Social Media For Social Good

  • Are you unknowingly supporting hate speech?

    … By Mark W. Schaefer Are we surrounded by so much hate speech that we are immune to it? Do we even recognize hate speech when we see it any more? Why do we glorify hate as cool and entertaining? Here’s the Twitter post that made me wonder about this … I posted this to Facebook suggesting that this commentary crossed a line. Forget about…

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  • 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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  • Five ideas: Constructive engagement in destructive times

    … on the other side of the screen. Here are my approaches to constructive engagement in the online world… 1) You don’t need to comment on THAT Every major social media platform is free, which means users feel free to share everything. It seduces our self-inflated ego, because we believe all of our opinions matter. We overproduce content and comment as much…

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  • Tolerance, diversity and the social media filter bubble

    … bubble appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. Related Stories 15 Amazing ways social media is changing the world 5 Ways Twitter is changing the world (despite what the critics say) Research shows content engagement is disconnected from brand goals. What’s next? …

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  • 15 Amazing ways social media is changing the world

    … Ignore the hype that we’re all becoming more superficial and narcissistic because of our obsession with social media. What’s really going on is far more incredible. That’s the conclusion from an extraordinary research study by University College London provided in several new books and reports. Nine anthropologists spent 15 months living…

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  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Who really benefits?

    … response to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Donate here. Make a difference in the fight against ALS. The post ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Who really benefits? appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. Related Stories Can Millennials and social media solve complex world problems? Five companies with a human…

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  • Five companies with a human social media presence

    … franchise has their own Twitter handle and the WWE empowers them to use it to their advantage — staying real and promoting human connections. It adds an extraordinary element of intimacy to a business based on grand productions. Started 12 years ago with an idea #nevergiveup here we are #12yearsstrong fueled by love/hate/passion/defeat/victory…

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