Category: ‘social safety’

Speaking: The Third Annual Summit for Threat Preparedness and Response at CVCC

Come listen to me on July 28 as I will be speaking at the Third Annual Summit for Threat Preparedness and Response for the Public Safety Academy.  I have been invited to attend the summit to help encourage use of digital channels to build trusted and reliable sources of urgent information. I will be speaking about building awareness of […] Read more

Case Study: Cisco Systems, inc. Open Social Media Policy

Social media is the catalyst to cultivating communities. Through these channels, companies are tapping into their customers thoughts and building relationships with potential customers. A crucial part of social media is within a company and its employees. An employee can carry or hinder an organization’s message. Many companies are restricting all access to social networking […] Read more

Social Media in Columbus, Ga: Case Study of Community Growth

February 1st, 2011 was a unique day.  But not just because an incident occurred that pumped the city full of anticipation. This day was unique because our city acted as a community sharing details of an urgent story using social media.  I began to notice this ‘manhunt’ early on so I set up my nets and […] Read more

Protecting Your Business on Facebook: More Flaws from the Misuse of Personal Accounts

I logged into my Facebook account this morning and did my usual scan of the networks and I ran across something that raised my eye brows.  I spoke on 4 Reasons Why Your Facebook Presence Shouldn’t Be Through ‘Friend’ Accounts and today I believe I have found a 5th reason. To my surprise, an unnamed […] Read more

Facebook Tip Alert: Linked Accounts

If you are like me, you often find yourself at a computer opening up your first internet browser and checking your email.  This is great.  You log in and see a few hits from your facebook page, blog comments and twitter follower DMs.  The next step?  You open a new tab/window in the browser and […] Read more

@Foursquare And Why It Should Succeed

I join a few sites here and there and check them out just to taste the diverse flavors the web has to offer.  One of my new favorites is @foursquare.  Combine all the ‘dwindling’ geotagging sites that are dull and uneventful and add a reward system and you have Foursquare.  Include a few goal-driven perks […] Read more

Please Rob Me?! 8 Ways To Be More Responsible Online

What?  Really?  A site dedicated to informing the public of your adventures?  You can not just walk out of the house and take the same non-precautions your parents did.  C’mon people, this is the 10’s….uh, ok.  😉   I fall into the range of kids that our parents rarely locked the door so this could […] Read more