Over the past couple months I've thought about what it means for my generation to live life and share almost 85 percent of it to the world -- a scary and amazing concept. Here are a couple things I've learned about letting go of a past that is still searchable on Google.
It's almost the end of the month. Those who have purposely developed some New Year's resolution last year (technically, last month), might want to re-visit those from now.
What exactly is a "digital native" and more importantly, what should we non-"digital native" educators do to help students manage their online identities? That's a question Youth Radio--an Oakland-based, youth-driven media production company--set out to answer, by developing curriculum resources that prepare teachers to nurture conscious youth in the digital world.
Five years ago -- during the height of the social media marketing revolution -- many experts predicted the end of earned media -- influence gained through non-paid channels.
It may sound ridiculous at first, but a strategic deployment of the most common and visible form of personally identifiable information--the humble email address--might be enough to send a would-be identity thief packing to an easier mark.
How do you make content that the visitor wants to share? Key attributes: useful, emotion laden, factual, practical, newsjacks (events, moments in time, perspective).
Today Snapchat announced Discover, a new feature that allows users to find "stories" from big time media outlets like National Geographic, Comedy Central, ESPN, and CNN.
If you want to save yourself some time, money and frustration, here are the five things anybody must know before advertising on Facebook
After a small bit of fanfare and conjecture, Facebook rolled out a limited beta for its 'Facebook At Work' service. And while not much has leaked out of the limited testing, people have wondered just what Facebook is offering with this new app.
The Internet is simply an effective tool for connecting people. Whether the network becomes a force for good or evil is up to its users. It's only because millions of people have mobilized in defense of our rights to connect and communicate that the Internet pendulum occasionally swings toward doing good.
I've got to be connected -- we all do today. And I've always loved tech -- particularly the helpful kind built by entrepreneurs who respect and honor their customers.
"My balls, I wouldn't want anyone touching those. I would zip those up." Tom Brady just said that at this afternoon's press conference. And this morning, I tweeted Joe Scarborough, a man I normally can't stand, thanking him for defending Tom Brady's balls.
Yeah, Facebook is annoying. It's overused and overexposed. But, for parents of children who have rare diseases or disorders, special equipment, body differences, or something that makes them extra unique... it's the most precious invention, ever.
The Internet and subsequently social media was born out of a desire for humans to connect and collaborate with one another, whether it's adding content to someone's website or creating YouTube videos together.
What a difference a decade makes. Ten years ago, Facebook launched as a network strictly for college students. However, in 2014 more than half of online adults 65 and over are now using Facebook.
Eight years ago I began my career as a social media marketer. To give this time frame some context, the year was 2007