Our Thoughts - Social Media

Snapchat Story vs. Instagram Story

Snapchat Story, a photo or video you post that is visible for 24 hours, is an ongoing trend for both personal and professional use. Recently, Instagram launched its own story feature. Some users welcomed the addition, but some preferred the…


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Reputation Matters

It’s a small world and getting smaller with technology keeping us more connected every day. Just ask Ryan Lochte, Colin Kaepernic or Anthony Weiner. What we say (and do) matters in a digital world.  Your reputation matters. According to a…


Using Apps & Social Media In A Fixer-Upper Home

Moving into a fixer-upper home is a lot of work. Packing, unpacking, making messes, cleaning them up, shopping for things, and getting rid of other things. But the first and perhaps most important step is research, and I never realized…


How Social Media has changed the Olympics

The ancient Olympic Games were first held over 3,000 years ago, and were revitalized in 1896 with the first modern Olympics in Greece. Today, in the new age of Olympics, social media has changed the games even more. Athletes have…


Facebook Admins “Like” Client Comments

The first Facebook Page I ever managed was for a friend who told me, “I don’t know social media. I don’t know Facebook. It makes my head hurt. Just handle it.” Believe it or not, a client taking a hands-off…


Social Media Influence

In today’s age of modern technology, it is imperative to have an active social media presence online to reach a larger and more diverse audience. Public relations and social media help drive business results and improve your presence to be…


Be A Discerning, Skeptical, Wise Consumer of Media

It’s a presidential election year, so opinions are strongly held – and in 2016, they’re being voiced more vociferously than ever.   As a result, it’s essential to understand that media outlets tend to lean in a particular direction. At…


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Is this the Beginning of the End for Twitter?

Last Thursday, Bloomberg reported that Snapchat now has 150 million daily users of their app, which means that it has more daily users than Twitter (based on the percent of monthly users who are active each day.) Could this be…


Avoiding Facebook Pratfalls

Avoiding Facebook’s Pratfalls

Why haven’t people learned?   Facebook’s been a thing since 2004, and given this lengthy history – particularly by social networking standards – I’d imagine regular Facebook users would long ago have figured out how to avoid the most common…