Today, on Social Media Day I’ve decided to share some of the things that social media has enabled me to do or given me (in no particular order): Stored a cache of content about my sons growing up which is now a family treasure; followed breaking news on Twitter from world disasters through to road traffic updates in my neighbourhood; connected with family on Facebook … Continue reading Happy Social Media Day
When Google +1 was announced recently, I was a little concerned. I may have momentarily furrowed my brow, before moving onto the next piece of internet news. I wasn’t quite sure why Google +1 worried me, but I continued to gnaw over it for a few months. This is how Google describes this search innovation: “Sometimes it’s easier to find exactly what you’re looking for when … Continue reading When Google made me frown
I’ve read a few articles over the year talking about what it takes to be a social media manager. (Yes, yes, I’ll get to Jennifer Aniston in a minute). When you work in social media, there’s certainly a lot to keep up with. And it can make you weary. Now, this is definitely a #firstworldproblem post because, let’s face it, I’m not working on the … Continue reading What social media consultants have in common with Jennifer Aniston
When we’re born into this world, we don’t have a say in what our parents name us. We’re given a moniker for life that tickles their fancy. It’s assigned without our say and – unless we’re among the rare few who feels compelled to officially change their name – we go through school, life and romance with that name. But when it comes to the … Continue reading How did you choose your Twitter name?
In a recent series on Prakkypedia, guests have shared why they use social media. One of the questions I’ve posed in that series is: What’s the question you’re asked most about Twitter? I’ve listed those most common questions below, as offered by those guests, and added my own responses. It would be fantastic if you could offer your thoughts in Comments below. Common questions about … Continue reading Why Twitter? Most common questions answered …