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Facebook Bravery And False Participation In The World

Tom Gerdy | Posted 06.30.2016 | Impact
Tom Gerdy

The baby boomer generation has witnessed technological advancements and changes as never seen in humanity's history. We have been given many wonderful...

What Are the Five Best Practices for Tweeting From Conferences?

Mona Shattell | Posted 06.14.2015 | Technology
Mona Shattell

Dr. McLemore's good friend and colleague, Steph Herold, Deputy Director for The Sea Change Program developed a set of best practices for use of social media at professional meetings and conferences.

How To Get More Followers While Live-Tweeting The Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 01.12.2015 | Entertainment

The Golden Globes are a time for celebrating the arts and also live-tweeting said celebration. Amid the masses, it can feel like your hilarious commen...

How Rude! Alex J. Packer's New Teen Guide to Good Manners Is a Must-have Book!

LuxEco Living | Posted 12.09.2014 | Books
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World "Hallelujah! Finally a book for all ages...

The Twitter Wake-Up Call We All Needed

Reghan Conrey | Posted 09.28.2014 | Teen
Reghan Conrey

Reputations were destroyed, relationships shattered and my trust in humanity began to atrophy in a matter of minutes. Looking back on it, I think there are several things that everyone can learn from the Twitter Purge.

What Kind of Tweeter Are You?

Graham Milne | Posted 08.13.2014 | Technology
Graham Milne

After having been on it for almost three years and with an eye to noticing patterns that I've been told by experts that I possess, I've managed to categorize the users of Twitter into twelve distinct types.

Is Social Media Now Part of the CEO's Job?

Alice Korngold | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Alice Korngold

Consumers, employees, investors, and members of the broader community look to a company's top leader to understand what that company stands for -- in good times and in bad. With social media, CEOs have a unique opportunity to be tell their story directly, immediately, and openly.

10 Best Practices for Tweeting in 2014

Ari Herzog | Posted 04.26.2014 | Media
Ari Herzog

There are no hard rules on how to tweet, but there are certainly best practices -- and I intend to showcase 10 people and organizations you should emulate on the social networking site.

These Things You Do Every Day Have Changed The English Language As We Know It

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.20.2014 | Books

We're always adding new words to the English language -- selfie, twerk, hashtag, et cetera. This isn't about that. We tap out more messages each da...

Dear Celebrities: Twitter Is Really Not That Hard to Figure Out

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 04.06.2014 | Media
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Dear God, Famous People, what is so challenging about being aware of what comes out of your mouths via your brains via Twitter? What's so elusive about the obligation to be thoughtful about the 140-character comments you make online?

The 2014 'Thigh Gap': The Bikini Bridge

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 03.30.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Talk to our girls about the dangers associated with excessive dietary restraint and exercising. Encourage them to develop passions that are unrelated to losing weight.

First-Ever Guide to Online Media Ethics

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.06.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It started with a tweet by Andrea Gallo, a Louisiana State University (LSU) student announcing the birth of her book. Naturally, curiosity got the b...

Two Incredibly Simple Ways to Get More Engagement on Twitter

Max Stossel | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Max Stossel

It's tough to get noticed on Twitter. There are roughly 9,100 tweets posted every second and your content can be lost in an instant as they pour in. However, Twitter has made a few changes that if used correctly, can make it a little easier to catch a follower's eye.

62 Twitter Tips -- in 140 Characters or Less Each

Simon Tam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Simon Tam

Here are my tips, all delivered in 140 characters or less to help get you more followers, a more engaged followers, and a more interesting profile.

Six Questions to Ask Before You Tweet

Chuck Warnock | Posted 11.16.2013 | Religion
Chuck Warnock

For a while I enjoyed my local anonymity because I was able to express opinions on topics I never would have addressed in a Sunday sermon or Wednesday night Bible study. But as my local readership increased, I began to rethink my previous reckless "opinionating."

Texting, Tweeting and Terrible Grammar in K-12 Schools

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 10.28.2013 | Impact
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Internet and cell phone cultures have brought a whole new meaning to American slang. Not only are kids these days speaking informally, but now those r...

How to Read an Article on the Internet

Seamus McKiernan | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy
Seamus McKiernan

Before you forget, email the link to your Liberal/Conservative/Fun/Mean uncle who agrees/disagrees with you on everything. The subject line could read: "Thought of you" but there should be no text in the email body. Just a link. 'CC' 12 members of your extended family and two old college buddies.

Social Media Does Not Make Anyone Socialized

Erin Havel | Posted 09.28.2013 | Impact
Erin Havel

When we remove the context we receive simply by sitting in front of another person, we also remove our filter.

Inside the Twitterverse

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology
Arianna Huffington

Win the Moment. That's the theme of the two-day conference that Twitter is holding for its employees in San Francisco, where I just spoke. In many ways, it's a surprisingly modest topic, since whether Twitter has won the moment is not very much in doubt. Like anything that's so closely intertwined with humanity, Twitter can be funny, angry, happy, messy, selfish, and selfless. It can help topple governments, as it did during the Arab Spring. It can serve as a communication lifeline, as it did during the earthquake and tsunami in Fukushima. And it can make watching the red carpet a lot more fun. Humans are built for communication, and anything that helps fill that insatiable need is going to take off. We're also built for narrative, and, even at 140 characters, Twitter can tap into that, too. Adam Bain, Twitter's president of global revenue, once said that "Twitter is a series of 'now moments' across the world." But add up an accumulating series of now moments, and what you have is, well, history.

What Anthony Weiner Could Have Said to Stay in Office Two Years Ago

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Lev Raphael

The American poet John Greenleaf Whitter had some wise words that apply to everyone who tweets first and thinks afterwards: "For of all sad words of t...

Amanda Bynes: A Teaching Moment for Our Teens

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

I am very sad about what Amanda Bynes is going through. She may have mental health issues or substance abuse issues or both. She is not unlike many other celebrities who take an emotional tumble as they get into their twenties.

Can a Boring Business Make an Exciting Tweet?

Stephen Canning | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
Stephen Canning

Ultimately the key to making sure your business is tweeting in an engaging and interesting way is to insert a human element into your twitter presence.

Twitter -- Your New Power Networking Business Tool

Kim Garst | Posted 06.12.2013 | Technology
Kim Garst

The need for networking hasn't changed, but the tools have -- and leveraging those tools to tap into that wealth of opportunity is easier than you might realize.

Tweeting Lessons For Post 50s

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 05.14.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

Can you tweet? Do you Stumble Upon? Have you Reddit? I know, I know. It was so much easier for our parents back in the day, right? #Itsuckstogetold.

The (Un)friendly Skies: A Quick Look at Tweeting Travelers

John Garrett | Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology
John Garrett

There's something in the water at ORD. It was interesting to see the slight differences in the way folks traveling through the different airports vented their anger.