I have hesitated to tell my story, mostly because he's still out there and I don't know where he is or if he is still peering into my social media. I've tried to block him out of my mind but realize sharing my story has the potential to bring awareness to an important issue of cyber education and safety for youth.
Twitter's new live-streaming application Periscope is quickly gaining popularity, and entrepreneurs are racing to become known as the go-to experts on the platform.
So the next time you find yourself grumping about people sharing a selfie, a cheesy image quote, a picture of their dog, a sunset, their coffee, or any other life event -- consider that maybe it's not about them being too "me" focused, but about how much you really care about hearing about them at that particular moment in time.
With social media being a part of most everyone's day, the attack memes and Repubs vs. Demos and vice versa has started en force. I've already had three or four friends threaten to un-friend or un-follow anyone who posts hate-filled political stuff.
We're a permanently lit, constantly over stimulated, and always connected without any connection culture.
The last time that you visited a spa did the therapist recommend a retail product to you? If your spa's retail area is fairly extensive they probably should have. Even if you had a massage.
Have you heard this advice before: "Follow your passions!" "Do what you love!"? And have you thought, what if my passions are my hobbies? Things that I could never be paid for?
If you have ever climbed a mountain, although the journey is strenuous, you know how exciting it is to realize you are about to get on top of one of the world's roofs; especially for the first time when you do not yet know what to expect or how it is going to be like.
Global Impact began 60 years ago as, "a federation that allowed for international non-profits such as Save, Care, and World Vision to be featured in large scale giving campaigns with the federal government and the private sector." They now raise funds through campaigns and through the workplace.
In honor of Facebook's amazing achievement of one in seven (predictors of its demise pay heed), I hope and pray that we will remember the other, less fortunate one in sevens.
For my contemporaries, let's remember to be more introspective, less harsh on ourselves with our follies and less aggrandizing with our accomplishments. Listen, do not compare, connect and remember -- we have a purpose.
Social media can be a wonderful tool for connecting with our friends, family and colleagues. It can also yank us out of the present moment, bombard us with messages that aren't helpful, and leave us feeling overwhelmed and unwell. How do we find a balance?
Schools have rules, grades, tests, competitions, and hopefully, learning. If kids want to enjoy school, be inspired, maintain their desires for discovery, and have fun, they need to find their own pace at learning and not be pressured into doing more or less.
The National Dog Day celebrity Tweets continue! In fact, on National Dog Day more than 558,000 Tweets were sent. That's a lot of pup love.
The truth is I wish you posted more on Facebook. It's a fact that I feel closer to my friends who post regularly on Facebook than I do to those who rely only on phone calls or visits for sharing their lives with me.
While Facebook has been available to the public for almost 10 years, you can still become an early adopter for one of its features that is rapidly gaining popularity in the entrepreneurial community right now.