“like” problems: social ‘voting’ is a bad idea

The news story making the rounds about Facebook the past few days indicates they’re working on a kind of “dislike” button. The problem with the Facebook “like” button is the same problem Google has with Google+ and their “+1” button: it doesn’t tell you anything meaningful. Voting on Reddit doesn’t really convey much meaning, either. Stack … Continue reading “like” problems: social ‘voting’ is a bad idea

my theory of social networking

I know lots of folks who like to have everything they share on one social network (eg Google+) magically appear on all others they use, too (eg Twitter & Facebook). While I sometimes share identical content out to several networks, I rarely want precisely the same thing going everywhere all the time. In fact, while I … Continue reading my theory of social networking

what if

you blogged as often as you tweeted, facebooked, linkedinned, instagrammed, plogged, pinterested, google plussed, mastodonned, etc? For many of us, that would be 4, 10, 20, 100, or even more blog posts per day. Wonder how differently we would view/utilize social media if we took that approach? Just a thought.