Entomologists Discuss Discovery’s “Mosquito” Documentary: A Live-Tweet Recap

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The old adage “bad press is better than no press” has a long history, and it surely applies to coverage of insects broadly and insects that are harmful to humans, more specifically. If you missed the Discovery channel program Mosquito that aired last Thursday night, July 6, then you missed a chance to see some of […]

Entomologists Talk Twitter at ICE 2016

Tyler Wist (Twitter handle: @TylerWist1), an entomologist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, went to the ESA Tweetup at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology. The Tweetup is a chance for people who communicate via Twitter to meet each other face to face. Tyler spoke with Scott Meers (Twitter handle: @ABbugcounter) about how he uses Twitter […]

Entomologists Talk About Twitter, Parts II and III

In these videos by Tanya Josek, entomologists at the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America talk about Twitter, including some possible downsides and drawbacks. Click here to view Part One.

Entomologists Talk About Twitter at Entomology 2015

By Derek Woller Twitter — some love it and some are indifferent, but I think we can all agree that it’s rapidly changing how people communicate with one another on a global scale, particularly when it comes to science. In this video, I challenge three of the most prolific entomological tweeters in North America — […]

Reaching Beyond Our Horizons: Combining Insects With Enthusiasm on Social Media

By Morgan Jackson If you’re reading Entomology Today, you probably have a passing familiarity with social-networking sites (often referred to simply as “social media”) like Facebook, Twitter, and the seemingly endless variety of new and evolving apps, networks, and tools. While the shear variety of social media may be as daunting as the wave of […]