Tag: Facebook

Facebook Monsters We Create

Ever hear of Flow magazine? Maybe it’s not ringing a bell. But if you use Facebook, you may recall seeing posts like “The 6 cancer causers in your home you need to get rid of!” or “The most common form of stress these days is dealing with fake people who can’t be trusted” or the… Read more »

Why Twitter Can’t Get It Right

We learned recently that after years of rebuffing overtures from some of the world’s most successful companies (Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Apple), Twitter is considering a sale, finally succumbing to the pressure to turn a profit. A few years ago I lectured at a university symposium, and I said something to the effect of “Watch Facebook… Read more »

Tips For Not Posting

A few weeks ago I saw a real Facebook post that said “I think I’m going to take a nap.” It was from a person who posts a lot on social media, and it’s hard to imagine a better sign that you’ve run out of things to post about. There is social media fatigue, where… Read more »

How To React To Facebook Reactions

If you ever wanted a “dislike” button on Facebook, your wish has finally come true. Well sort of. The addition of cute “reactions” emoji now allows users to weigh in on posts with a little more emotional precision. You can still like something, but now you can also choose a “love” icon, a “laughing” icon,… Read more »