Social Media: A Dilemma for Government

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Social Media: A Dilemma for Government

Social media works best when a dialog is created between the organization and the individual. State and local governments have found it hard to get residents to follow their social media if they only push out information, so having an …

Internet Weaning, It’s Possible But Hard

Is it actually possible to spend less time on the Internet? This is a serious question. More work requires spending time on the Internet and heavy involvement in social media keeps many coming back. As a result, brains actually get …

20 Best Practices for LinkedIn Users

Adweek surveyed digital marketing professionals on their recommended best practices when using LinkedIn. This article describes twenty do’s and don’ts that came out of the survey. Many are obvious, but from experience are not generally used. If LinkedIn is a …

More on Social Media as Prime News Source

Here are more interesting results from the Pew Research Center’s analysis of how American use social media to obtain news. Though we wrote about social media as a growing source for news for most demographics, there is a segment of …

Getting News on Social Media Grows in 2017

Pew Research Center has an analysis of social media as a source for news. As of August 2017, nearly two-thirds of Americans received their news from a variety of social media sources. This is up overall from 62% in 2016 …

Does Facebook Over Inflate It’s Numbers?

Granted, many people have Facebook accounts. However, a stock analyst with Pivotal Research Group says Facebook’s claims of how many people potentially see advertising on the social media network are quite inflated. This article at CNBC explains the claim that …

What Travelers Share on Social Media

With summer vacations starting to wind down, Adweek has prepared an infographic of the images that travelers most share on social media and why. The most-shared run the gamut from famous sites to aspirational living. The “why” people share seems …

It is Social Media or Social Networking?

Thoughts on the difference between social media and social networking, from the Huffington Post.…

The Most Popular Social Media Site? Not What You May Think

Some surprises about which social media sites are most popular … details from Motley Fool.…

Social Media Security Basics

Some ABCs on social media security from Popular Science.…