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
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.
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.
After a brutal winter, spring may finally be here, bringing with it the NCAA and NBA playoffs, when great minds turn to... basketball. Last year, I ...
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I had the honor of running the Seder. Have you ever tried to keep a half-dozen kids -- let alone 20 adults, all with advanced adult A.D.D. brought on by the use of social media -- quiet? It's practically impossible.
This is President Obama's chance to rethink his administration's support for the regime change programs that should have been retired with the fax machine.
In recent years, an entire lexicon of digital language, with its own jargon and rules, appeared before our eyes. But what happens when you can't connect with your audience?
It's just another way that businesses foster other businesses, and everyone wins.
Social media can be positive or negative, and Rheingold urges students to focus on context, whether it be interpersonal or political.
In the days after the marathon bombing, I witnessed so many Bostonians experiencing a mental state I'd had as my normal baseline for years: intrusive memories, intense shock, fear, anger, sadness.
We are more fit, more fun and more happening than previous generations. We wear similar clothing, like the same music and enjoy the same movies, books and television shows.
In the commercial above, an exuberant little girl gives her jumbled explanation of why "more" is better than "less." Following this, telecommunicati...
The fear of missing out, also known as FOMO, is a real phenomenon. And it only seems to be getting worse as our technology forces us to realize that t...