Browsing All posts tagged under »social media«

Social Media Narcissism?

October 3, 2014

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There's a lot of chatter about how social media brings out the narcissist in us all, without any acknowledgement that narcissism is a serious personality disorder/mental health condition that has a great track record of destroying the lives of the person with it and everyone close to them.

The wisest words I’ve ever heard or read about how to work with social media

January 19, 2012

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“I’ve learned to follow the hunch but never assume where it will go.” Co-founder of Twitter and founder of Blogger Evan Williams‘ closing statement of his TED Talk in February 2009. I think I’ll paraphrase that for my motto as a social media consultant: “Follow the hunch. Never assume.” That should be the basis of all social media […]

#actkm11: Michelle Lambert’s social media roundtable

October 10, 2011

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Michelle has been talking about social media since 2006. Her experience (and I’m sure a lot of people’s) is that there are lots of consultants out there doing social strategies although a lot are not doing it well. When she couldn’t find any good guidelines, she and her team made their own which is a […]

Friday news picks

September 16, 2011

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A moose got drunk and stuck in a tree. The UN jumped on the social media bandwagon and did pretty well. The Winkelvoss twins made fun of Mark Zuckerberg in an ad for pistachios. Lest we forget Nauru. There was a shooting at an Arkansas courthouse in which at least one person was injured. The paradox of […]

Friday news picks

July 22, 2011

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The Daily Telegraph claimed it reports on all governments equally. Crikey did some research on how it framed the GST in 2000 and how it is framing the carbon tax now and begged to differ. Discuss. The USA’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission had some internal disagreements. It was National Hoodie Day yesterday. Waterfalls flowed upwards. Derryn […]

Friday news picks

July 1, 2011

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Boston gangster Whitey Bulger was captured by the FBI after they had been looking for him for 16 years. Nigeria’s World Cup women’s soccer team threw all suspected lesbians off the team. Now you can get your Digg content as an online newspaper. The Pope sent his first tweet. Papua New Guinea’s dominant politician retired. […]

Friday news picks

May 13, 2011

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Donald Rumsfeld said maybe Pakistan didn’t know bin Laden was there. What it’s like in the refugee “queue”. A new Victorian parliamentarian, Geoff Shaw, acknowledged God as the traditional owner of Australia in the opening of his maiden speech. If you believe in a god, does your conception include a being who is interested in owning […]