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About salamayad

Hey there, I'm Salama Ayad and I'm a student at the University of Oregon in Eugene. I'm majoring in public relations and I'm expecting to graduate in the spring term. I'm from Kuwait, and I came to Eugene in the fall of 2007. I am writing this blog for my J452 class and I hope you enjoy it!

Three Tips to Having a Successful Blog in Kuwait

Over the past three years blogging has become one of the Kuwaiti youth’s biggest spheres of influence. Kuwait is a small country, and trends become popular in small amounts of time. Once a few blogs became relatively popular, blogging became … Continue reading

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Rick Perry asks Supporters to “Forget Me Not”

We’ve all had our “ummm” moments that we can’t explain even though we knew what we needed to say; and for some, those moments can be damaging and consequential. Last week while I was watching the Republican presidential debate on … Continue reading

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Socialbots Sneak up on Social Networks

Just when you thought it was safe, a group of students at the University of British Columbia (UBC) proved you wrong. Fears about social network privacy and security have long been on the mind of anyone who has opened an … Continue reading

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Soccer Teams Chose Publicity Over Profit

Today I came across an interesting article about a Mexican soccer team that put each player’s Twitter handle on that player’s jersey, as well as the the team sponsor’s Twitter handle on all the players’ jerseys. That team is Club … Continue reading

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