Author: Rachel Wanovich's Articles
Privatized Social Media
May 23, 2023 at 9:00 am by Rachel Wanovich
Privatized social media platforms such as BeReal and Snapchat have gained a lot of attention in recent years, mainly among younger adults. There are many benefits to using more privatized forms of social media as opposed to popular, public platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok. While traditional social media platforms have been criticized for years for enabling online bullying, targeting, …
New NLRB Ruling Impacts Employee Discipline Over Outbursts
May 16, 2023 at 7:00 am by Rachel Wanovich
On May 1, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reversed its 2020 ruling from General Motors LLC in Lion Elastomers LLC Il, changing the standards relating to discipline or discharge of workers who overstep with offensive or abusive outbursts while engaging in activities protected by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The new employee discipline ruling grants more protection to employees during certain work-related activities when such misconduct is observed and is evaluated based on the context of the work-related activity. …
You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know
May 2, 2023 at 11:00 am by Rachel Wanovich
Thousands of social media platforms are home to billions of users around the globe. And information online can be elusive. How can you be sure you turned over every social media stone and looked in every corner of the web? How do you know when your search has been exhaustive? The truth is, you don’t know what you don’t know.
What you might not know:
You may be familiar with popular social media platforms like Facebook, …
The Truth About Truth Social
Apr 24, 2023 at 2:24 pm by Rachel Wanovich
What is Truth Social?
In October 2021, former President Donald Trump announced the launch of his new social media application, Truth Social. People say that the platform provides a new space for “big voices” that mainstream social media companies like Twitter and Facebook have silenced. The launch of Truth Social comes after Trump was banned from Twitter and other social media platforms following the Capitol Hill riot on January 6, …
Verified Social Media Account
Apr 7, 2023 at 7:00 am by Rachel Wanovich
Ever wonder what that blue checkmark on a person’s social media profile image means? It indicates that the user owns a “verified social media account.” And at Meta, they’re opening up opportunities for social media users on Facebook and Instagram the opportunity to verify their accounts.
What does verification mean?
Account verification is a process that protects social media’s most popular users from impersonation. …
The Human Touch: a Critical Part of Online Investigations
Apr 5, 2023 at 8:00 am by Rachel Wanovich
Written in collaboration with Stephanie Fikisz and ChatGPT
Human intelligence should not be separated from artificial intelligence. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an integral part of modern technology, transforming the way businesses operate and people live their lives. AI software can process large amounts of data and make predictions based on patterns it discovers, enabling businesses to optimize their operations and make informed decisions. …