As much as I wanted to hang on to the barrage of stimuli and the thoughts tumbling through my head to mull over later, I killed that option bit by bit with every tap on the screen. I couldn't resist the profound urge to capture the experience -- I just went about it the wrong way.
"A perfect day in NYC would be a balance of favorite places and new discoveries. I try to walk everywhere because it's the best way to discover new things in the city. Even when I am in a neighborhood that I am familiar with, I purposely take a different route each time."
While Rihanna and Usher use Instagram to show off their latest outfits or connect with fans, many organizations are using the network to create awareness, spur action, and make positive change in the food and agriculture system.
Social engagement managers fear a lot of things: typos; dead links; people asking if you "just tweet for a living"; and tweeting from the wrong account in Tweetdeck, or worse, on mobile late some Friday night... But if there's one thing we don't have to fear anymore, it's building our following and justifying our job's importance, thanks to Gary Vaynerchuck's new book, "Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook."
Selfies on their own are neither good nor bad; they do not only signify narcissism nor do they signal a need to be praised, nor are they innocent images of altruism.
I was pleased to learn that the latest popular dating app, Tinder, now has an Android client. Besides forcing me to reactivate my Facebook account, it seems simple enough. Unfortunately, I quickly realized that this was going to turn in to a massive time sink. Perhaps, I thought, I could optimize it?
Social media is really good at outrage because of the speed and ease in which it spreads. With just a few keystrokes you can take up a cause without any real conviction, commitment or action.
Facebook is still useful to us (20-somethings)... but it isn't cool anymore. It's not a stylish accessory -- it never was. It began as a rite of passage into the four drunken years that are college and grew into something most people just have and wouldn't know how to function without.
Civilization is a joint project that requires as much heavy lifting on the part of government as it does leadership of the market. Its greatness is neither going to be defined by the size and power of its corporate entities and how well governments balance ledgers nor by the hoarding of wealth by a few.
A quick glance provided the context for the meeting, notes from previous encounters, and often times contained personal information.
Before I learned that Tony Fadell was former SVP of Apple's iPod division and had reported directly to Steve Jobs, there was a sense that he abided b...
All I'm asking, New Yorkers, is that you either honestly document the city, including the trash bags that get buried for months under the snow when the blizzard hits, or quit clogging up my feed with propaganda.
On a beer-drenched stage, a microphone once electrocuted him, but he kept singing. Bart Cameron, the lead singer of Seattle indie band The Foghorn...
Girls are relying on the opinions of others in a public forum to evaluate how they should perceive themselves based, of course, on how others perceive them.
By Bianca Brooks and Sophie Varon Are you more likely to be bullied online or in person? We asked that question in a poll. 64 people answered and wh...
Global Yodel sent Lorcan Finnegan out with a DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Ireland to get his perspective on what it means to use a travel guide in his hometown. He sent back this amazing locals guide and a beautiful photo series of the streets of Dublin.