Posts Tagged ‘social’
Posted by Renee Schmidt

Ever wonder “is this a friend request to ignore?” Most people have encountered at least one ‘unusual’ Facebook friend request. That said, adding a new friend on Facebook is more strategic than ‘accept’ or ‘ignore.’ After all, admitting someone into your inner circle can also mean exposing them to your private family photos and even your physical coordinates (i.e. Facebook “check-ins”).

Below is a list of seven types of Facebook users you should consider ‘ignoring’ should they hit you up with a Facebook friend request.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Reality check –imagine you’re having a Social media PR crisis… now what?

It’s Monday morning; you go to check your email. Email one; it’s your Webmaster (who also serves as your Media Director). You find out that over the weekend he’s suddenly become afflicted with amnesia! Not to worry, it is obviously not severe; he still remembers how to email. Hmm. Weird!

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt
The world is changing. Social technologies are behind a social media revolution and it’s just the beginning.
  • Facebook tops Google in weekly traffic.
  • 1 in 5 couples meet online.
  • 1 in 5 divorces are blamed  on Facebook.
  • If Facebook were a country, it would be the worlds 3rd largest.
  • Twitter, Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn are not welcome in china.
  • Today kindergarteners learn on iPads NOT chalkboards.
  • Many universities have stopped giving out email accounts since everyone uses social media.
  • eReaders have surpassed book sales.
  • Social gamers will buy $6Bn of e-goods this year; movie theaters will sell only $2.5Bn of physical goods.
  • YouTube is the 2nd largest search engine in the world.
  • If Wikipedia were made into a book, it would be 2.25 million pages long and it would take 123 years to read.

Welcome to the social media revolution.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

It’s official: this morning, shortly after 9:30AM EST, when the NYSE opens, a few people on this planet will enter into a new tax bracket (at 11:30AM to be percise).

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) yesterday evening announced pricing of $38 per share for its initial public offering of 421MM shares of common stock, to take place today. Facebook will offer shares (all 180 million + of them) for trading under the NASDAQ symbol “FB.” In addition, selling stockholders (who are about to get mega paid) are offering 240MM shares of Class A common stock.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Is there a technology of love? What is love?

Simply put, I feel love is the way we share and receive with the people we care most deeply about. Interestingly, technology too deals with the way we share and receive (information specifically) amongst people.  So has technology changed our expression of love?  Is there a technology of love? Absolutely!

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

This may seem ironic, but having a common enemy brings people together; in fact, a common enemy is one of the key ways people align in unity (think 9/11).

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Zynga is by far, the hottest and most popular company in the world right now…and I can prove it!

A lot of you are definitely saying to yourselves; “Zynga?, I’ve never even heard of it!” And you may in fact be completely truthful in that statement. But that in no way changes my claim above.

Although you may not have heard directly of Zynga, I’m certain most of our readers are intimately familiar with this company’s products.

Does Farmville ring any bells?

 
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Posted by Jesse Braunstein

Facebook Timeline has been making waves throughout the Internet.

We all love Facebook.

Due to our growing dependency on this essential, go to, social media drug of choice, we are accustomed to the drama and freaking out when even the slightest change comes our way. That’s why it’s little shock, that the introduction of Facebook Timeline has been such a heated topic.

 
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Posted by Jesse Braunstein

The progression of the Internet has led to various ethical and legal dilemmas previously unimaginable.

We’ve already covered the heated issue of typosquatting, the TechCrunch Michael Arrington controversy, as well as the relationship between politics and Twitter, here at SheBytes.

A new piece of news from CNN returns once more to the hottest social media site of 2011; Twitter.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Video Chatting is transforming traditional communication among families by expanding borders beyond the property lines of the home.

Although it is a well known principle that the universe as a whole is “expanding at an increasing rate”, I am comfortable claiming the opposite for our world: the world we live in is contracting at an increasing rate; due mostly to the speed of transferring information and our increasing capabilities to communicate.

 
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