Like most writers, I spend hours alone and doodling on my laptop, even on Saturday nights. Until recently, I had zero interest in fist-bumping people on social media, preferring to spend my time on fiction rather than fall down virtual rabbit holes.
Apparently, nobody can use the tools of technology without being shamed, scolded and cajoled by whoever squawks up to the Twitter microphone. And the powers that be shrink in the face of the online "Mob Rules" pseudo-activism
Social media has changed the way we engage with news. After the events of April 27 in Baltimore, however, it appears that the future may already be upon us. Enter the latest tool in journalists' arsenal: Periscope.
The bottom line: If you can adopt the mindset of what matters to your customers and how you can empower them, then the rest will follow.
I make my way to the kitchen and crash into my 19-year-old, who is posing for a 'selfie' with his new haircut. "Sorry, Mom," he says sheepishly as he posts his picture on Instagram. As I dice onions for dinner, I observe my 21-year-old dancing wildly for his latest Vine video.
So you know a good cop? Great. I hope there are more out there. But racism is a system, not one person.
You can ask, but don't insist on it. Some families are connected on social media and it works for them. Some teens don't want their parents seeing everything on their pages (and will block you from seeing things, which kind of defeats the purpose of being friends). Following your teens online opens up a can of worms, and you'll have to figure out how to negotiate that new relationship.
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, SlideShare... Whew! I'm not sure about you, but I've got more social media platform options at my fingertips than I can handle.
Laura Heywood is vivacious, entrepreneurial and full of passion. She grew up in Oakland, California and, after attending the University of Puget Sound in Washington, found herself back in California to start her career as an intern with the Sarah & Vinnie show at ALICE@97.3FM (KLLC) in San Francisco.
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When no one is listening or watching, what do you do? Hillary cares, and she corrects problems even when people do not see it. This is the real Hillary that I support. Many members of Congress and the Senate pay only lip service toward assisting the troops and veterans. Hillary cares for the troops and their families and has proven it.
While Periscope continues to curry favor, Meerkat's life is not on the line yet. Meerkat's capabilities could give Facebook a live component it is now missing or further enhance Snapchat's immersive experiences. Live streaming will bring a new dynamic to social media that has the potency to last.
We love it when Twitter puts its collective hive mind in the gutter. Here are some of the best tweets around the recently trending hashtag #DescribeYourSexLifeInATvShow.