The image seen here is one of many graphic photographs that circulated during the Boston bombings. This week we were asked to discuss the ethical implications of such images. Let’s take a look at some of the repercussions of posting this content in the middle of a tragedy. First Sight As you can see, the … More Graphic Images: Unintentional Propaganda?
As we covered data mining this week we were asked to read about the anti-advertising stance of the social network Ello. Ello has vowed to never data mine and thus remain anti-advertising. Initially, this sounds like a great idea, but what could it mean for the future of this network? Ello might seem attractive because … More From ‘Ello’ to ‘goodbye’
This week we explored the world of moderation and social media. Our behaviors and values are our own and we can’t force them on anyone. Our approach must be as light as possible and never show any retaliatory anger. We were asked how we would moderate the following audience/customer comments if left on our organization’s … More Everything in Moderation…on social media that is
If you were like me, you may have been a little surprised by the colorful posts by Crayola last month. I honestly didn’t know what they were doing with the new adult humor and content. I thought maybe they were attempting to change their brand’s voice to appeal to parents in a new way. I … More The Many Colors of Crayola
When we were asked to discuss someone on social media we trust, I immediately thought about Michael Bublé. What a cool cat! He has the unique ability to make a stadium feel like an intimate living room, where you are one of his dear friends. My husband and I have attended two of his … More I Trust You Michael Bublé
Although not the most thrilling reading material, Terms and Conditions are a necessary part of life, protecting the company and the user and providing information about legal rights and responsibilities. This week, I explored the LinkedIn User Agreement. LinkedIn updated their Agreement in October of 2014. They provide a summary of the updates here. The … More Terms and Conditions Explored – LinkedIn