We tend to think of social media as quite an individualistic activity. Very self centred. Sure, it’s “social” but we often imply that the “circles” or “groups” are smaller and more fragmented to a degree which trivialised “old school” categorization. Enter the nation state. A country is of course quite an artificial creation,… Continue reading How team Romania put “national” into social media
Email going around with the following disinformation: (In italics my responses.) “These figures reveal the huge black hole that our time disappears into when we visit Facebook, Twitter or YouTube or other social media sites. One in every nine people on Earth is on Facebook ( This number is calculated by dividing the planets 6.94 billion people… Continue reading 20 Social Media Statistics (which are completely imprecise and stupid)
While most of the media tries to convince business people that they should all run to use social media asap, I beg to differ. The step is simply too big, especially for market leaders. You make a business page for your company, brand or product? I will use it against you! … Continue reading Hello, pleased to meet you. Facebook can ruin your business.
Few people realize how important the Google Plus “Real names”policy really is. Maybe it’s just me having spent so much energy taking advantage of Facebook’s completely chaotic structure over the past years. Sure, it ran contrary to most Facebook official policies but any business person would be an idiot not too. What? You… Continue reading How social networks are improving the whole software industry
That does it. Another major Greek corporation inviting all employess to a briefing on social media. Not “legal issues concerning what you can and can’t write online about the company”. Not “ten useful things you need to know about how best to integrate social media in your life.” But “how and… Continue reading Social media: turning useful employees into mindless gossip peddlers?