Recently, a friend of mine posted a status on Facebook, which on the surface seemed non-adjacent to her usual upbeat, forward thinking ones. My friend is a wonderful mother, Mastered in Education, a lovely person, a fierce political debater and always brings light to every table. I say that with all impunity. In hers and […]
I know that by getting away from the small screen where communication is not physical and to the big screen, the real screen, where you can watch a face react, shake a hand, rest a hand on a person’s shoulder to say hello, I will be more apt to be kind in my approach to opinion.
People are tweeting and Facebooking about first kisses, relationship statuses, fights, and so much more. Should we be using social media to talk about our intimate relationships?
“What I have witnessed online is that commenting on blog posts brings out the best and worst in us,” writes Nathan Thompson, who explores the social graces and gremlins of commenting online.
Jeff Randhawa faces a problem affecting many users of social media: what the heck do you say once you’re plugged in?
Many of us have a social media personality made up of status updates, tweets and connections, stored in the cloud. Adam Ostrow, editor in chief at Mashable, asks a big question: What happens to that personality after you’ve died? Could it … live on?
With 156 million blogs, there are at least that many opinions about whether blogging is good, bad or ugly. Lorne Daniel explores the blog phenomenon, the criticisms, the narcissism and the sexism against mommy bloggers.
With the pirates and ninjas of the world becoming a tiresome meme, Mike Vardy is bringing barbarians back — and he needs your help.
If you think social media is a 21st century phenomenon, think again. Jonathan Salem Baskin says today’s social media “is only a blip in a long continuum of social activity.”
For our writer, a name is more than a collection of letters. It’s what you stand for — and what you’ll stand up for.