Where were you on Monday when Boston was rocked with explosions? I was having lunch with someone who was supposed to be watching the marathon with his friends just a few buildings over from where the devices exploded. He’s from Boston but was delayed in flying back home because ofContinue Reading

By now, I hope you’ve heard about the Social Media Summit happening this weekend. If you haven’t, it’s beginning in the Centrum on Sunday, April 14, at 1 p.m. Honestly, I’m guessing most of you who are taking the time to read this are already going and already know theContinue Reading

In Steubenville, Ohio, a verdict has been handed to two high school football players finding them guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl. The case has been racking up mentions online as of late, and a lot of what is out there is absolutely, chillingly horrifying. I mean it. I amContinue Reading

I spend a lot of time in this space talking about the perils of social media. There’s a lot of research that backs up some of the claims I and thinkers everywhere have made, but in this week’s edition, I’d like to talk about how I think social media doesn’tContinue Reading

“When your heart stops beating, you’ll keep Tweeting.” That’s the slogan of a new startup company that is slated to launch in March. LivesOn is being advertised as “your social afterlife” and will analyze your tweets and continue posting similar content for you once you have died. When I originallyContinue Reading

In 2013, more businesses, nonprofits, schools, clubs, organizations and churches will employ a social media coordinator and will consciously strategize about building a reputable social presence. This trend is a response to consumers and citizens everywhere continually becoming more connected and social in online communities. But what you may notContinue Reading