Tag Archives: Social Media

We Really Remember Social Network Posts

Several years ago I had weekly conversations with an older gentleman. He talked about how his life was out of control, both professionally and personally. I’d encourage him to pick one thing to do that week to find his way … Continue reading

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Welcome The Facebook Timeline

Back on September 22, 2011, I switched over my Facebook wall to the new Timeline. As a Facebook App Developer, you could jump on board early. Ever since, I’ve been fairly delighted to have an online journal about my life … Continue reading

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Should You Use The New Subscribe Feature On Facebook?

Recently a friend running for public office confided that people were friending her on Facebook rather than liking her campaign page. “Not to worry”, I told her, “You are still reaching them from your personal page. Make sure to provide … Continue reading

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What’s So Special About The Silver Spring Zombie Walk?

Three years ago the Silver Spring Zombie Walk was started by a few local bloggers who decided to invite the readers to show up as zombies. Since I wanted to see the turnout inspired by these blogs and I always enjoy … Continue reading

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Did You “Tell Stories” As A Kid?

When I was a child and I exaggerated a story, I remember my father calling me on it. “Did that really happen?” “Are you “telling stories”? It was code for lying because at some point, if you are telling a … Continue reading

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It’s Not Fan or Follow: Success Is In The Search

Lately I can’t help but think about all the marketers and salespeople who have rushed into the social networking sites to further their businesses and clients. People who wanted nothing to do with Twitter or Facebook for friendship jumped on … Continue reading

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“Breaking News” Requires A Cynical Gift

When I was in eighth grade, my teacher said I was cynical. As an adult, I don’t think it’s such a bad quality. In today’s age of constant, on-the-spot, media coverage by both professionals and every guy on the street, … Continue reading

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Secret Cindy: Who Are You Online?

Friends came up to me at a picnic and immediately asked about the motorcycle rally I attended. I blurted out a short description which had them laughing, “I didn’t need the Lane Bryant coupon and I’m not a lesbian.” “That’s … Continue reading

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Should I Abandon Real Life for My Laptop?

As I began to start a new community website, I caught myself thinking I’d need to jettison real life commitments in order to maintain it. Then it hit me, I was actually thinking about quitting my volunteer work with other … Continue reading

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Can Yahoo Be the Better Facebook?

According to Alexei Oreskovic in his Rueter’s article, Yahoo’s Plan: create community from isolated sites, Yahoo Inc co-founder, David Filo, and new CEO, Carol Bartz, are planning all kinds of social networking features for Yahoo.com. Yahoo is turning up the … Continue reading

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