We all do this because we’re human, prone to envy and low self-esteem, wired to seek approval, and powerless in the face of inexorable human nature. Yet, even though comparing ourselves to others is normal and human, it isn‘t always healthy.
FOMO, or Fear Of Missing Out, and FOBO, or Fear Of Being Offline, are forms of nomophobia — smartphone separation anxiety born of fear of being disconnected from the online world. The struggle is real and both, in fact, may need treatment the same way other more accepted types of phobias do.
Social media is changing the world. It’s changing the way we communicate, the way we consume information, the way we travel, and even the way we eat. Not only does it influence our daily lives, it also changes the very structure and function of our brains.
The shelf life of a tweet has been measured to be four times shorter than a post on Facebook, only 24 minutes compared to 90 minutes. With facts like that, it may be a challenge to get your tweets to stick in the minds of users.
Just last month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that they will begin migrating driver profiles to a single cloud server. In a move that’s reminiscent of the strategy most social networking sites use, Tesla is making an effort to learn more about their drivers and their preferences.
Instagram hasn’t officially acknowledged the shadow ban as a real thing. Without guidelines and notifications, users everywhere are left without a clue as to if or when the shadow ban will befall them.
In a bid to quash YouTube’s monopoly of the video landscape, Facebook introduced a new way to connect with an audience and rolled out Facebook Live. Already, it is proving to be an important marketing tool in every marketer’s bag, though not everyone has mastered its use yet.
The most enduring lessons we’ll learn either in business or in life come from experience, and failures are often some of the best lessons of all. First, they tell us what doesn’t work, and second, they make us appreciate success more when we reach it. There’s a lot to learn, and that’s why we’ve put […]
Pinterest’s value of $12 million tells us their platform is capable of rapid growth. If you’re a brand or a social media manager, you need to start strengthening your Pinterest marketing strategy as early as now because there’s no telling what this platform is capable of doing in the future.
Spying on the competition is as old as competition itself. In business, gathering intelligence using publicly available data is not illegal, and not nearly as exciting as Jason Bourne’s life or half as dangerous as real international espionage is. It’s all business.