Social Media And Government

  • Should Facebook be regulated?

    … Should children be exposed to graphic violence on Facebook without your knowledge and consent? Is it a widely-available broadcast channel like TV that should be regulated, or is it something different? The social web has created amazing opportunities to learn, discover, connect, and have fun. But with the advent of innovations like live…

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  • 5 Ways Twitter is changing the world (despite what the critics say)

    … I was recently interviewed by CNN about how Twitter is shaping the world. Of course the newscast was only able to use a small portion of the entire interview but the topic is interesting enough that I thought I would share my thoughts on this important subject. Despite the gloomy projections of analysts and the cries of the purists who long…

    {grow}in Social Twitter- 17 readers -
  • 7 Ways social media has changed leadership

    …. Which one do you choose? The sad and strange truth is that these numbers matter and actually create an image of leadership from nothing. In my book Return On Influence, I tell the story about a former social media leader who admitted to me that he had manufactured his entire social media presence. He bought Twitter followers and Facebook Likes…

    {grow}in Social Google Facebook Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Social Media and the Stock Market: A Lesson in Global Manipulation

    … goes viral. The power of the gatekeepers has shifted, the public’s attention span is shorter, and a company’s reputation could be at the mercy of every person with a smart phone. Yet shockingly, the corporate and financial worlds have not yet grasped this aspect of social media. It’s not through lack of trying, but rather due to the fact…

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