Campus Overload: Twitter


Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 12/01/2010

According to Twitter, students are stressed out

For the past few days, I have been reading hundreds and hundreds of tweets about finals and other end-of-the-semester rituals. And you will never guess what students are saying: OMG, they are stressed out!

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:20 PM ET, 12/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Networking | Tags:  Twitter

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 11/25/2010

Colleges everywhere wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

The best part of working today (other than being around a really fun group of co-workers) is watching all of the holiday wishes float down my Twitter feed. I think this could be the most peaceful I have seen Twitter all year...

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:23 PM ET, 11/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Networking | Tags:  Thanksgiving, Twitter

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 10/25/2010

College essay advice from the Twitterverse

I reached out to the Twitterverse to get advice (in less than 140 characters) for high school students tasked with writing a college admissions essay.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:27 PM ET, 10/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions | Tags:  George Washington, Iowa State, Twitter, admissions

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 09/09/2010

Harrisburg University plans social media blackout

But starting Monday, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in Pennsylvania will block all social networking sites on the campus network, including Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and AOL Instant Messenger.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:39 PM ET, 09/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Networking | Tags:  Facebook, Harrisburg, Twitter

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 08/27/2010

Moving (and tweeting) into college

It's dorm move-in week at many colleges across the country -- that means traffic jams, huge piles of cardboard boxes, first-weekend-back parties and, of course, tweeted thoughts. Here are a few that caught my eye this week ... (Oh, and...

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:26 PM ET, 08/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Networking | Tags:  Twitter

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 08/13/2010

Final intern tweets of the summer

Summer internships are obviously winding down or already over, as Twitter has become more abuzz with intern goodbyes than intern complaints. But here are a few tweets that caught my eye this week.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:44 PM ET, 08/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns | Tags:  Internships, Twitter

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 08/06/2010

Intern tweets of the week

It's Friday, so here's your weekly list of the funniest things I have seen interns (or their bosses or co-workers) say on Twitter this week ... @aliassquint Just saw the Secretary of the Treasury! Timothy Geithner is like an idol...

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:20 PM ET, 08/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns | Tags:  Internships, Twitter

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 07/30/2010

Interns tweet along as summer winds down

This week on Twitter there were lots and lots of interns counting down the days to the end of their internships, thanking co-workers for final lunches and explaining how excited they are to go back to school. In many cases,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:25 AM ET, 07/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns | Tags:  Internships, Twitter

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 07/23/2010

Hilarious (& sweet) intern tweets of the week

Every week I compile a list of internship-related tweets that catch my eye. There are a lot of interns on Twitter complaining about their internships, employers complaining about their interns, and both parties publicly confessing to things they really shouldn't...

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:20 AM ET, 07/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns | Tags:  Internships, Twitter

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 07/16/2010

Tweets of the week from intern world

Happy Follow Friday! Again, here is your weekly roundup of snarky, funny, lame and hilarious tweets about or by interns. Enjoy! @auWESome intern indy just asked "What's the age of consent in Alabama?". What the hell did he do this...

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:14 PM ET, 07/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns | Tags:  Internships, Twitter

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 07/09/2010

The tweet life of interns

Each week I keep an eye out for hilarious, amusing, cute or shocking tweets about internships and interns. Here's what tweeters were saying this week ... @tbelkas Just heard an intern say about someone else, "she's 27, she's not old-old..not...

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:49 PM ET, 07/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns | Tags:  Internships, Twitter

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 07/01/2010

Greatest intern tweets of the week

So, here we go, the fourth round of the funniest, more interesting or most alarming things interns (or their bosses and co-workers) have said on Twitter. @ConnieAguilar Our intern is playing Justin Bieber from her Itunes library. I'm considering breaking...

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:03 PM ET, 07/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns | Tags:  Internships, Twitter

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 06/25/2010

Funny intern stories in 140 characters

This is my third week of compiling a list of the funniest internship-related tweets. Kudos to the tweeters who write cute, interesting, wonderful things about their interns/internships. But for everyone else, I have two pieces of advice: Interns -- Stop...

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:25 AM ET, 06/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns | Tags:  Internships, Twitter

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 06/24/2010

Tweeting your way into college?

I received a great question via Facebook this week from a community college student in California who is planning to transfer to a four-year university. She is following her top four favorite colleges on Twitter -- but should she be...

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:15 PM ET, 06/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions | Tags:  Admissions, Twitter

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 06/11/2010

Tweets give a glimpse of the life of the summer intern

Funny tweets about interns or internships around the country.

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:57 AM ET, 06/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns, D.C. Interns, D.C. Interns | Tags:  Internships, Twitter

Posted at 06:19 PM ET, 02/19/2010

The Week in Tweets

This is my version of Follow Friday -- a collection of my favorite tweets from the week. Next week, help me compile the list by forwarding your picks to @wpjenna. @CICM Oh, twitter, can I filter out all these danged...

By Jenna Johnson  |  06:19 PM ET, 02/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Networking | Tags:  Twitter

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 02/05/2010

The Week in Tweets

This is my version of Follow Friday -- a collection of the most interesting, enlightening or amusing tweets from the week. Next week, help me compile the list by forwarding your picks to @wpjenna. @TFLN (219): rather than putting your...

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:09 PM ET, 02/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Networking | Tags:  Twitter