Negative Dating Reviews [Hunters, Part 14]

I had a conversation with reader “Paul” yesterday where he brought up some interesting scenarios. I didn’t have an answer for “How do you deal with negative dating reviews in social media?”, so I’m going to think about that right now.

#NOBLOG Status (Plausible Deniability)

Back in 2008, I wrote the Guide To Dating The “Internet Famous”. Fast-Forward to 2010, and “Things done got too far gone!” 😀 At this point, EVERYBODY has a smartphone, EVERYBODY is uploading media to the net and EVERYBODY’S business is in the streets. Fortunately for all of us, Chrissie B. and Tim K.-S. co-created … Continue reading “#NOBLOG Status (Plausible Deniability)”

Thoughts about the “Fast Company Influence Project”

I can’t tell you anything about the actual Fast Company Influence Project because I never clicked on it. I never came close to clicking on it, which is where I feel we will discover some of the myriad lessons to be learned from this situation. First Impression The first time I heard of the project, … Continue reading “Thoughts about the “Fast Company Influence Project””

Social Branding

Your “Social Brand” is what people expect to happen when you show up on a social scene. Most people don’t have a social brand at all. Nobody expects them to do anything except drink some alcohol, ramble on about some smalltalk drivel and then go home. Part of the reason for this is that people … Continue reading “Social Branding”

E-Stalking [Part 4]

I dropped my e-Stalking series in 2008. At the time, I was talking about asynchronously getting to know someone by reading their blog posts, listening to their podcasts, watching their videos & live streams and coming to your own conclusion about who they are, what they’re like and what they like to do without them … Continue reading “E-Stalking [Part 4]”

Social Media: You’re Doing It Wrong

Let me tell you how Social Media works… There are two layers. There’s the online layer and then the offline layer. The online layer is where we all say whatever we want about ourselves and expect people to take our word for it. The offline layer is where you have to PUT UP OR SHUT … Continue reading “Social Media: You’re Doing It Wrong”

How To Throw A Party

Throwing a party in the year 2010 isn’t what it used to be. We’re all virtually connected now, through Social Media. Back in the day, it was all about “Come to my party!!! :D” and since nobody knew anybody else online, it was pot luck what happened when you arrived. That’s over now. With Facebook, … Continue reading “How To Throw A Party”

Revisionist History

What I affectionately refer to as “Revisionist History” may actually be more accurately called Historical Revisionism. There are actually two types, one which has a positive connotation and implies that intelligent people took another look at the data that’s currently available to them and came up with a valid interpretation of that data that differs … Continue reading “Revisionist History”