I’m not an expert on social media marketing – and few of those who say they are actually are. Still, I feel confident in declaring that the technique that I witnessed this morning is about 180 degrees in reverse of what effective social media marketing
“We Need Smith is a movement to support new leaders and new ideas from outside the broken Washington system.” A movement? From outside the broken Washington system? So says the the Facebook page for the political corporation called We Need Smith. Anyone who bothers to
Of the 411 members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted to express outrage about violence against children in Nigeria, 389 have not signed their names to legislation to stop violence against children by public schools in the United States.
“Every day fewer and fewer people get breaking news from a newspaper or even TV.” — Social Media Today, “Is News Dead?” A tallyboard for historical ship replicas touring the Atlantic Coast of the U.S. provided one indication this week to the contrary:
The ancient technology corporation Hewlett Packard (long since KFC’ed to “HP”) is trying to recast itself as young and rebellious with a social media campaign this week. Here’s a sample from the microblogging platform Twitter: Show us what you’re doing to #BendTheRules and get your
Today, a coalition led by the Ex-Muslims of North America is organizing a day of protest against what it calls Twitter Theocracy. Instead of standing up for free speech, Twitter has agreed to censor user accounts that the government of Pakistan regards as blasphemous. Twitter
Here’s how “Americans for Prosperity” describes itself on a national scale and in the context of Pennsylvania: “Americans for Prosperity is a grassroots movement of over 2.3 million activists nation wide who advocate and promote limited government, lower taxes, and more freedom. We have over
Can you capture the style of Pat Sajak in your own outburst? Let’s try together.
Bernard Sanders is a frequent critic of Bank of America. So, the senator’s own Twitter feed, as well as Twitter feeds of his supporters, often include the phrase “Bank of America”. Twitter’s predictive system is too stupid, however, to notice that Sanders and his fans are describing Bank of America as heartless, corrupt, abusive, and vile.
U.S. Senator Jim Risch Tweets today: I intro'd legislation in Jan '13 to get Boko Haram designated a terrorist org-took admin too long. #BringBackOurGirls http://t.co/NuInoeFPK5 — Senator Jim Risch (@SenatorRisch) May 6, 2014 Hang on a tic with me here while I try to figure
For some time here at Irregular Times, we’ve followed what might delicately be termed “mysteries” and what might more coarsely called “conspiracy theories”: claims that secret evidence (seemingly always about-to-be-revealed) proves the existence of hidden realities or long-smouldering schemes or special dangers that They don’t want