Let’s start with the bottom line first. Both sides of the argument have valid points. With that said, let’s get to the facts on the matter… The full story can be found on Buzzfeed, but here’s the short version: A woman heard an inappropriate joke told behind her at a conference. She tweeted the incident… Continue reading Was @adriarichards right or wrong about #donglegate?
Around 5:00 pm on Thursday, reports started flying in about child pornography being circulated on Facebook. This isn’t anything new – psychos around the world upload terrible things to all of the social media sites every day. It’s a constant flow but most sites have protocols to keep the exposure limited and few people share… Continue reading The biggest problem with the child porn that hit Facebook is that 16,000 people shared it
It was probably just a statistical anomaly. There’s not chance that a social network that is comprised 3:2 women over men would intentionally invite a shockingly high percentage of male journalists to their biggest press event in a while, right? They sent out invites to the publications and by strange coincidence, the ratio of male… Continue reading Facebook has more female users but much more male journalists covering it
The internet didn’t create trolls. It made them more widespread because it made being one easier. There are many publications that make a living by trolling and, despite what some would say about the practice, it really isn’t that big of a deal. You know that when you go to popular publications like Buzzfeed, Gawker,… Continue reading 3 rules about powerful trolls that every publicist must know
Two years ago, 3D televisions and computer displays were going to be the technological advancement that changed the game. It didn’t. If flopped. It went from being a huge part of CES 2011 to a no-show at CES 2013. The “next big thing” that did make a stout appearance at CES 2013 was 4K Ultra… Continue reading 4K Ultra HD may fill the void that 3D never could
Facebook purists will pan this post. They will say that the best way to post to Facebook is to post whatever you’re doing or thinking right now, that “planning” posts is not only insincere but that it undermines the point of Facebook altogether. Their points are valid and noted. Now, let’s talk about reality. Busy… Continue reading 5 ways to post to Facebook that keep it fresh (and 5 tools to avoid)
There was a time not too long ago when being called a “geek” was considered derogatory. People avoided geekiness as much as possible and only the few who settled for who they were had the ability to embrace their geekness and make the most of it. Today, things are different. People want to be considered… Continue reading Which kind of geek are you?