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Jason Boucher
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Jason Boucher is the social media manager at The University of New Hampshire, where he's responsible for developing and leading UNH's social media strategy and coordinating related activities. In addition, Jason is webmaster and senior editor for UNHTales, an interactive student-produced website. Jason has been a featured speaker at many higher education and social media conferences through out America and is proud to call The University of New Hampshire his alma mater.

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Snapchat Geofilters: How Do They Work?

(1) Comments | Posted April 26, 2016 | 6:40 PM

Snapchat Geofilters
Does your business or institution use Snapchat? It's the fastest growing mobile app among teens in the United States, passing Twitter and the very popular Instagram. In a recent PiperJaffray survey, 28 percent of teenagers consider Snapchat...

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Crisis Management Planning for Social Media

(1) Comments | Posted January 29, 2016 | 2:39 PM

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It happens to us all, it's just a matter of when will it happen?

When a crisis is identified, it may be tempting to wait until all the facts are available before proceeding. Anyone impacted will want answers as soon as possible. It's...

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Killing Twitter

(0) Comments | Posted January 8, 2016 | 4:37 PM

There are massive rumblings that Twitter is changing it's character limit from 140 characters to 10,000 - just as they have already done with direct messages. If Twitter goes forward and makes this drastic, unwanted change, it will essentially kill the micro-blogging app so many of us have come to...

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Up Periscope: Broadcasting Live Video On Your Smartphone

(3) Comments | Posted April 2, 2015 | 3:55 PM

By now, you should be aware of two brand new live-streaming video apps: Periscope and Meerkat. Both applications allow unfiltered, live video broadcasts straight from your smartphone. (iOS only, Android coming soon.) Broadcasts can happen anywhere, anytime and there is no time limit on the length of your broadcast, but...

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The Turkish Tweet: Can It Really Be Stopped?

(1) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 12:39 PM

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Thanks to Miley Cyrus, we all know about twerking, but do you know the definition of 'twurking?' It's a new word I just created about 2 minutes before sitting down to write today's blog post... 'Twurking' is when you illegally send a...

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Social Media During Tragedy

(1) Comments | Posted September 30, 2013 | 4:47 PM

Social media can be our best friend during a tragedy by helping search and collect information fast. But social media can also make our institution look insensitive during a time of crisis if not curated appropriately.

Do you manage multiple social media accounts at your school? Scheduling and managing future...

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Using LinkedIn to Find an Internship or Job

(1) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 11:19 AM

Are you finishing college this year? Will you be seeking employment or looking for an internship come the end of the semester? How do you pursue your dream job? Are you spending a lot of time organizing your resume? Are you networking with alumni? If you haven't, take advantage of...

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