Social Change

Social Networks 1.0

Feeling old fashioned today…The New York Times today presents an opt-ed piece on Social Networks 1.0 – do you know those who literally are the closest to you? These are your neighbors – whether in your apartment building, condo or street. With all of the ways to connect with people, do we take the opportunity to know our first circle ...

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Life as Idenity Building

ow individuals, particularly younger Europeans, feel the need to expose and broadcast their personal lives openly for all to see. The insinuation is the act of sharing helps to shape you identity and shape the image that others have of your identity. In a historical context there are two important societal shifts that have brought about the importance of identity ...

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How Moms Dealing with Cancer Embrace Community

I apologize for this late Mother’s day post.  You can cut me some slack because I’m a volunteer who happens to be a mother. {digs through purse}  Aren’t they adorable? Thanks for indulging me. They are 11, 8, and 2 – all geniuses of course!  I didn’t post last week because two out of three had a stomach virus. I ...

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You tell them social media can change the world. Now show them how.

When you get a taste of the power of social media, your eyes grow wide and you become an Evangelist. The problem is, when you finally assume the famous Connie Reece Twitter prayer pose, the rest of the world responds with dirty looks. Now, your reluctant old media friends have a compelling reason to jump into the fishbowl with you. ...

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