Posts Tagged: twitter

The internet says the darndest things

I wanted to research an abstruse question this morning and therefore typed it into my browser, up came 233,000 results. For an abstruse question. Asking a generally obvious question, such as, “Why is summer warmer than winter?”, generated 2,060,000 results. Chief among both searches are excellent answers from reputable sources. Further scrolling leads to some… Read more »

Actors are people too

Social media frequently gets a bum rap. It gets blamed and criticized for creating a hostile and rude society, giving freedom to expression that previously often only had local exposure. That’s specious reasoning, because the opinions, attitudes and demeanor readily on display through various social media are the actual reflections of the people posting those… Read more »

Breaking up is easy to do

The unwinding of the Great North American Baseball Road Trip continues. Before I left on my grand journey, I puzzled over how to deliver the posts and blogs I planned on making throughout the trip.  I didn’t want to copy them and paste them in multiple media (Facebook, Twitter, my website, etc.). A solution presented… Read more »

Get it back!

Ugh.  That sinking feeling after you press publish, post, comment, tweet or send.  Then comes the mad rush to figure out how to save the situation. At least when it came to my books, people are required to plunk down money before they can see my blunders (granted, this makes them extra mad, but the… Read more »

Which social media fits a social misfit?

Yeah, we’re there.  Decision time. Okay, I’ve whittled it down to only two choices to help chronicle my daily adventures on the Great North American Baseball Road Trip.  Well, not really choices, because I have to probably use both, but here’s where I am: Facebook – I have lots more “followers” and an unlimited posting… Read more »

Bear with me

A few days ago, my publisher asked me for a few “fun facts” about myself for their social media campaign.  They wanted unique or amusing items that could be easily tweeted (which requires a brevity I find so challenging, I don’t even have a Twitter account). I offered up a few one-liners to them and… Read more »

Postal mail is to email as email is to ______; text your answer to…

With the recent unfortunate passing of Steve Jobs, Apple mastermind extraordinaire, I thought it an appropriate time to discuss the dizzying advances of technology and their impact to our lifestyles.  As the title suggests, we’re going to talk about our communications; viewed over distance in miles and years. The subject came to mind as I… Read more »