Your first Tweetup may feel a little intimidating, but the more you participate, the more comfortable you'll become. I've made many wonderful friends on Twitter, and would have missed out if I'd allowed my initial fear to keep me from engaging.
From that moment, Twitter was part of the problem. I had an account because I had a teenager. Isn't that how we all ended up on Facebook (eventually chasing them off)? But I had no intention of tweeting or retweeting. Ever.
What do my teens feel about what's happened in Nigeria? Or about the fact that in some parts of the world, attempting to pursue an education could cost a girl her freedom and her life? What do the their teenage friends think? What's the buzz in the high school halls?
The completeness, the cycles, the depth, the richness, the process, the continuity and the treasure of the moment that is gone the second you are aware of it. We cannot capture these -- it is impossible, as hard as we all try.
At the end of your days, your Facebook friends won't fill the room at your funeral. The ones who do arrive won't commend your text messaging speed or ability to Instagram perfectly filtered photos.
For a digital junkie, today's world is the equivalent of waking up in Mr Wonka's Chocolate Factory as a repressed chocoholic.
The line between marketing and IT is becoming blurred in many organizations. As digital transformation (workforce and consumer mobility, social collab...
Today is the 9th anniversary of the launch of The Huffington Post. There is so much to celebrate, so much that has exceeded my wildest dreams -- no, back in 2005, I wasn't dreaming of more than 90 million unique visitors a month, more than 60 verticals, more than 50,000 bloggers, more than 300 million comments, or double-digit international editions, a game-changing live streaming network, and a wall-full of awards. Looking back, however, there are a number of things that I know now that I wish I'd known then. To mark our 9th anniversary, here are 9 of them...
Though Paul Reiser enjoyed mainstream success with sitcoms My Two Dads and Mad About You and films Diner, Aliens and Beverly Hills Cop I and II, the native New Yorker never forgot his stand-up roots.
Twitter makes it easier to gain insights into people even when they are not yet part of your social network and it is here to stay.
Ask any of today's mavens fueling digital content in 2014 and they'll tell you that digital storytelling continues to drive tech advancement with m...
The thing I loved most about my career -- disappearing into a book for years, being public only to publicize it -- disappeared overnight. Now it was tweet or die, post or perish, build a platform or sink in the mud. It wasn't enough to write a book. You had to become an advertisement for yourself.
Millennials are key for the success of your business, but to reap the benefits of a relationship with these new consumers, you have to know what makes them tick.
Social isn't "real life," but the humans who are typing things on their keyboards sure are. The same rules apply online as do to face-to-face communications: be polite (say please and thank you), don't be a bully, use your inside voice.
Content is just one factor in a broader set of opportunities and challenges facing 2016 presidential campaigns. But delivery and consumption behaviors are changing by the hour. Visual rules the day.
We thought we'd put together our own imagined list of the top 10 most inappropriately dirty ways to shared your #blessings with the world.