From ‘Ello’ to ‘goodbye’

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’

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Everything in Moderation…on social media that is

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

Can They Work Together?: Social Media, Public Relations, and Journalism

Social Media and Public Relations Apart, they manage to function just fine. But what about putting them together? PR shouldn’t stand alone because “for everything they do, social media has become vital for optimal impact.” PR is important to any company because they are trained to use an organic voice to manage the company’s reputation, … More Can They Work Together?: Social Media, Public Relations, and Journalism

Inspiring Tweeps Want to Know (All About You): Twitterverse

In the Twitterverse, you get out what you put in. Fidelman described the success of the most engaged brand on Twitter, @Notebook. He explained that it has everything to do with “finding the right people to create the right content that resonates very well” and responding to every tweet in order to promote interaction. I love interacting … More Inspiring Tweeps Want to Know (All About You): Twitterverse

The Right Social Media Paired with the Right Content: The Brick and Mortar for Building Solid Relationships

With hundreds of social media platforms to choose from, it can be difficult to decide where to host your content so that it reaches the right audience. The visual of The Conversation Prism is an excellent tool to see the various channels, categories, and uses of social media. It can also act as “validation to … More The Right Social Media Paired with the Right Content: The Brick and Mortar for Building Solid Relationships