Last year I volunteered for the Internet Summit here in Raleigh. What I saw was inspiring, and not necessarily in a good way.
I use the “favorite” option in Twitter to save things I see on my commute that I want to read or research later, tweets that are inspiring, or tweets that I wish I could RT but can’t, due either to character or cussing restraints. Occasionally I scroll through them for a laugh or a thoughtful… Continue reading My Favorite Tweets of 2012
If you’re watching social media news, you might say that this year was all about transition and growth, and positioning social companies on the brink of taking it to the next level. Up to 11, even. photo from laweekly.com But the bigger story in social media is one that’s unfolding in every channel and for… Continue reading A Look Back at Social Media in 2012: The Year of the User
I love to read. I have always loved to read. My parents filled my room with books, read to me every night before bed, and read often themselves. My parents tell me that “Dr. Seuss’s ABCs” was the first book I read aloud myself, although there’s a good chance I just had it memorized from… Continue reading Why I’m Tweeting for Books
I don’t want to talk about about the KitchenAid debate tweet. I want to talk about how things like this turn us into snarling rubber-neckers and how gross that is. For the record, I’m writing not from an ivory tower but from disgust at my own reactions last night and today, from spending 10 minutes… Continue reading This is Not About the KitchenAid Tweet