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Should Companies Ever Hide Facebook Comments?

Transparency is one of the hallmarks of Facebook and social media in general. This is why some social media experts advise companies to NEVER hide or delete negative Facebook comments. As a social media admin, I disagree.   There’s No…


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What’s your reaction to Facebook “Reactions”?

It’s going to be interesting to see people’s reactions to Facebook “Reactions”.  The ‘Like’ button on Facebook is a helpful option when viewing posts made by family, friends and even friends of friends. As someone who does not like to comment…


How Will Future Generations Read Facebook?

When I was in the third grade, our class created a time capsule with the hope that future generations would dig it up in 100 years and get a sense of what life was like in 1970. I don’t remember…


New Year’s Resolutions!

It’s that time of year again. That time when we scratch our heads, wonder where the year went, and resolve to make changes in the New Year. As I look back on 2015, I see that the more things change,…


FaceTime vs. Face-to-face time

Put down the phone!” — a phrase commonly heard at dinner tables and general gatherings everywhere. Many lament that the current generation, so engrossed in their phones, is losing valuable face-to-face communication skills, always entranced by a virtual world. But…


Do you love the hearts on Twitter?

Have you noticed the change to your Twitter feed yet? They have replaced the star icon which was used as a way to “favorite” a tweet. Instead you now have a heart icon to show you “like” the tweet. Twitter…


Emogis are the new hieroglyphics

Every generation adopts its own style of dressing, music and habits which usually confuse anyone who is not a part of this group. Language and slang terms were another way to communicate in a way that could only be understood…


Starbucks Red Cup Controversy

Christmas is supposed to be a time of peace and love. This year the holidays are adding some controversy for those who want to enjoy the season with a hot cup of coffee. Every year Starbucks offers a holiday cup…