Cute picture of my son today. Huge smile as he looked through a Holy Crepe. He had eaten out some of it and looked to the camera; cute as ever. Gotta have this as my profile picture. Facebook profile, upload picture, wait….wait….wait some more. Finally it uploads. Sometimes it doesn’t of course. Go to… Continue reading Just how bad is Facebook at programming?
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?
“The most influential people online” says the tagline for WebIt, an upcoming “Digital and IT event” (vague terms as nobody is sure anymore!) The idea isn’t new; a similar scheme had played out with the Influence Project some time ago. These sort of efforts are of course plagued with massive methodological problems. Obviously… Continue reading Measuring digital influence: the silly and the science
If you are posting original content on Facebook or Twitter, you’re stupid. No polite way to put it. You’re an idiot. Every day I see great thoughts, photos and other inspiring original content posted on Facebook and it makes me cringe. It is like cooking an interesting organic and original meal and… Continue reading Why Google wants to stop me blogging
Yes, yet another acronym. I am now officially a PE.C.A. I coined the term because it is going to become a popular profession. Not for me personally. I only got involved and am developing the know how in order to assist corporate clients. The problem is that the personal branding of their top brass is… Continue reading Personal Communications Advisor: better than golf