Into the Breach: An Open Letter to Online Privacy

I know conducting business on social media is overwhelming. There are many platforms, each with its strengths and weaknesses, and learning new platforms can be a time-staking process. This letter is for you and outlines the need to promote your business on social media and introduce you to best practices to keeping yourself safe. First,Continue reading “Into the Breach: An Open Letter to Online Privacy”

Diving Deep into TikTok’s Privacy Policy

We’ve all been there. We install the latest and hip new cell phone application, and right after it opens for the first time, a 20 page privacy policy appears. In our excitement, we promptly close the window and don’t read the policy. Maybe we should start reading these policies. It shouldn’t come as a surprise,Continue reading “Diving Deep into TikTok’s Privacy Policy”

Gaining Insight from Analyzing Social Media Posts

Every second of every day, a new post is posted to social media platforms. With millions of people vying for people’s attention, it can be a crowded space for companies, businesses, governments, and anyone with anything to say. Analytics can help improve the efficacy of social media posts. I recently have been curious about theContinue reading “Gaining Insight from Analyzing Social Media Posts”

The Social Media Electorate

The United States is almost 40 days away from the 2020 Presidential election. Like gasoline on a fire, social media has erupted in politcal content, and it has become an absolute bloody mess. We are reminded of the James Madison warnings of “factions” from a 2019 Atlantic article: “The Dark Psychology of Social Media Networks.”Continue reading “The Social Media Electorate”

Liberation of a digital world.

I have a love hate relationship with social media. I’m someone who just loves Twitter. I love the fast paced, frenetic, succinct posts, however, I hate the Twitter trolls, the bots, and the information bubbles it creates. I also love Instagram. I love the photo essays people are curating during their human exsistance. I alsoContinue reading “Liberation of a digital world.”

Saying goodbye to an old friendship

It was the summer of 2019 and I sat there reflecting on our friendship. We’ve been together since 2006. We shared many milestones together. Our lives became intertwined, and we became inseparable. When reflecting on our relationship, I realized I was putting more effort into the relationship than I was getting out of it. IContinue reading “Saying goodbye to an old friendship”