Should victims be made to bear their bully’s burden?

As those of you who follow me on Facebook already know, our daughter was injured and missed a week of school as a result of being struck from behind by a classmate while standing in line. Without going into the details nor attempting to villainize the other child as both girls are just 7 years … Continue reading

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PI Soundbite: I will be on WVOX 1640 AM radio tomorrow at 5:30 PM EST

Just a quick note to everyone that I will be on Brand Talk with Dr. John Tantillo on WVOX 1640 AM radio tomorrow at 5:30 PM EST talking about leveraging social media to effectively reach your target audience. For those outside of New York, you can use the following link to catch the live stream; … Continue reading

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How Facebook May Be Violating Your First Amendment Rights (Part 2)

Note: The following article was originally posted to the 49th Parallel Forum Blog under the title “Are there entities even more powerful than the government that should be held accountable for violating First Amendment Rights? (Part 2).” The First Amendment applies to the government — to protect individuals from government censorship. While the text of … Continue reading

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How Facebook May Be Violating Your First Amendment Rights (Part 1)

Picture this scenario . . . Within your main Facebook comment stream a current and contentious event is brought to light by many people. It appears that the vast majority are advocating or supporting a particular position. Based on your extensive research you find that all may not be as it appears in terms of … Continue reading

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Social networking etiquette 101: Changing your comment in a comment stream after someone responds to your original post is a big NO-NO!

Facebook Discussion Stream . . . Original Poster: No Jon that was repost of what i said before with some grammatical errors corrected and avoid misunderstanding of what I am tying to say. My Response: This is a comment stream Mr. Ortega and as such grammatical errors as such are acceptable . . . editing … Continue reading

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There is something in the air . . . or at least that is what a Facebook contact is telling me (although I did have beans for lunch)

Within a period of 1 hour I received a series of e-mail messages from a Facebook contact telling me the following: By now you’ve probably caught wind of what has been happening. It’s a movement. People everywhere are taking hold of this and it has begun to steamroll into a revolution. In the videos that … Continue reading

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Would you pay for content? The New York Times thinks that you will!

Article Update: When I wrote this post regarding the death of print newspapers the Wall Street Journal scandal obviously was not widely known at the time. So here is the question, is the WSJ fiasco of buying their own papers through third-party companies the final nail in the newsprint industry’s coffin? The New York Times is … Continue reading

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Privatizing Social Networks . . . The End of LinkedIn and Facebook as We Know Them?

We took the best from social network sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn and incorporated these features into the new socially interactive IACCM website . . . So commented Bob Emery, the General Manager, Marketing and Development for the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management “IACCM” during his Webinar tour of the exciting new … Continue reading

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Pew Survey indicates that blogging has lost its lustre, but do you agree?

Earlier this week I received an e-mail from a fellow host on the Blog Talk Radio Network in which the link to a February 21st article in the Music Industry News Network titled “Social Media and Young Adults” was included. The article made reference to “Two Pew Internet Project surveys,” that revealed a noticeable “decline … Continue reading

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Listen to the PI Window on Business from the Host’s Seat!

You know the old saying that you can’t tell the players without a program at a sporting event.  For those of you who are interested in following the PI Window on Business Show from the host’s seat, we are happy to provide an advanced copy of the questions that I will be asking my guest(s) … Continue reading

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