If you are looking at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or any other social network and are scratching your head as to how the type of content that is displaying in your feeds got there, you may want to begin rethinking how you are using your social networks. If you are looking for quality (boy, I sure… Continue reading Why you need to start saying NO in Social Media
You’ve seen it, the way other people are able to get social interactions left, right and center. Almost like people are sitting there waiting for them to post something, anything, then BAM, before your very eyes they have a bunch of likes or retweets or anything that signifies they approve. You may ask yourself often… Continue reading How commonality creates conversation
Okay, so perhaps the title sounds a little negative and normally I don’t like going to the Darkside, unless there are jelly doughnuts. However, I feel as though social sites like Facebook, Twitter and now even Google+ have people making the sites feel negative, or perhaps it is just the way it makes me feel,… Continue reading Stop killing social networks by begging for likes and retweets
Have you noticed the increase of pictures on Social Networks as of late? Google+ users have pretty much been doing this since the social network was still closed to the public. However, Facebook users have taken the picture sharing up a notch since that is what many people seem to be sharing these days. I… Continue reading Are pictures taking over the web?
Some employers may be wondering if their employees are using social media at work and/or if they should be allowed to use it. There are businesses that encourage their workers to use their personal accounts on social networks during working hours, due to wanting their employees to have an online presence. However, there are some… Continue reading Should social media in the workplace be used for business or pleasure, if at all?
Social media is a realm that is open to men and women of every race and nationality (other than in the nations where they’re blocked, of course). There are a handful of networks that are geared towards one sex or the other, but for the most part men are perfectly welcome on Pinterest and women… Continue reading Other than Tagged.com, all social networks are sexually lopsided
For the last few months, I have been asked on and off why I didn’t have a TECHi presence on Google+. There are many reasons: our focus on our Facebook page, our ever-growing Twitter presence, the lack of tools that integrate directly with Google+, and, of course, time (or lack thereof) all played a role.… Continue reading Follow TECHi on Google+
During the last ten years, social networks have evolved from simple communication hubs to veritable agents of change; galvanizing thousands of people over political discourse, creating and changing industries, and all in all, transforming people’s lives. Just couple of years back, many people dismissed Facebook as a place for kids to share their rants/pictures. Today,… Continue reading How social networks have changed our world
When I heard that Google had put out their first Google+ television commercial, I was both impressed and a little excited. “Finally,” I thought, “they’re going to make a push to bring Google+ into mainstream consciousness.” I watched the commercial and immediately facepalmed. Despite clear indications from users and bloggers that Google+ Circles is a… Continue reading Google+ television ads are pointing people in the wrong direction
Since its launch in late June, Google+ has attracted 25 million unique global visitors. That ascent has far outpaced the growth of MySpace, Twitter, and Facebook, prompting many observers to wonder if Google’s new social network will eventually overtake Facebook in popularity. Although the unique visitor count slowed at the end of July, the network’s… Continue reading Google+ becomes the fastest growing social network