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Living And Dying On A Cell Phone

Joan Gage | Posted 06.17.2013 | Fifty
Joan Gage

When I was growing up, there was no easy way to check on absent loved ones. Now, we can connect instantly. And, thanks to the cameras in our smart phones, we can bear witness to instances of heroism, and perhaps record something that will help the FBI find the bomber.

Do You Think You're A 'Social Media Ninja'? You're Not Alone

The Huffington Post | Noalee Harel | Posted 01.21.2013 | Technology

"Social media marketer" is so 2011. Today, everyone wants to be a "ninja," guru" or "master" of Twitter. While there's no exact description for wha...

Social Media Signed the Death of Gross Marketing Tactics: Power to the People?

Olivier Oullier | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology
Olivier Oullier

We have never lived in a world where things spread so quickly, at such scale. Social media has become equally a powerful and dangerous ally for marketers and for consumers -- a double-edged sword that each should manipulate with great care.

You Are What You Tweet: How Social Media Define Our Professional Brands

John Friedman | Posted 01.05.2013 | Business
John Friedman

Don't put things online that you wouldn't be comfortable seeing again one day. This may be a particularly hard lesson for people who have not entered the professional world, but hope to one day. They've grown up with technology as a trusted means of self-expression.

Technology: Your Mind on Crack

Nancy Colier | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Technology is breeding the addiction to distraction into the human species, just as you would breed long ears into a dog breed. It is breeding out the capacity to be with ourselves or anyone else, and worst of all, to be here, the stuff that true well-being is made of.

Your Start-Up Life: Am I Wasting My Time With Social Media?

Rana Florida | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

There are a lot of articles out there about how to effectively use social media to enhance your product or service. Foursquare, Google+, Pinterest -- there are so many it's dizzying. Plus, all the time I'm spending promoting our work seems to be taking time away from client relationships and sales.

Top 10 Reasons Why I'm Not Following You On Twitter And 10 Why I Am

Lee Kolbert | Posted 03.10.2012 | Technology
Lee Kolbert

Twitter has often been like an online faculty lounge where I get control over who stays in the room and who has to leave. That may sound cruel but that's the way social networks work.

The Future of Social Media

Jide Rotilu | Posted 01.29.2012 | Technology
Jide Rotilu

Social media has helped in making the world turn an imaginary room with more friends you would never remember. But its future lies not in the size of this room but in how it can be coupled with emerging future technologies.

Social Media in Sports and Entertainment: Three Mega Trends in 2012

Beverly Macy | Posted 01.29.2012 | Technology
Beverly Macy

The age of mass adoption of social media is upon us. Here's the typical engagement loop: I watch a video or read a post. I grab the link, and I push it out to my network. Times seven billion. In real-time. All day, every day.