Category Archives: Social Media

The Revolution of Hashtaging

It is without a doubt that that social media is an innovation of the Internet and a forefront of the World Wide Web. Social media has been an avenue for information sharing and a port for connectivity for individuals no … Continue reading

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“…There is no substitute for first-hand information…” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

We all know that broadcast media has been the main source of information dissemination for the last 90+ years. However, a fundamental shift in the way news and information are disseminated is rapidly occurring. The increased usage of the internet … Continue reading

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Emerging Seniors, Emerging Media, Emerging Opportunities

According to the Pew Research Center’s 2010 Internet & American Life Project, there will be over 26 million seniors using the internet in the U.S. by 2015. By 2030, tech-savvy baby boomers will mature into this demographic, making nearly one … Continue reading

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Paid to Use Facebook?

I recently came across an article on Tech Crunch called, “Facebook Unveils Facebook At Work, Lets Businesses Create Their Own Social Networks.”  This immediately caught my attention because not only am I interested in the many ways society uses Facebook, … Continue reading

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#Like a Girl

In many of the discussions about the Hashtag Bowl, also known as the Super Bowl, an ad that tugged at our heartstrings and began conversations keeps coming back up. Not the Nationwide ad – which less tugged at heartstings and more … Continue reading

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Social Media Marketing: So Easy Even a Caveman Can Do It

“I’ve heard that my business should be active in social media. That should be easy.” That’s how it starts. Your neighborhood plumber/hair stylist/restaurateur has gotten the brilliant idea that they need to have a presence on Facebook. Or maybe a … Continue reading

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Stop Performing: Get Off the Social Media Stage

How do we remain human when as Sherry Turkle so aptly puts it in her book “Alone Together,” we are alone even when we are together? Where is our humanness when we sit in a room supposedly watching TV with … Continue reading

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