The good folks at Captain Economics did a great post a couple of weeks back on 'The Economics Twitosphere Top 100 Influential Users'. We followed up with our own post, Mapping the Financial / Media Twittersphere, an illustration of the Twitter accounts that are most central for financial news.
Woodstock it was a mess and don't let anyone tell you different. It was hot, cold, dirty, muddy, and smelly and most of the time you couldn't even hear the music. But, epic nevertheless.
Remember that time Senator Ted Cruz stood before 11,000 students and said, "Today I am announcing that I'm running for President of the United States" and then everyone wrote about his entrance into the 2016 race? Well, apparently, that wasn't his announcement speech. According to Cruz's communications team: "There was no announcement speech."
Madonna, Drake and the apparent tonguing that went on at Coachella dominated my Twitter and Facebook feeds for what seemed like a very long time.
Yep, we totally live in a post-feminist world, where gender doesn't matter, everyone's on an equal playing field, and sexism has been stamped out. And can we get a pony, while we're at it? Maybe a unicorn? Because that's just not the reality we live in.
Mobile phone saturation has arrived, regardless of the county, culture or demographics. They are embedded in our lives and an integral part of any marketer's digital reach and strategy.
"Right now, if I want to find out what's going on in Ukraine or Syria or Washington, I read the New York Times, other national newspapers, I look at the Associated Press wires, I read the British press, and so on. I use Google all the time, I'm happy it's there. But just as when I read the New York Times or the Washington Post, or the Wall Street Journal knowing that they have ways of selecting and shaping the material that reaches you, you have to compensate for it."
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.
There are always many articles and opinions flying around about the monster that social media can be, all relevant and important. But like everything else in our lives, we each need to find our own balance, and this includes balance with social media and technology.
As a student journalist, I will be the first to say that I advocate free speech. But, with free speech comes an expensive responsibility, and it is when we forget these responsibilities that we become blind to the backgrounds and well-beings of others.
Big enterprise level companies discovered the "cloud" five to seven years ago for lowering costs, reducing head count and enabling virtual teams to work together more cohesively in and outside the company.
The partnership is mutually beneficial for the companies in play--Google will get to improve their user experience, while Twitter will get some extra visibility from online searchers--but it's also beneficial for your company, as long as you know how to address the change. There are several strategies you can adopt to take advantage of this new deal:
For millennia, man has put his foot in his mouth. Twitter didn't invent the inappropriate joke and employees have ranted about their bosses long before Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook.
Twitter's troll problem is not new, and by their own admission it has been a huge issue. Twitter is a private platform, just like comment sections in news outlets, so it can control the trolling any way it wishes, but it hasn't.
Canada has for centuries been known as a county that believes in and supports immigration as a contri...
The insurance industry is moving into a digital era, with analytics, mobile, the social cloud and privacy issues moving front and center in terms of how they engage with "mobile in hand consumers."