Why The Lies Matter

Why The Lies Matter

According to this Psychology Today article, they matter because we are completely incapable of ignoring them. Even when we know something isn’t true, it still impacts our thought processes because our brains cannot unlearn information we take in. The example from the article is a good place to start: Now imagine this scenario: You are…

Linked: Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Post Anything to Social Media
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Linked: Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Post Anything to Social Media

Stefanie’s list of questions is a good place to start for really anyone. “Who – who specifically does it help? What – what problem does it solve? When – do you know the right time to post it on social for maximum reach? Where – are you posting it on the right channels where your…

Linked – Social networking is dead
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Linked – Social networking is dead

I don’t know if I agree with Mike Elgan’s declaration completely, but I will totally agree with this, and the superiority of blogs and RSS feeds to get what is truly important to you. Meanwhile, the open, user-owned media are good. Blogs and podcasts are good. RSS is good. Email is good. You can’t get…

Linked – Do You Have a Constitutional Right to Use Facebook and Twitter? Supreme Court Weighs In
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Linked – Do You Have a Constitutional Right to Use Facebook and Twitter? Supreme Court Weighs In

This is interesting: “Justice Elena Kagan noted that President Donald Trump, every governor and every member of Congress has a Twitter account. “So this has become a crucially important channel of political communication,” Kagan said. “And a person couldn’t go onto those sites and find out what these members of our government are thinking or…

Linked – How to Leverage Social Media While Attending Conferences

Linked – How to Leverage Social Media While Attending Conferences

It’s not easy to build meaningful relationships at conferences. Organizers may try to ease awkward introductions (and 50-foot staredowns) with networking events, and a majority of people at the conference may be interested in networking, but that doesn’t make it easy. You’re surrounded by hundreds, sometimes thousands of people; some are vying for attention, others…