You are a different person in real life from your social media. Maybe your name on the Internet is that different that your actually name, perhaps a pun on words in your name? Companies will not take you seriously if you do not keep your social media game in check.
Our social media game is just as important as our interview skills these days. Its something creative professionals take into account.
“Unfriended” is a film about a group of friend in an online chat room who are haunted by a supernatural presence that terrorizes them over their dead friend’s Skype account. The films whole purpose was to make people more cautious about what they post online as it stays there forever as well as focusing on bullying and suicide.
A new social media “challenge” is sweeping the nation; its encouraging people to disrespect and stomp on the American flag. The original challenge is called”Eric Sheppard Challenge,” named after a black college student wanted in Georgia after his gun was allegedly found on campus during a series of anti-flag protests.
Becoming a social media expert isn’t that easy, but there are 3 key steps to follow.
- Build a network of trusted colleagues who can help you improve your ideas before you present them to the world
- Build a audience by sharing your ideas and making them “findable” through other programs
- If your idea is good enough other will spread it far beyond what would have been possible for you
Facebook knows more that we think. Ever since we made our accounts, Facebook has accounted for every click, like, share, post, and comment. It is all housed somewhere with everyone else from the world.
Facebook didn’t make us give all of our information but that’s just the price we pay for having a social life.
A couple lost their camera on a vacation in Hawaii but they got it back thanks to Internet Crowdsourcing. A woman in Hawaii found the camera and posted a photo from it on Facebook and asked everyone to share the photo to try and find the owners.
The image had been shared over 20000 times on Facebook alone and over 100000 shares on Twitter between different accounts. A week later this woman had located the camera owners and they received their camera back.
To use FollowPlants, a grower could install sensors near their plants and then data from those sensors wold be automatically be translated into tweets like “It’s as sunny day!” or “I need water!”
This work was invented by two 15-year-old boys!