While it is sometimes hard to believe, it wasn’t so long ago that the source of people’s opinions on things was drafted in physical letters where they put pen to paper, then mailed to the editor of a publication. You had to feel very strongly about the situation to sit down and spend the timeContinue reading “The Pen versus The Keyboard”
Category Archives: Social media
Trolls Need Kind Words The Most
It is so easy to respond to anger with more anger. In the end, that doesn’t solve the problem. It can make things worse by fueling a fire that had begun way before they even found your page, your post, your comment.
It’s No Joke: Brands Beware the April Fools Trickery
A few years ago, I got this wild idea of creating a funny post on my work Facebook page. At the time, I was still doing social media for the Sheriff’s Office and we were trying to find ways to make sure people were being smart during the holidays and staying safe. I had justContinue reading “It’s No Joke: Brands Beware the April Fools Trickery”
Is Free Speech Really Free?
This bill effectively censors your individual speech to law enforcement. What would be next? What you could say to the Mayor? Congressmen and women? Your neighbor? What if they make it so you can’t speak at all when you leave your house? This might sound like an exaggeration but at the rate, things are going… one can never be too sure what will happen.
Social Media in the Time of COVID
The increase on Social Media usage was global: Every age group, every nation, and every demographic increased their social media usage thanks to COVID-19. The increase didn’t stop with just the connection with loved ones and friends.