Category Archives: Social Media

A Bully is a Bully!

This week, Laura Ingraham, a FOX news anchor, has publicly mocked student activist, David Hogg’s reputation by tweeting: “David Hogg Rejected By Four Colleges To Which He Applied and whines about it. (Dinged by UCLA with a 4.1 GPA…totally predictable … Continue reading

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A “Black Unicorn’s” Goal to Increase Diversity in Silicon Valley

While on the web, I stumbled across a new social media app that is still in BETA stage but appears quite intriguing.  The app is called STEAMRole, which CEO Clarence Wooten, a self-described “Black Unicorn” of Silicon Valley, compared to Tinder in … Continue reading

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Conversing Without a Smartphone–Is it Possible? And What are the Consequences, If Any?

  There’s an Italian joke, “What do you call an Italian with no arms? Mute. This came to mind the other night when I was talking with a family member and not one minute passed by before he whipped out … Continue reading

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‘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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