Unilever Yanks Advertising from Facebook - The Social Network Caves

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or, it could have picked enough traction to make the social network pay attention to preventing hate speech and misinformation. Earlier it had indicated it would keep advertising with Facebook and just push for reforms on the social network's ad platforms.

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Social Network Wars - Snap Winning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's obvious that Facebook has become the social network for the demographic advertisers aren't interested in: The aging.   DigitalInfluencer Personal Musings Web/TechThere are lots more grandkids photos than party-like-an-animal ones. And the text is full of middle-aged platitudes. Research by eMarketer found that youth is ignoring Facebook, instead connecting on Snap. Here is the media coverage of how a mature Facebook is losing its cool.

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"Dateline" - Video Games as Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those kinds of games have become, in themselves, social networks. Games Personal Musings Television Web/TechOn television, viewers like real-life crime and mystery. So, it's expected that the combination of the two would flood programming. There are plenty of shows on television with the format of real-life crime that gets solved on the air. In fact, with so many of them we are getting good at figuring out who done it.

Social Network - When Work Intervenes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Most of the ambitious begin participating in social networks to attract useful professionals into our circle of contacts. " After all, our dutiful attention to social networks is rewarded. I longed to hang out on the social networks. I feel that if I can't return to having enough time on social networks I will have an emotional meltdown.   Web/Tech Weblogs Writing

Alt-Right Social Network Gab Back Online

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After the alleged murder of 11 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by Gab poster Robert Bowers, the alt-right social network went dark. legal Media Personal Musings Politics Web/TechIts domain host GoDaddy dropped it.    But, tonight it's back online. The new host is Epik.com. And, BusinessInsider reports that the anti-Semitic commentary is also back.

Fast Food Digital Players - Start on April Fool's Day Stunts (especially for social networks)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Smart global ghostwriting, with niche social networking know-how.   Branding Current Affairs Extreme Pleasure Food and Drink Games Intuitive Media Personal Musings Television Values Web/Tech

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Social Networks - Too Much of a Good Thing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Social network Twitter has joined Facebook in developing troubles with its user numbers. That has been caused mainly by the social network's need to fight spam, fake accounts, and malicious rhetoric.   The opportunities for connection have been so great with social networks that the platforms have been for the cons and abusers too much of a good thing. By now social networks have become a standard tool of communications, commercial and personal.

Generation Z Frames Facebook As Grandparents'/Parents' Social Network

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Perhaps the last generation to embrace Facebook as their social network might be Millennials. Essentially the pre-teens framed Facebook as their grandparents' or parents' social network. So, whatever social networks marketers leverage to reach them, the pitch will have to be different.   Branding Current Affairs Generational Divide Values Web/Tech

Need a Security Clearance? - Be cautious on social networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those not cautious in what they're putting out there on social networks might not get one. The Washington Post  reports that the Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, has made it a policy to review the content of social networks as part of the security-clearance review. Also, on social networks we tend to be confessional.   careers Games Personal Musings Values Web/Tech

Thought Leaders, Marketers, PR Reps - Social Networks Fragmenting, Now What

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yes, social network Facebook does have the largest number of users - 1.35 But other social networks are growing faster.   Clearly social networks are fragmenting. Research and experience show that is the social network for age groups beyond Millennials and Generation Z. And/or there will be configuring different messages for very different demonographics and different social networks.

Power - Seismic Shift from Manhattan Boozy Pricey Lunching to Eating-at-Desk, Social Networks, Wellness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Power is also transmitted through social networks.   Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know.   Branding careers Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Food and Drink Games Generational Divide Intuitive Media Personal Musings Power Rebranding Religion Selling Values Web/TechEverything changes.    That includes power, or at least how it's played out.

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Facebook - Internal Survey Shows Employee Confidence in Social Network's Future Plunges 32%

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As The Wall Street Journal reports, an internal survey found that employees' confidence in the future of that social network has dropped to 52%.   careers Personal Musings Web/TechFacebook employees are giving their employer coal in its stocking this year. That's down 32% from last year's 84%. The reasons given include: Falling stock price. Turmoil among the leaders. Negative media coverage. 

Global Tensions - Corporate Leaders Finding They Have to Put the Kibosh on Posting Personal/Organization Values on Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the other hand, executives are finding themselves in a pickle for posting on social networks and through apps personal and organizational values critical of how other nations do business. As a result, reports The Wall Street Journal , those employment contracts executives and mid-level managers sign increasingly have provisions against going social with personal opinions or the advocacy of beliefs conflicting with those of trade partners.

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S. 1989 "Honest Ads Act" Bill - Threatening Revenues of Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Social network platforms such as Twitter earn the lion's share of their revenue from advertising.  Therefore, the social networks are very concerned about the proposed bipartisan bill S.1989 - nicknamed the "Honest Ads Act." It has recognized that requiring complete transparency can be a game-changer in political advertising on social network sites. 

Protected Speech & Social Network Gab - Probably Lawyers Will Have to Decide That One

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Social network Gab , its leadership contends, prevents violence through free speech.  The best socialization for getting the hang of being circumspect in politically charged times is to bunk in the Midwest.   Books Branding Content-provider Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Intuitive legal Media Personal Musings Politics Public Speaking Values Web/Tech Weblogs Writing  Maybe.

Facebook Fails Crisis Communications - Competitor Which Is Responsive Can Crush that Social Network

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That included both Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sheryl Sandberg, who was supposed to be the human face of the social network.   No surprise, trusted media networks like ABC's evening news with David Muir pounded Facebook. Even before the latest scandal, globally time spent on the social network has been declining. During the volatile 21st century, crisis communications is a mature industry.    Everyone  knows the drill.

Randy Janzen: Compulsion To Confess Made Easier Through Social Networks/Media & Implications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Social networks and social media have made that process easier. " The ease of sharing on social networks and through social media such as blogs could escalate the decision-making among those who are distraught. Current Affairs Intuitive Personal Musings Public Speaking Values Voodoo Web/Tech Weblogs"Father, forgive me. I did something very bad." " The need to confess seems almost an archetype in the human species.

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Intimacy - Yes, It's Possible on Social Networks (and, Jean Twenge, on smartphones)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those who haven't yet gotten the hang of social networks and i-phones rant. Social networking and i-phoning/texting aren't a monologue.       Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Personal Musings Values Web/Tech WritingThey contend the technologies prevent authentic communication. Facebookers just posture, right. Members on LinkedIn just want to sell, right. Therefore, they declare intimacy is impossible.

Social Networks, Youth, Life Satisfaction - Research by Institute of Labor Economics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Is socializing virtually not good for youth? They found that being on social networks for even an hour a day lowered life satisfaction 14%. " Socialization tilts toward sarcasm and fault-finding. For adults, we have learned how to screen whom we should let into our digital networks. Overall, I am finding that the most satisfying socializing is done in-person. Current Affairs Personal Musings Web/Tech

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My Left Breast: Social networks, not me, telling the tale

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Social networks are bringing a kind of comfort which only writing once could, at least for me.    That could mean that Everyman and Everywoman can derive from social networks the same emotional benefits we writers do from deconstructing, organizing, and then force-fitting language on our experience.   Science Web/TechFor writers everything is copy. 

Social Networks and Media: Making a list, checking it twice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  My wish is that the world of social networks and media would consolidate.  Meanwhile so many of us spend too much time keeping up with the social.   careers Web/Tech I almost missed out on a nice piece of business. That was because I hadn't checked the messages on LinkedIn in a few days.  The good news is that the former client still wanted my services enough to overlook the seeming tardiness.

Tashfeen Malik's Facebook Page - Now There Will Probably Be "Keyword Sweeps" On Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There it was out there, on a social network. Had the powers that be been monitoring social networks for associations with ISIS, the San Bernardino massacre might have been prevented. Current Affairs Games Generational Divide Intuitive Personal Musings Politics Web/TechSuspected San Bernardino murderer, the late Tashfeen Malik, had posted on Facebook her allegiance to ISIS. Here is the coverage in The New York Times.

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No, Social Networks Aren't Effective at Self-Regulating - But, Beware What's Proposed to Take Over that Function

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There was really a time - it seems light years ago - when idealism was high about social networks. In the worse-case scenarios, if posters proved to be rhetorical miscreants, the network's powers that be would remove the content. Essentially, social networks were not responsible for what was posted. The assumption is that networks are unable to self-regulate and/or if they do it is too little too late. 

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Facebook - Managing Your Account After You Pass On To That Great Social Network In The Sky

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

You might have that person announce your passage to that great social network in the sky, screen posts from your buddies and do appropriate revisions to your profile. Branding careers Current Affairs Games Personal Musings Web/Tech "Now you can give someone power of attorney over your digital life. Today Facebook began letting users select a 'legacy contact' who can partially control their Facebook profile after they die."

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Old Old Old Friends - Cockroach Networking In Time Of Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those are the old old old friends whose careers stall, they are clueless why, see blurbs about us on social networks, and send one of those cute e-cards to get back in touch. Since we will likely work until we are into our 80s and will be increasingly out there in cyberspace, we will have to learn to roach-proof our networks.    careers Web/Tech First there was one. Then, just as with cockroaches, there were many more.

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"Cool" - Is that a social-networking, media term?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I wonder if there is a parallel universe of terminology being constructed by those on social networks as well as the media.  Generational Divide Media Personal Musings Public Speaking Web/TechFor two nine-hour days I have sat in a training class on wireless and not once had the term "cool" been used.  

Leslie Anderson, Justine Sacco & Social Networks - Grim Lessons For Working Stiffs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, paid members of the media push the envelope on social networks and social media to create "clickbait."   Books Branding careers Current Affairs Games Generational Divide Intuitive legal Media Online video Personal Musings Public Speaking Values Web/Tech Weblogs WritingLeslie Anderson resigned from her position as clerk for New Jersey Middlesex County Superior Court.

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Social Networks Have Gone Functional: Sharing, so tedious

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Social networks have gone functional.    That's why LinkedIn is vulnerable to niche groups which are, well, all business with no legacy of socializing. Web/TechWe go to the digital communities on LinkedIn to find out the most cost-efficient way to send out press releases.    Not to hear how anyone is. 

Elie Mystal's "Daddy Blog" on Facebook - Off-duty social networking usually big plus for the employer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Branding careers Current Affairs Games Intuitive Media Personal Musings Values Web/Tech WritingTonight, lawyer-journalist, Elie Mystal, observes on Facebook that he has just completed his work for his employer, Abovethelaw. Now he has to turn into the slave parents become to their children. He has two young sons. Mystal's Facebook posts essentially are a Daddy Blog. The heyday of the Mommy Blog, which I discussed in this interview , seems to have peaked.

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Social Networks: Those lists, so quickly out-of-date

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Before social networks there were the old-line databases through which ghosts from our past would inform us what they had been up-to [who cares, as we struggle for our own survival], announcing deaths of co-workers from 20 years ago, requesting support for selling their book, and presenting surveys for us to participate in.     The same is the case with social networks, only the communications come from a greater number of sources and more frequently. 

Social Networking - FDNS Immigration Officers Want To Be Friends

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Thanks to the Electronic Frontier Foundation we now have that 2008 memo to FDNS immigration officers instructing them how to penetrate social networks.  Tags: Web/Tech   The purpose would be to pick up signs of fraud and connect the dots.    Sure, to get the job done, FDNS should pose as friends on the sites. Immigration attorney Alan Lubiner, partner with Lubiner & Schmidt, Cranford, New Jersey, recommends how immigrants can be self-protective. 

George Magazine - JFK Jr. Considered Making It Web-Based

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's network. did consider yanking the publication from print and making it totally web-based.   Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know. In too many ways George Magazine, created by John F. Kennedy Jr., was ahead of its time.

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What America Reads…

Matt Eventoff

Marshall McLuhan is famous for stating “the medium is the message&# and with the introduction of a newer medium (online, web) there is constant debate as to its effect on older mediums (print, broadcast). I found this post from Brian Solis very interesting – a list of the top media outlets, by circulation, as well as the 25 most popular blogs in America, as compiled by BurrellesLuce. .

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Gab - Newbie Far-Right Social Network Robert Bowers Favored

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many who pride themselves on being in the social-network know have probably never heard of Gab.   DigitalInfluencer Web/TechNot until this weekend. As Troy Wolverton reports on BusinessInsider , that had been where alleged Squirrel Hill mass murderer Robert Bowers posted his tirades against Jews. Essentially Gab is a platform for the far right. It does forbid postings of threats of violence or illegal porn. However, otherwise its policy is not to police hate speech. 

Keywords Losing Pull Power as Clickbait - Social Media/Social Networks Change Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  careers Content-provider Current Affairs Games Media Personal Musings Politics Rebranding Selling Values Web/Tech Weblogs WritingIt's hard to believe but the keywords associated with all aspects of Trumpism, directly or indirectly, are losing their pull power as clickbait. The keywords "Trump Administration" or "Drudge Report" could have attracted 4,000+ page views to this blog in a few hours. No longer. Why is this happening.

Social Network Gadflies - Complusively Posting On Open Platforms, e.g. LinkedIn Pulse

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, these social network gadflies post compulsively on open platforms. Current Affairs Games Personal Musings Selling Web/Tech WritingSometimes they are selling something, usually a service such as guaranteeing your website a billion-times more traffic. And that browsers will turn into buyers. No more abandoned shopping carts. More often, they have a message of great gravitas. They range from LinkedIn Pulse to Medium. In our email we receive friendly greetings from them.

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Strategic Marketing: Making Social Media WORK

Communication Steroids

If there is any advice I can give a business leader regarding their social media effort, that’s it. After all, strategic marketing, brand building, should be the primary focus of your social media effort. You should listen to what people are saying about your industry, your company and your products; then use social media tools to help shape and direct that conversation. That job, building goodwill, just got a whole lot easier, and a whole lot cheaper, thanks to social media.

Your web browsing history = $52 annually, your credit card information = $150 annually

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is a way to quantify in terms of dollars the data social networks collect about you when you're on the site and when you're off it.   Annually, found Morey, your health profile is worth $38, your web browsing history $52, your credit card information $150, and your social security data $240.    Current Affairs legal Web/Tech

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How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home Popular Posts About Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter Ripple 6 says the timing of my report is off [link] Ive observed most vendors are optomistic, brands the opposite. I’ve managed panels of dueling CEOs in the same industry, and even one of the most popular panels at the Web 2.0 As Web 2.0

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How to Use PowerPoint to Spruce Up Your Content Marketing Campaigns

SlideModel

You can also easily convert PowerPoint slides into web-ready images, albums, infographics, animations and videos. In an age where social media greatly influences consumer behavior, that certainly carries a lot of weight. Sharing your work on social media isn’t much of a hassle either. The Social Share plugin lets you publish your work on Facebook and Twitter straight from PowerPoint, with an interface that enables you to introduce content with a catchy tweet or post.

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Health Benefits from Friendship - Not a Numbers Game

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Finally, those without a ton of friends on social networks can smirk. The question now is: With so many metrics on social networks tracking the number of followers and making that public, are people being encouraged to increase the total instead of investing themselves in a handful of quality relationships? Smart global ghostwriting, with social networking know-know.   Personal Musings Values Web/Tech

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2020 - Content Remains King in Marketing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with SEO and social networking know-how. Branding Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Media Personal Musings Power Web/Tech Weblogs WritingAccording to World Media Group, content will be a top priority among marketers in 2020.

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10:53 PM, ET - Where's the Drudge Report Poll on Winner for New Hampshire Debate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Smart global ghostwriting, with SEO and social networking know-how. Personal Musings Politics Public Speaking Web/TechThe Dem New Hampshire debate is over. The political analysts are rating who gained traction and those who lost it. Among the latter has been Elizabeth Warren.    But not part of the action, at least not yet, is Drudge Report. There is no poll.    Those polls were a standard during Election 2016.    This is odd.