Reputation Protection In Social Media

SOCIAL MEDIA CHALLENGES WHICH BUSINESSES FACE With the exponentially increasing reach of social media, businesses are seizing the opportunity to sell their products and services to millions of connected consumers. Discussions usually center on the ethical issues behind disclosures and fair representation but there are other ethical challenges like “digital assassination.”  The balance of power has shifted away…

Is Privacy in Social Media possible?

PRIVACY IN SOCIAL MEDIA One of the ethical challenges posed by social media is to protect how users personal information is acquired, used, and stored. There are benefits to a organization collecting your information to ensure you receive offers particularly suited to you. But there are more issues which abound concerning profiling, spying and intrusion. Studies by MSNBC, Harris Interactive, American Consumer…

Joining “Generation C”

Social media changed my life almost as much as migrating to a country 3000 miles away. When I moved to the United States, I had to learn new logistics, (navigate the subway, deal with winter) a whole new culture, (what do you mean “casual dress work environment?” We have to pay for drinks at this…

Latest pair from Zappos

THE INTERNET’S SOLE PROVIDER

ALL I WANT IS CHA CHA HEELS: As a tween, with meagre finances and limited sense of style, I made egregious errors – allowed to purchase new “going out shoes” I forced my size 7’s into a size 6 satin beauty pair with a bow and diamantes. There was also the white cowboy boots episode and the electric blue sandals incident in…

Blogging through the snow…

Welcome to “How little keys can open mighty doors” or how social media can create change for the better.” (Thanks for the phrase David Rudder, calypsonian and lyrical master extraordinaire.) Any person in the world, from a shepherd in Nepal to a fisherman in Tobago to grad student in New York can now have their voice heard worldwide through…