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posted by on FaceBook, Google+, Opinions, Social Media

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  When I heard Google+ was coming out with a social network to rival Facebook, I pretty much brushed if off as yet another attempt unlikely to dethrone the King and Master of Social Networking. After all, I reasoned, unless Facebook really screwed up – resulting in a mass exodus – or went under, why […]

posted by on Online Reputation Management, Opinions, People, Social Media

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I remember a few years ago when my local newspaper went online.  At the time, I wondered why anyone would give up sitting in a comfy chair reading a paper to sit in front of a desktop computer to read.  Even now, as much as I love and embrace my laptop and smartphone, I still […]

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What a loaded question that has become! It’s one that came up for me recently when someone declared to me, very adamantly, that you cannot. When I ask people what they get out of their social media, the answers usually go something like this: “I have reconnected with people I haven’t seen in years, and […]

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Life is not fair. How many times did we hear that growing up? I can still hear my mother admonishing me to accept this as fact every time something in my universe went awry – whenever an event unfolded that held no apparent remedy, or no other explanation that would fit over the long term, […]

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My last Blog post was about the Maryland Department of Corrections story in which an officer re-applying for his job  was requested to surrender his Facebook log-in info as a precondition for employment.  The officer complied, albeit reluctantly. Shortly thereafter, the Maryland ACLU filed a formal complaint. This article is a recent update which offers an […]