Started in March of 2006, twitter has grown beyond a small group of users to adoption by mainstream media. It’s rare to go to any social media site and not see a reference to someone’s twitter account. The following is a brief walk through from the “what is twitter” stage to “how do I becomeContinue reading “What is Twitter and Twitter Resources”
Thanks to the team at Common Craft, questions like what is social media can be explained by pointing people to their website. Using paper cut outs and animation, they eloquently explain these complex ideas. Bonus video: What is Twitter?
Brazen Careerist, an online community known as the career center for Generation Y, recently revamped its site and make it more socially interactive. It started as a network of 50 beta bloggers and has grown to over 350 20-something, Gen-Y bloggers (I joined in May 2008). First off, congrats to the BC team for theirContinue reading “Shout Out to the Brazen Careerist Team”
Networking used to be attending special interest meetings, exchanging business cards, and making phone calls. Today, it’s still that. However, the growth of social networking sites has enhanced the experience in many new ways. Social Networking Sites like Facebook, Myspace, LinkedIN, and other community oriented groups makes it easy to connect with old acquaintances andContinue reading “Why Online Networking Can Be a Blessing…and a Curse”
Social Media is the latest Internet phenomenon. Viral videos, blogs, networks, tweets, are just among the hundreds and thousands of ideas, concepts, and mediums being popularized by the millions followers. However, it seems that unless a company employs 20-somethings, or have a employee base that is technologically adept, their attempts at entering the social mediaContinue reading “Should My Company Join the Social Media Revolution”
I joined the bandwagon and signed up for a twitter account. It’s a way to update everyone on your whereabouts and what’s happening, except 160 characters at a time. Ideally, it’s updated using SMS messages. While it’s too short to really get any message across, if you “follow” another person’s updates, you develop a senseContinue reading “Twitter”