Back in the "good old day's (whenever that was) sex was not something anyone talked about openly, unless you were in a safe zone comprising adults o...
Woodstock it was a mess and don't let anyone tell you different. It was hot, cold, dirty, muddy, and smelly and most of the time you couldn't even hear the music. But, epic nevertheless.
The business model was predicated upon a small business owner (an "agent") who was active in the community, built relationships up over time and knew most of their customers on a first name basis.
We are all unique and have different gifts to share, but "specialness" is not just bestowed upon only a chosen few.
Facebook, with 1.39 billion active users, is the world's de facto forum. As such, it has a responsibility to its users -- at the very least, a responsibility to adhere to its own stated guidelines.
One problem marketers find difficult to overcome is how do you get buyers to choose your product when they are in the habit of buying other brands?
Do I have to explain myself to my own son now that I am just about to turn 60? I gave him the "mom stare" -- you know the one (trust me, muscle memory brings it right back no matter how many years it's been since you have needed it).
Last-minute trips can be really fun but they definitely need pre-trip planning. Going with the flow is the most important tip.
Madonna, Drake and the apparent tonguing that went on at Coachella dominated my Twitter and Facebook feeds for what seemed like a very long time.
I imagine you thought it would be fun for people to see what they were up to one year ago today and perhaps even insightful to have the chance to reflect on how they have grown or changed over the past year. However, I fear that in the development of this feature you neglected to think about its impact on one particular group of people -- those who have experienced significant loss in their lives.
Hillary's announcement numbers were revolutionary. They literally redefined the standards for digital politics and came close to rock star status.
Curaytor's Chris Smith and Jimmy Mackin are masters of Facebook and know how to successfully promote their business and their clients' businesses on the hugely popular social media platform.
Mobile phone saturation has arrived, regardless of the county, culture or demographics. They are embedded in our lives and an integral part of any marketer's digital reach and strategy.
While several other video sharing sites have tried to kill it off, it remains elusive and strong. Like House Targarean being powered by the force of Dragons, YouTube has another mighty animal that mesmerizes its audiences: the cat.
There are always many articles and opinions flying around about the monster that social media can be, all relevant and important. But like everything else in our lives, we each need to find our own balance, and this includes balance with social media and technology.
As a student journalist, I will be the first to say that I advocate free speech. But, with free speech comes an expensive responsibility, and it is when we forget these responsibilities that we become blind to the backgrounds and well-beings of others.