Social media tools

There are plenty of social media tools that can be used in the different social media internet sites. These social media tools were set up to be used to enhance the different activities that one can do in these websites. Read More →

Google plus is a minus

Most people in my workshops have either not heard of Google+ or do nothing after signing up. They feel this way because like 850 million other people, they invested heavily in Facebook profiles Google’s new social network arrived. They lament, Read More →

SMS' Can Relieve Stressed, Lonely People

SMS' Can Relieve Stressed, Lonely People BERKELEY — Text messaging often gets a bad rap for contributing to illiteracy and high-risk behaviour such as reckless driving. But a social welfare professor at the University of California, Berkeley, has found an upside to texting, especially for people who feel stressed Read More →

Social network interview about Facebook

Every now and then students contact me while doing research on articles I’ve written on this blog or interviews published on my work. So this one started out very interesting although the eventual questions were not asking the right questions Read More →

Short History of Social Media

Amidst the sudden ascent of LinkedIn, Twitter, Groupon, and of course, Facebook, it’s easy to forget that social media actually has a bit of a history going back more than 30 years. Really? Law firm Morrison & Foerster has put Read More →

Operation Facebook, Hacktivists Rise Up!

Over the years I’ve noticed a love-hate relationship with Facebook developing. On the one hand, it seems like a marketing dream. On the other hand it’s a parent’s worst nightmare. When you consider the amount of information Facebook can now access Read More →