Social media is accepted as an normal extension of ourselves in everyday life. There are personas and then the truth. Sometimes a goulash of both. As in real life, you will do stupid things. Unfortunately maybe even something you regret.
Technology is so embedded into our lives; a part of us. It is a natural extension of ourselves in the way it helps us communicate and relate to each other.
It’s almost senseless how our happiness can be on the basis on how well our devices, the Internet and even social media platforms, work. Flat batteries on our devices could mean a ruined day. Separation anxiety and feelings of isolation have been reported to be some of the things people experience…
So, I got tweeted — an offer to buy followers!
Some people do this. It’s lame! The thing about buying “followers” — not even legit people or accounts — is that it’s not true influence.
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I thought it would be helpful, for me and others, to explore how I’ve blogged for a long time. “Long time” is relative. It’s been several years since I started to do so without quitting. In the process I’ve started some blogs and shut them down as I explored concepts and ideas. I’ve thought I’d share how I’ve managed to blog for a long time…
In our social media age, it’s easy to forget that a movement does not rise and fall on the basis of a hashtag alone – @saiidat (in Nigeria Won’t Bring Back The Missing Girls) I couldn’t agree more. The hashtag is overrated. The success of your / a hashtag doesn’t necessarily mean success of your … Continue reading Overrating The Hashtag