I have tons of friends, but I realize that I have tons of friends that I don’t know. You know what I mean? Friends that I’ve met online and have never met or seen in the flesh. I follow their blog. I follow their tweets. I don’t even remember how I met them. It helps […]Read more "Friends that You Don’t Know"
I never check my Klout scores. It only means something to Klout people. I recently checked and happened to see my most influential topics. Since I only connect with Twitter and not Facebook, these are topics from just tweets. I’ll list them with a comment or two, and I don’t think they’re in any particular […]Read more "My Klout Influential Topics"
Have you ever heard anyone complain about the seemingly mindless posting about what one eats or what one is doing? Explicitly, it might seem innocuous and boring to share about sandwiches and the beverage choice of the moment. Implicitly, it could mean so many things. – I need attention. – I am projecting my need […]Read more "What My Sandwich Tweet Means"
You keep checking becauase that means that someone needed you. You keep checking because we all need to be needed. It’s so much easier to communciate it with social media. When the phone goes off, we have to check to see what people need of us – becaus we need it. We like the notification. […]Read more "Why You Keep Checking Twitter and Facebook"
I wasn’t aware of this, but you can track those that unfollow you on Twitter. http://useqwitter.com/ is a site that helps you track those that unfollow you – Thank you @Savasavasava. We had a quick tweet conversation about those that choose to unfollow us on Twitter. I have decided to save myself the drama of […]Read more "Unfollow Anxiety"
I saw that in a tweet today, and they were referring to having 2 Twitter profiles. I tweeted back – anyone that has a persona online lives a double life. They have their online identity and then their real life identity. Both reflect them, but aren’t completely them. Having a double life – developmentally – […]Read more "A Double Life"
Friendships have become a numbers game. We have automated our friendships so that the app is now managing our relationships. The app will send you a thank you e mail and even tweet our ideas for us. We are gaming the numbers so that we can have more friends and followers and that in turn […]Read more "Automated Relationships"