Social Media Madness

social media for the socially awkward

You weigh how much???

And good grief, why are you putting that out on Facebook?!? Until I witnessed a few Facebook pals doing this, the notion of publicly posting ones bodily girth on the … Continue reading

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Millennial Tweet-heads

How dare Millennials reject social media or technology?! How dare any 20-something not be active on Facebook and Twitter?! And worse: what gives them the gall to defy my stereotypes … Continue reading

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The Death of the Letter

I admit it. I am a pack rat. I have boxes I have moved back and forth from MN to WA and back to MN and from apartment to house … Continue reading

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LinkedIn: Social Networking for the Professional

There is debate as to whether LinkedIn actually counts as “social media” or not. In my humble opinion, it all depends on how you use it. For those who merely … Continue reading

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Badges and Other Stupid Incentives

There are two types of motivation: intrinsic and extrinsic. If a person is driven by intrinsic motivation they look inward for drive, inspiration, and desire. If a person leans more … Continue reading

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Facebook from the Beyond

So the sad part is that I have had several friends pass away in recent years. And by recent, I mean since the dawn of Facebook. I can only assume … Continue reading

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Pinterest taught me to Tweet

For years I have wondered about the purpose or function of Twitter. Status updates were something for Facebook. Why was anything in my life so urgent or important it had … Continue reading

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I Want to be Mayor!

And unlike other politicians, I’m going to run my campaign without any campaign funds, without a  super PAC, and without a single TV ad! The coolest part is that you … Continue reading

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Social Media for the Anti-Social

A friend was recently commenting about how tragic it is that this “virtual world” of social media is replacing real human interaction. They were bemoaning the loss of face time … Continue reading

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Social Media is Scary

So this week I have come up against two big social mediaphobes. The first is in the form of a person and the second is in the form of a … Continue reading

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Where did all the men go? Oh. Google+ apparently.

So the ladies dominate Pinterest and, let’s face it, most of the social media realm. Especially recently it seems. I’ve noticed many of the guys in my network have gone … Continue reading

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I have no Klout

I have to admit, for all my time spent on social media, I was a bit disappointed to discover my Klout score was only 11! Obviously they do not count … Continue reading

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