Posts tagged social media

In the digital swirl of Facebook status updates, emotions expressed online can be contagious, according to a new study encompassing more than 100 million people in the U.S. and a billion messages they posted.

WSJ story on a new study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego, Yale University and Facebook Inc.

Bring a whole new meaning to “going viral,” doesn’t it?

Oversharing: 40% of 18-24 year olds use social media in the bathroom

Also more than half (56%) of adults ages 25-34 use social media at work, and 44 percent of millennials use social media around the table at a restaurant, according to Nielsen’s new Digital Consumer Report.

Visualizing the overlap in communities on Reddit.  That island in the top right is home to Reddit’s Bronies community.
Make your own overlaps using the interactive graphic here.

Visualizing the overlap in communities on Reddit.  That island in the top right is home to Reddit’s Bronies community.

Make your own overlaps using the interactive graphic here.

Though the average Facebook user may not view her profile as art, Harvard Berkman Center fellow Judith Donath places the “data portrait” in an art-historical context in her forthcoming book, The Social Machine. Whereas medieval portraits signaled the subject’s status through symbols and poses, in the Information Age, portraiture often arises from recordings and data.
Maureen O’Conner, in her essay “Heartbreak and the Quantified Selfie”.

Perpetu is a new service to help you prepare for what happens to your online accounts if/when you die…

Social Media vs social time

No more distractions!

Another last-minute costume/career opportunity for Halloween…
via brogfan:

I wear my costume everyday, but for those not yet in the biz, there is a Social Media Professional costume, which comes with the following:
Buzzwords
Pseudo-metrics
Skinny Jeans
A misplaced sense of self-entitlement*
Happy Halloween from the original social media guru!
* (iPhone and friends IRL not-included)

Another last-minute costume/career opportunity for Halloween…

via brogfan:

I wear my costume everyday, but for those not yet in the biz, there is a Social Media Professional costume, which comes with the following:

  • Buzzwords
  • Pseudo-metrics
  • Skinny Jeans
  • A misplaced sense of self-entitlement*

Happy Halloween from the original social media guru!

* (iPhone and friends IRL not-included)

futurejournalismproject:

Louis CK: Embrace Loneliness

Why he won’t get his daughter a smartphone.

Louis CK says its important to embrace lonliness in this connected age

How most social media managers see discussion on Twitter…

Sometimes the hardest part is monitoring what consumers are actually saying in social media about your company.  Especially in YouTube comments…

Just saying, in case you think no one is listening, re: termsofenragement:

Corporate social media accounts just remind me of this:

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