What To Do If Someone Steals Your Identity On Social Media
May 16, 2013
Manti Teo’s “girlfriend” brought fake social media profiles to the forefront, but it’s not an isolated incident. Unfortunately, social networking sites have great potential for abuse and it’s only the latest way scum try to do what they’ve done for centuries – take advantage of others. I don’t say this to scare you, but rather to prepare you. In fact, a local war hero’s identity was recently stolen in order to milk money out of innocent women on Facebook. Because social media is here to stay, here are three ways to protect yourself and possibly discover bogus profiles.
3 Social Media Lessons In The Wake Of The Boston Marathon Bombing
April 25, 2013
Social Media has definitely changed our world… particularly during tragedy. I covered the Oklahoma City bombing almost 18 years to the day of the Boston Marathon bombing… and social media brought out the best and worst. One, though, definitely outweighs the other. Here’s what we can learn as business owners and human beings from social media coverage of our latest terror attack.
Trending Hashtags – Hollywood Style (Or.. Why Twitter Chats Are The Bomb.com)
March 29, 2013
I hear all the time…. “why should I tweet? It just seems like a waste of time.” My standard answer? “You’re apparently not using twitter very strategically.” Sound silly? Let me tell you about social media client Original Scent. The founders developed the product and launched it in 5 weeks. We got off the chain results in a little more than two weeks… and it all started with a Twitter Chat. Here’s how you can do the same with YOUR brand….
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