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Oct. 3: Murrow College at WSU Everett hosts ‘Ethics in 3D Spaces’ panel

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EVERETT, Wash. – Technology and media industry leaders will explore the ethical issues unfolding within emerging social virtual reality platforms at a breakfast and panel discussion titled “Ethics in 3D Spaces,” 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Tiered Lecture Hall,  room 102, at WSU Everett, 915 N. Broadway. » More …

IRS breaking law by mining data, probing social media, says WSU professor  

By Eric Sorensen, WSU News

Kim HouserPULLMAN, Wash. – The Internal Revenue Service is breaking several laws by mining large data sets and combing through social media posts in its search for people to audit, a Washington State University professor says. » More …

Social media, regular folks are reshaping fashion industry

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WSU fashion researcher Jihyeong Son. (Photo by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services)

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – As social media becomes the catwalk of the fashion industry, a Washington State University researcher is examining how it influences the way consumers interact and the merchandise they buy. » More …

April 6, 20: WSU offers free branding webinars for job-seekers

By Richard H. Miller, Academic Outreach & Innovation

Brand-YouPULLMAN, Wash. – People under 25 sometimes delete social media posts to prepare for employer scrutiny. Older job-seekers may worry less about deletion and more about addition, such as of posts that show professional accomplishments and capabilities. » More …

WSU research analyzes social media’s Ice Bucket Challenge

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

als-ice-bucketPULLMAN, Wash. – Last summer’s Ice Bucket Challenge swept the country – a fundraiser to fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that became a social media phenomenon. But why was it so successful? » More …

Book untangles complexity of social media law

Houser-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Be careful little hands what you type. If you didn’t know you could be found liable for posting links on your or your company’s website, making negative comments about someone in another state or blogging about a new product before it’s released, now is the time to obtain a copy of Kimberly Houser’s new book “The Legal Guide to Social Media Marketing.” » More …