Archive | Social Media

Social media still isn’t a good idea…

This is just a quick follow-up to my post from 10 days ago about frustration with what social media is doing to me, and to many of the people I follow. TIME magazine just had a good article touching on many similar points that I was trying to make. In his work, Van Bavel has […]

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Social Media isn’t a good idea anymore

Social media sounds like a good idea, doesn’t it? You can chat with friends more easily than ever, get updates from family members, share baby and cat photos or root together for your favorite teams. Mark Zuckerberg has talked for years about “connecting the world” and “bringing the world closer together”, and it all sounds […]

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The Secret to Twitter Engagement

Brands and marketers have been trying for years to crack the secret to Twitter success. What does it take to get a tweet noticed in such a fast-moving stream of messages? How do you get noticed in a world of information overload? Wonder no more!!! I’ve found the secret to uber-enormous Twitter engagement!! Have a […]

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Second thoughts on social media

Two weeks away from Twitter? Yep, I did that recently. It was two of the most enjoyable weeks of my life. Part of the hiatus was because I was out of the country on vacation with my wife, and even though we had plenty of internet access, family policy is that we don’t advertise when […]

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