Facebook has introduced a new feature for its mobile users allowing them to share their location with friends. It is an "opt in" feature, meaning you don't have to sign up for it. On the surface, it seems to be a useful tool for people to use. But the new Facebook "feature" is pretty dangerous.
Samantha is the co-founder and SVP of Salmon Social, a new social media app. Samantha graduated with a degree in advertising from the University of Co...
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We have all felt alone, lost, and unsupported. We cannot let the next generation feel so abandoned when we have so many resources at our disposal to help them. Each and every one of us can be an active advocate for change by just using our voice, in person or online.
Take a look at H&M. About 50,000 of their 2 million fans double-tapped this photo that announced a new line of crop tops.
Most people say they want to age at home, but there's a funny thing about that. Although folks want to stay in familiar surroundings to be near friends and family, too many people as they get older find themselves stranded in their own neighborhoods, suffering from a shrinking social network.
While contacting companies to help redo our kitchen and bathroom I came across something which I found fascinating yet frustrating at the same time. ...
But I'm perfectly capable of searching for, and then reading those tweets all by my lonesome. I don't need them spoon fed to me by a spray tanned TV personality. Perhaps if I were functionally illiterate I'd feel differently
Suey Park is the Bitcoin of activism. Her hashtag movements are a digital phenomenon. Her value is determined by how much others buy into her. The lack of institutional backing allows her to disrupt the status quo. And just like digital currencies, hashtag activism is vulnerable to shadowy intrigues and corrupting influences.
Ever post a status update on Facebook and feel distraught when no one "likes" or comments on it? Does the prospect of being misunderstood on Twitter keep you from participating in the digital dialogue?
These changes will affect not only the aesthetics of the platform, which make it look strangely Facebook-esque, but will also offer some pretty cool added functionalities.
Nothing is more satisfying than connecting, truly connecting, with another soul or group of souls. Mostly, however, we skim the surface, maintain our poise, do not penetrate or reveal.
We have entered an era where holders of mass data are now being considered international actors with power beginning to match that of nation states.
It is that monumental time of year. Spring is in the air. Cherry blossoms are blooming. Letters stuffed with confetti are arriving... or not. For man...
By now, many businesses recognize the advantages of social media: reach your audience for free or at a low cost, build your brand, and share your expertise.
I see technology as I would a developing person who is transitioning from adolescence into adulthood. Much like a person's early life, these first 20 years have been filled with rapid development, exuberance, awkwardness, impulsivity, excess, impatience, a lack of wisdom and perspective, and missteps.