Posts tagged “Social Media”
Opinion: When your business in criticized, be forthright, correct mistakes quickly, and show your customers you care. Social media is merely an extension of the connections we make offline, and the way we do business online should mirror the best practices we’ve learned in the offline world too.
‘Old folks can do it too,’ says one attendee about Twitter, Facebook and other tools after Social Media and Your Business event. Key takeaways: Social media is both an opportunity and a risk; don’t be afraid, and be authentic.
New survey from Pew Research Center finds that more Americans (especially under age 50) want news catered to their interest on mobile devices. Plus, many of you want to participate through social media. However, the Net can be “overwhelming.”
Do you really want to use location based services to let others know where you aren’t? Are you putting yourself at risk? New Web site urges people to think twice before tweeting too much.
Backed by a co-founder of Twitter, new Web site Blippy asks people to share their spending habits. If you register a credit card with the site, every transaction bought on the card would be displayed to your friends through the service.
The search giant drew privacy complaints this week when it introduced Buzz and automatically created circles of friends based on users' most frequent contacts on Gmail. Just days later, Google responded by giving users more control over what others see about them.