21st Century Breakups & Divorces Are Harder With Social Media
The Internet not only has changed the landscape of marketing and content distribution but also, obviously, our personal lives. Breakups and divorces will never be the same now that social media plays such a huge role in our lives. Read the rest of this entry »
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Can Technology Make Us Happier?
Some, not all, are creatures of convenience. Think about it. This is precisely why most people, especially those living in Los Angeles, choose to live close to where they work. Most of us hate commuting to and from a job. Just the thought of sitting through grid lock traffic, spending hours wasting away listening to talk radio while you go 5 miles an hour during rush hour, is a nightmare no one wants to endure. Read the rest of this entry »
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Social Media Sites: The Good and the Unfriendly
If you’re not on social networking sites these days, you’re living in the 20th century or more or less. It might as well be the Stone Age if your profession relies on any form of content marketing. The sun is setting on the day of simply buying print newspapers ads or high-priced radio or television spots. Why pay tens if not pay hundreds of thousands of dollars when you can virally market yourself for next to nothing? It’s really a no-brainer. Save money or spend money. Spend money and get some views or virally market yourself and potentially get thousands upon thousands of eyeballs on your content. No one says, “I can’t wait to waste money on ineffective, expensive advertisement.” Read the rest of this entry »
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Social Media: Positive Reinforcement or Breeding Narcissism?
Social media has radically altered the way most of us communicate in the 21st century. The brief history of social media goes hand in hand with the start of the first major Internet service provider, CompuServe making its dial-up debut in 1969. As the Internet began to advance, the information age exploded. We can look up, research, dig, snoop, and pluck out anything we need because of the Internet.
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Take Your Own Advice
Ever asked for advice? Ever turn to more than one person and wind up more confused? If you are getting your car fixed, it’s necessary to go on Yelp and get a second opinion. If you are going out to eat, it’s great to ask friends and neighbors, or you can try Googling it. But, when it comes to your life you need to be careful who you ask.
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