Category Archives: Social Media

#Politics: So, You’re An “Adult” Because You Don’t Unfriend Based on Who Someone Voted For? Here Is Why You’re Adding To The Problem

Let me explain. Once upon a time, politics was really just that…politics. At least from what I noticed, things didn’t really venture much outside of the political arena. At some point, people developed the mindset that we should “never” discuss politics, but that … Continue reading

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So Where Are Those “Copy/Paste/Share To Show Someone You Care” Folks When You Need Them?

We’ve all seen those posts. The ones that say something like, “I’M POSTING THIS TO LET PEOPLE KNOW THAT SOMEONE IS ALWAYS LISTENING” or “WILL YOU POST THIS FOR AN HOUR TO LET PEOPLE KNOW YOU ARE THERE FOR THEM?” and … Continue reading

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#Unfriend and #Unfollow: Here Is Why I Don’t Boast About Doing These

I love meeting new people. Even though I am a very shy person, I enjoy being able to interact with new individuals, both in person and now, on social media. New people provide opportunities to hear and learn new thoughts, … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Initially Sign Up To Argue All Day on #SocialMedia. So Why Does It Dominate So Many Lives?

I believe the first time I ever involved myself with any form of social media was while I was deployed to Iraq in late 2005.  Remember MySpace?  That was it back then. If you want to go back even further, … Continue reading

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#BrusselsAttack: Why Do People Have To Die Before We Start Praying and/or Caring Enough To Be Kind To Each Other?

By now, much of the world has heard about the devastating tragedy that has struck Brussels. A horrifying terrorist attack that has (as of the time I’m writing this) killed 31 people and injured many more, as those tolls are … Continue reading

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#WritingChallenge Day 1: Five Problems With Social Media

I’m pretty sure this isn’t the first time a list has come out that has involved all the “problems” associated when people get involved with social media. However, this isn’t some personal “pet peeve” list as many of the others … Continue reading

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