social media http://ripr.org en From the What Not to Do Department... http://ripr.org/post/what-not-do-department <p>An admissions officer at Penn has encountered the power of the internet, as well as the perils of social media. Nadirah Farah Foley was fired for posting excerpts from college applications and mocking them on her personal Facebook page.</p><p>Here's the <a href="http://www.thedp.com/article/2013/02/former-admissions-officer-mocked-applicants-on-facebook" target="_blank">full story</a> from <em>The Daily Pennsylvanian</em>.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:07:50 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 11104 at http://ripr.org The tweeters take a hit at the Statehouse http://ripr.org/post/tweeters-take-hit-statehouse <p>Is there a Rhode Island lawmaker willing&nbsp;to embrace the get-it-all-out-there ethos of Twitter once the General Assembly launches a new session&nbsp;in January?</p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 8490 at http://ripr.org