Friday, December 15, 2017

An Excerpt from “What is Social Media?”

Social media has taken off because it fits more with how we interact with the world around us, our friends, and it dovetails with how we make decisions. We know that ads don’t always tell us the truth, that we can’t believe everything we read in the paper or see on tv. But we are […]

Forever Friends, Forever Facebook

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What are the odds? I bumped into Patti Cross, a dear old high school friend on a friend’s Facebook page. I hadn’t seen her in years. Patti is now a senior lawyer in the Office of the Chief Justice in the Ontario Court of Justice. So the mutual friend we discovered we had, Deborah Moskovitch, […]

Journalism Online

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As media outlets desperately search for business models that will save them from continued implosion, Journalism Online is one many are watching closely. Journalism Online is a subscription service that will allow customers access to premium content on participating publishers websites. Journalism Online was announced in April and is expected to kick into high gear sometime […]

Facebook and Privacy

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Yesterday, The Privacy Commissioner of Canada released a report that cited the popular social networking application Facebook for privacy violations. That’s a big deal when you consider that 1 in 2 Canadians has a Facebook account with an average of 150-300 friends.   The Privacy Commissioner of Canada noted problems on everything from how Facebook […]

Be Twitter Follow Worthy

Being Twitter follow worthy isn’t rocket science. In fact, successful twitter follow really comes down to the some simple etiquette basics with a little dose of treating others as you’d like to be treated thrown in. Twitter is a form of social media. The emphasis is on social. As others, including David Meerman Scott and […]

Twitness to History….

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My life on Twitter.

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