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Top 5 Signs Your Business Should Not Be Using Social Media

Social media is all the rage. All the cool kids are using it; at least, that's what the cool kids on the internet are telling us. The number of businesses on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube is mind-boggling, but the real question is how many of them are using the tools wisely?

How to Find and Ban Members in Facebook Groups

Today's post is written specifically for those responsible for managing a Group on Facebook. Facebook Groups don't get as much buzz as Facebook Profiles (soon to be known as Timelines) and Facebook Pages. Still, there are many wonderful uses for Groups. I belong to many, including some business, community or family related. Serving as an Admin of a Facebook Group can be incredibly easy or a huge time commitment, depending on the size of the group and how closely the group's content is moderated.

By | December 8th, 2011|Categories: Facebook, Social Media, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |36 Comments

How Our Vanity Leads to Spam

The email I received from Gina had a very simple subject line: "Hello." The body of the email was also simple, just a link without any other text. Ugh; spam. I knew immediately what had happened. Somewhere, she had clicked on a malicious link and all of her contacts received the same email.

By | April 12th, 2011|Categories: Facebook, Social Media, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Practice Safe Clicking

To my friends who have received the bossy emails from me lately, I'm sorry. I tried to be nice when I told you to change your password right away and delete all the posts you'd sent to your friends. I know you didn't like hearing about this. I'm sorry, but I've got to say, it's not me, it's you.

By | September 22nd, 2010|Categories: Facebook, Social Media, Tips, Twitter|Tags: , |12 Comments

TrueTwit: Managing Spammers on Twitter. Does it Work?

At last, someone has taken the initiative to address the rampant and rapidly-growing problem of spam on Twitter.

By | July 23rd, 2009|Categories: Twitter|Tags: , , |13 Comments
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