I’ve said it before: “Opinion Shortage” is one headline you’ll never come across. This is because we all have them. In this post, I wrote about what to do with other people’s opinions when it comes to who we are and our endeavours. I haven’t written about sharing opinions on social media, as a standalone topic or post. After witnessing many bungles recently, I think it is (perhaps) always worth talking about sharing opinions on social media.
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.
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
Of all the promoted tweets I’ve seen in my feed I’ve never felt sorry for BlackBerry (or is it) one of South Africa’s campaigns. #BlackBerry #Z10 #Q10 or #Q5? Which one do you have your eye on? http://t.co/hXokQ4zlis — BlackBerry SA (@BlackBerry_ZA) September 13, 2013 For the most part there isn’t a problem with … Continue reading @BlackBerryZA’s #Fail and @Twitter’s Next Frontier
We’ve confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale. — Twitter (@twitter) September 12, 2013 I hope this doesn’t spell trouble. Trouble for me and well other millions on the platform. The reason I’m freaking out or I think many … Continue reading Twitter Goes Public? Eish…