Three Social Media Movies of 2012

It was a great year to be in Hollywood. Thanks in part to social media, the buzz around movies have never been higher. This year, everyone was talking about movies, and not just those of the wizard and vampire variety. Here’s a look at three of the top movies that caused a buzz online. The […]

It’s Illegal To Ask For Passwords in California

Residents of California can all breathe a little easier now. Gov. Jerry Brown has declared it illegal for employers to ask for access to the social media and email accounts of employees and job applicants. Assembly Bill 1844 has been called a “preemptive measure,” protecting citizen’s freedom of speech and right to privacy behind what […]

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The 10 Commandments of Social Media

This is part of Caitlin’s social media manager series, dedicated at ways to help social media managers improve their tactics, tools and best practices to make them more effective. You can follow all Caitlin’s editorial contributions here.  Thou shalt not lose sight of the fact that you are not a God. In social media, it’s […]

Confessions of a New Social Media Manager: 3 Steps to Owning Otaku

In his classic book, Purple Cow, Seth Godin introduces his readers to the idea of Otaku – something that is more than a hobby but a little less than an obsession. It’s a passion or idea that keeps you up at night. That thing that holds you by the throat and won’t let you go.  […]

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Ready, set…PAUSE!

The world of social media regularly changes in a nanosecond. As managers, we’re expected to analyze data, interpret the data to improve relationships, and engage people over multiple platforms. All at the same time. It can be exhausting. We’re almost always in a hurry. Our Brains Are Changing The Millennials have been called the first truly […]

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What The New Facebook Timeline Means For Social Media Management

The “new” Facebook Timeline was revealed to the general public in the weeks before Christmas. Instead of the initial backlash that was expected, many users have embraced the idea of a virtual scrapbook. My news feed has been full of people posting pictures of their childhood, their family, and parties. What does this mean for […]