Category Archives: Social Media and Networks

The Media in Social

Do we realize the fact that what we call Social Media is, precisely, because the ‘Media’ in it is just that: an information board, a mean, a bulletin, a path, a poster, a way, a pointer? Please: do not just … Continue reading

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Spend your Money Wisely

I must sound like a broken record now. This post is a brief one.   At lunch time you enter a food shop and spend an entire hour’s earnings in just one product. What is it? Would you prefer a … Continue reading

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Riding the Messages Waves

Are you a surfer? A real one, not a web browser surfer. Even if you are not, have you noticed the similarity of beach surfing versus social media surfing? The fair waves of activity seem to attract most of us. … Continue reading

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Famous Last Tweets

A few years ago, when Twitter was new, I asked a few existing adopters to give me a compelling reason why I should start using the service. At that time I did not find it useful for business purposes, the … Continue reading

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Social Media is Destroying Society

Yes it is. I know, I know, Social Media is a very useful tool when used wisely. But, aside from advertisers, who uses it wisely? We all know how good these technology feats are, in terms of allowing us to … Continue reading

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Breaking the Network

A posted comment that somebody intended to be a joke perhaps creates a strong reaction from the people included in the message. Or, the other way around, a strong comment is taken as sarcastic and the intended message is lost … Continue reading

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Inadequate Messages

By now you should have heard or read about the Netherland’s riots created by a Facebook invite to a party. (If not, Google it or see: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19684708) The sixteen year old either didn’t know how to create a private event … Continue reading

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