I will try my best to not sound cynical in this post considering I went through a mid-life Facebook crisis but to keep a long story short, I reached a point in my feed that the political, social and cultural stories that were consuming my thoughts were enough to call it quits. For someone like [...]
I’m a fan of Justin Bieber. I’m also a fan of Rob Ford. Yes I admit it. Being a fan of these two individuals can result in a lot of ire from a majority of people who aren’t necessarily receptive to the behaviors of either Justin or Rob. And rightfully so. I mean we’re all [...]
We are blessed with a number of social networking sites unlike the previous generations. There are plenty of ways to connect to our friends and professionals online with these applications. Communication is not a problem when you have applications like Google+, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn installed in your android. Let us reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of these applications in order to decide the best among st them.
Advertisers. Inevetible. And with Facebook in particular, you may have noticed a recent trend in your Newsfeed: an influx of advertising. The internet has long been a symoblization of an ad free world where a corporate presence almost felt taboo. The origins of the internet included the doctrine of a universal resource of information, accessible and available to anyone.
“There are two kinds of people on social networks: those who want more followers and those who are lying. Let’s be honest; gaining more followers is the acid test of social media because it shows whether you are interesting, intelligent, and cool.” – Guy Kawasaki
Facebook has emerged as a viable marketing platform for those serious bloggers who wish to share their ideas and vision with global audience. Effective channelization of the marketing strategy is sure to bring increased returns to the business and social media sites have emerged as a viable tool to accomplish this endeavor.
I try my best to refrain from discussing topics unrelated to social media, like hockey and riots. But because I’m a huge Vancouver Canucks fan, it would be difficult for me to not share my thoughts on what happened at the end of the Stanley Cup finals. I would have never considered that social media and rioting could be so connected.