Category Archives: Social Media

Civility and Humility – we should more often use our ability

As a student of human behavior (I’m right now nearly through Robert Cialdini’s 2016 book Pre-Suasion – A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade (don’t love the title but I do love the book), I too often find myself following … Continue reading

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Who are you? And no I’m not going to accept your LinkedIn invitation

In 2013 I wrote about the need for people to protect their own network when using LinkedIn. As social media and its use are now more mature (well maybe a little), LinkedIn has ended up being one of the most successful … Continue reading

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Facebook provides a lens of your life

Facebook is still only 12 years young and there are still plenty of people that remember LBF – Life Before Facebook. And even if Facebook usage is waning amongst millennials and Gen Z’ers (younger than Millennials), I would not bet … Continue reading

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Is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg among the best CEO ‘s in the U.S. today?

A few years ago it would have been unthinkable to consider twenty-something and millennial Mark Zuckerberg in the same vein as Jack Welch. But there I just did it and I think it’s worth consideration. Jack Welch was a terrific … Continue reading

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Social media can and does provide users with true utility in the real world

When people think about all those lost hours on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, or any other social network do they think about the true utility or value in passing time engaging on these networks? The answer is a … Continue reading

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What if Twitter isn’t an effective marketing platform?

On Wednesday May 6, it was reported in the Wall Street Journal that Twitter’s CFO Anthony Noto has also been named CMO of the company. From the article in Wednesday’s WSJ: “The changes also come as Twitter’s management, led by … Continue reading

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Two fingers in a Tumblr – Yahoo has something to cheer about

              On Wednesday this week the New York Times reported that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said that Yahoo had ‘strong third-quarter financial performance on Tuesday, breaking a pattern of revenue declines and posting profits … Continue reading

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