Category Archives: Social Media

‘No Civil Discourse, No Cooperation; Misinformation, Mistruth’

Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook executive, spoke recently to an audience at Stanford Graduate School of Business and this was his main message.  Palihapitiya worries that social media is ripping apart society. Palihapitiya joined the Facebook team in 2007 as … Continue reading

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Is Facebook Becoming the New LinkedIn?

Maybe not quite.  But they’re certainly heading in the right direction. Just last year, Facebook provided users in the U.S. and Canada the ability to search for, and apply to jobs on their site.  Now, they’re expanding to make this … Continue reading

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Google vs. Snapchat

Executives at Snapchat may be starting to sweat, and for good reason.  The search giant just recently launched a new mobile magazine format similar to that of Snapchat’s Discover.  In Discover, Snapchat users are exposed to content generated by major … Continue reading

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When is Enough, Enough?

This past week tragedy has struck again in Parkland Florida at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School leaving 17 dead. The students and community are justifiably devastated and are morning the loss of their children, classmates, and teachers. The students and … Continue reading

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A social media-centric approach to car ownership programs

Car ownership programs have one thing in common – their goal is to place working cars into the hands of families and individuals that would not otherwise be able to afford them. Two operating models of dominate the landscape.  The … Continue reading

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What is Canada really up to?

There is a magic to the Winter Olympic games.  The purity of newly fallen snow.  The crispness of the frozen air.  The sparkling surfaces on which the games are played.  Yet, these winter games are not without their dark side. … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl of Twitter Ads

With Super Bowl Sunday upon us, the anticipation and excitement surrounding the big game is palpable. Living in the Philadelphia area, with the Eagles having a shot at revenge against the Patriots who beat them 13 years ago in Super … Continue reading

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