Tag Archive | Social Media

Your bio – probably just as important as your content

When it comes to personal social media, you see a lot of people with really non-existent bios. Facebook is (usually) not so bad, because most of what you say is shared only between people you know, but Twitter is a very public medium. Advertisements

LinkedIn – why I think it’s the future of social media

I’m a fan of LinkedIn. I keep my profile up to date as regularly as possible, and while I haven’t received any job offers from LinkedIn, I have enquired about jobs through it. I also do know of people who have had offers via LinkedIn.

Social Media – Don’t link them up!

It’s long been a belief of mine that anyone who auto-post their Facebook feed to Twitter, or the opposite way around, shouldn’t be allowed on social media – particularly if you’re a business. What people want on Facebook is very different to what people want on Twitter. And that’s all fine, but I had only […]

Just how much do we rely on technology?

A couple weeks ago, my phone stopped charging. I plug it in, it says “charging”, but it doesn’t actually charge. Probably one of the least helpful things a phone can do. I have a phone waiting for me in Auckland, but I won’t be in Auckland until this Friday. As such, two weeks using a […]

Why I want to leave Facebook (but I won’t)

Facebook. It’s breeding a culture where it’s okay to bombard people with things they don’t want. So-and-so thinks you should use the [stupid game] app. Sure, I can just block the app, but there’s more and more people taking advantage of the people who think Facebook games are cool, which means I continually have to […]

So, I guess it’s my birthday…

This isn’t actually about it being my birthday though. It’s about Facebook and Social Media and how it allows you to do some much more communicating.

Google+ – the next Google Wave?

I’ve just got Google+, Google’s new social network. I am one of the first with Google+, like I was with Google Wave when it first came out. And I seem to be having a similar feeling about it. Nice, but unnecessary.