My favorite posts on Facebook are ones that share something honest and meaningful -- an opinion, a thought, a perspective, an experience. Of all my friends, the one who does this most consistently is Milan Chakraborty, an old college buddy who is now a film producer.
To these men and women (and many, many more), life is more than about doing a job and getting paid. It's about making a difference and following your passions. It's about connecting deeply to what you believe in, and expressing your values to others.
When girls grow up believing we are our appearance, and when the media glorifies -- and bombards us with -- an appearance that is so unrealistic, we are set up for dissatisfaction, low self-esteem and a less-fulfilled life.
It has been said that fitspiration is really just thinspiration in disguise. What happened to trying to be healthier for the sake of being healthier? These days, it's all about striving to look more attractive. Appearance seems to be in the forefront of concern, and health is taking a back seat.
If you want to avoid committing the faux pas of describing a colleague or an acquaintance as a friend, here are some rules for when it's fair game to use the term.
Studies show that the biggest mistake entrepreneurs and businesses make on social media is not investing enough. Though experts continue to espouse the virtues and benefits of social media, many businesses and thought leaders have failed to make it a priority.
Almost three-fourths of Americans worry about how much personal information is available online, and more than half feel like they can't trust social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to keep their personal information.
As I began to learn more and more, the direct effect of that was me beginning to share more and more about what I believe in and what was happening in my classroom. It is a two-way street. Being a connected educator does not only impact you, but you begin to impact others.
Conditions are rife for a global revolution, with channels to drive one ever strengthening. All that's missing is a charismatic leader to pull the strings. History imparts that person will arrive. Pray for goodness because it could be evil.
Do you think you knew all the basic human resources questions hiring companies like to ask? What are your strengths? Weaknesses? HR 101, I call them. Familiar?
I asked my 60-year-old dad to define some popular hashtags. And even I couldn't have imagined all of the glorious, absurd things he came up with.
Did you know that human trafficking is the second largest criminal enterprise in the world? No? Most people don't.
As an OG of Facebook, I feel inclined to offer advice. There are rules to this shit, as Biggie once said. Thus, I've written a 'Liking Manual,' a step-by-step booklet to clean up the Feeds, and help tweetsters get their digital game on track.
The images from and about Gaza disseminated through social media are striking, searing, poignant and loaded with messages, proving, yet again, that a ...
I ran into Wendy Wilson (of Wilson Phillips) at M.Fredric clothing store on Ventura Boulevard last week. I was killing some time before my mani-pedi. My daughter had just dropped me off. That was a first.
Unless there is blood, smoke or threatened police arrests, Occupy consistently complains that mainstream media reporters ignore or shy away from social protests and activism -- their movement, in particular.