Social Media Ethics

  • Brand bullying and other things that need to change

    … to change appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. Related Stories The Internet we need to save Are you ready for the mega-shift from social media to private media? Facebook and Snapchat at war, and four other groovy media trends …

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  • Does a lean start-up mean lean ethics, too?

    … with grey areas even in large companies with HR departments and active legal advisors. In the startup culture (and I’m in the middle of it), I would argue that unethical behavior is actively encouraged. Here are a few reasons why. Is it ethical to sell a product that doesn’t exist? “But it’s not hurting anyone!” That’s the excuse I usually hear when…

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  • Is your online presence too safe for your own good?

    … By Mars Dorian, {grow} Contributing Columnist I open my browser bookmarks, read through my daily news blogs and find a common theme nowadays: offended people everywhere. Someone said or did something on the net that someone else finds “deeply problematic” which then winds up the outrage machine. Social media users go on a virtual witch hunt…

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  • As digital ad options dry up, marketers turn desperate

    … social media, the viewer sees my ad as if it is native to the target website. Sniply works by subscription, the more you pay them, the more ads you can generate and the bigger the ad you can place on a competitor’s site. Here is what my blog looks like when a company places a Sniply ad on it: The only way I would know this ad is on my site…

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  • Is it better to be honest or nice on the social web?

    … to be honest or nice on the social web? appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. Related Stories Facebook alternative network Ello turns nasty Social Media in the workplace. Who needs it? 5 Reasons companies are bringing their marketing in house …

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  • Facebook alternative network Ello turns nasty

    … brought to you by Voices Heard Media. Please check out this tremendous resource for scaling social media engagement. Take a look at building an engaged and relevant audience through innovative new games, contests, analytics, polling platforms, and other innovations. The post Facebook alternative network Ello turns nasty appeared first on Schaefer…

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  • Facebook alternative network Ello turns nasty

    … brought to you by Voices Heard Media. Please check out this tremendous resource for scaling social media engagement. Take a look at building an engaged and relevant audience through innovative new games, contests, analytics, polling platforms, and other innovations. The post Facebook alternative network Ello turns nasty appeared first on Schaefer…

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  • Social Media in the workplace. Who needs it?

    … over possible legislation in the state of South Carolina banning the use of social media in the workplace. Outrageous you say? Unheard of? Dystopian? You might be surprised to know I agree with the legislation, and after Tom Webster heard my argument, he changed his mind and agreed, too. Luckily, we have the whole conversation recorded on our…

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  • Had your content stolen? Get over it.

    … like to hear it. I’m not saying I have it completely figured out. Tell me what you think. Just be original about it! Alisa Meredith is Co-owner at Scalable Social Media, Consultant at OverGo Studio, and subject to the whims of her two poodle mixes as well as a new-found addiction to running. Lately, she’s surprised her introverted self…

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  • Should you make the leap into sponsored content?

    … Stories Influence Marketing is hot and about to get hotter Social Media and the Stock Market: A Lesson in Global Manipulation Monetizing blog comments: Why your blog is economic gold Social Media and the History of Aggression Are the bad guys winning? …

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