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Foundation to Award Networking Star at Social Event

Jim Luce | Posted 05.16.2015 | New York
Jim Luce

A New York City business and philanthropic leader will receive the J. Luce Foundation's Global Adviser Award on May 19 at a networking event for established professionals supporting children with cancer in the Steelcase offices on Columbus Circle.

How to Ramp Up Your Twitter Engagement

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.14.2015 | Technology
Craig Newmark

My team and I test social networks and social media tools to see what's getting the job done, and here are 4 social media tools (that're free or pretty inexpensive) that might be worth checking out.

It's a Small World After All

Danielle Posa | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Posa

We never know exactly how many people are listening to what we say, watching what we do, or reading what we post... but we'd be crazy to think that it's anything less than a whole lot.

An Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg: How Facebook and Stupid Cat Videos Can Do Some Real Good

Madeleine Melcher | Posted 04.22.2015 | Impact
Madeleine Melcher

What if when someone posted a video of singing cats or of their own pet they had a pop up option of donating to a charity that saves shelter animals? Or when someone posted something about a promotion that they just got, they gave to a back to work program?

Young and Entrepreneurial: 25-Year-Old Tip'd Off CEO Akshay Oberai -- Building a Social Network for Wall Street

David Ongchoco | Posted 03.26.2015 | Small Business
David Ongchoco

Entrepreneurship runs in the blood of Akshay. His father was a Silicon Valley tech veteran who encouraged Akshay to intern in startups early on starting at 14 years old.

I Get Rye With a Little Help From My Friends

Bruce Y. Lee | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Bruce Y. Lee

You can still be friends with someone without eating with him or her. If your resolve is not strong enough and you find yourself eating deep friend cupcakes every time you are with certain friends, then perhaps you should stick to non-eating activities when hanging out with them.

10 Quick Tips for Bloggers in 2015

Brian Hanley | Posted 04.11.2015 | Technology
Brian Hanley

Pay attention. Know your audience. Know which topics appeal to your audience. Know which topics don't. Develop posts that answer your audience's most pressing questions. And most importantly, demonstrate your appreciation for the people who follow your blog.

Brian Williams, NBC, Social Media, PR and Branding

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

I am not ready to conclude, as some have, that the new media age offers a free pass on traditional media ethics and credibility. If anything, our social media age demands higher standards of transparency, authenticity and believability.

20 Reasons Why I Don't Like Your Instagram Post

Brian Hanley | Posted 04.05.2015 | Comedy
Brian Hanley

14. I don't like it because we slept together a few weeks back. Better to lay low for now. 15. I don't like it because I liked your last 3 posts and now I've got to play hard to get.

Supporting the HIV-Positive Community Requires New Tools for Ending Stigma

Sean Howell | Posted 03.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Sean Howell

When we at Hornet, a gay social network with 4.4 million users, launched our "Know Your Status" campaign in 2011, it was received with such fanfare that we decided to make it a permanent feature in our app. Now, in light of new science, the feature is evolving with significant enhancements.

The LinkedIn of Things

JD Gershbein | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
JD Gershbein

Without question, LinkedIn has forever altered the business landscape -- both digitally and in the physical world. Nowadays, so much of what we call business or career development is carried out regularly on this site.

Big Business: Buying Fake Instagram Followers

Shayla R. Price | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business
Shayla R. Price

Did you know that you could purchase Instagram followers for just a couple of bucks? Social networks are aware of this new phenomenon, and they are clamping down on this questionable practice because some believe it deceives fans.

The Case For Taking A Facebook Break

Jock Gilchrist | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Jock Gilchrist

We are, of course, social creatures. We need other people. When our social nature expresses itself virtually, we have the option of controlling exactly what we look like and what words we use. We have the ability to create a self-advertisement that sells us well.

Why Journalists Should Fear Social Media

Brian Hanley | Posted 12.23.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

Digital media as we know it is proving incompatible with our linear worldview. Our online experience no longer resembles the finite story that drives our lives.

The Shot Heard Round the World Wide Web

Mark Weinstein | Posted 12.14.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The privacy revolution is here!

7 Tips for a Successful Social Media Strategy

Bianca Rothschild | Posted 12.10.2014 | Small Business
Bianca Rothschild

To be effective you need to plan a complete strategy and implement it in a careful and measured way. The following are 7 important tips to formulating and guiding a successful social media strategy.

Now You Can Control A Stranger's Sex Toy Via The Internet

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.08.2014 | Technology

Want to control a stranger’s sex toy from far away? Or do you want to have a stranger control yours? You're in luck! A soon-to-be-launched social...

The Danish Culture's Competitive Design Advantage

Soren Petersen | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Pernille Grønbech Every culture has its own distinctive signature, which molds its unique competitive advantage. This is reflected i...

Ello Isn't Going to Work: 6 Things It Doesn't Address

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 11.25.2014 | Technology
Michael Morgenstern

Why are people excited about Ello? Because they can't wait to leave Facebook. Why do so many people want off Facebook? That's the problem: Everybody has a different reason.

Please Feel Free To Shut Up About Obama's Tan Suit

Bob Cesca | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Congratulations, America. This is why we can't have nice things. And when historians of the future look for someone to blame, I hope they include a brief mention of the outrage over Obama's ordinary suit.

#IceBucketChallenge: Why You're Not Really Helping

Ben Kosinski | Posted 10.07.2014 | Technology
Ben Kosinski

If you've been on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram in the last week, you've probably seen it: countless videos of people dumping ice on themselves to help raise awareness of ALS. It's done a tremendous job at getting people to talk about a truly debilitating disease -- but that's mostly all it's done -- get people to talk.

3 Common Misconceptions About Social Selling for B2B

Ian Altman | Posted 09.14.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

Let's face it, none of this is new. It's the way we have always communicated. It's just that we now have new tools.

7 Ways Congregations Can Embrace People With Disabilities

David Briggs | Posted 09.14.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

The larger society may be moving forward in its understanding and inclusion of people with disabilities. But the above stories reported in a study of more than 400 parents of children with special needs illustrates how far behind many religious congregations are in this effort.

The Fading Lines Between Social Networks And What It Means For Our World

Stephanie Lynch Habib | Posted 06.05.2014 | Impact
Stephanie Lynch Habib

Imagine a world, though, where for every "fun" post there was a post that helped the world's most vulnerable population -- the impact that can have on awareness, fundraising and advocacy is exponential.

Il voto del Paese e il campo di distorsione di massa dei social network

Federico Mello | Posted 07.25.2014 | Italy
Federico Mello

Sembrava che Grillo avrebbe superato il Pd. Che i No-euro avrebbero fatto il botto. Sembrava che nel Pd ci fossero solo corrotti e criminali. Che l'esasperazione tra gli italiani fosse alle stelle. Che Berlusconi avrebbe preso meno voti di Tsipras. Niente di tutto ciò è avvenuto. A guardare questa campagna elettorale dallo specchio deformante del web e dei social network, sembrava che un'altra Italia ribollisse sotto la crosta dei "like" e dei "retweet".