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The Orphan in My Family Tree, Part 5

This is Part 5 of The Orphan in My Family Tree. It is the true tale of my ongoing search for the parents of my great great grandpa Fritz, who was orphaned in New York City in the late 1870s and sent, at the age of seven, to live with a foster family in Bow Valley, Nebraska. 1,183 more words

Creating a Social Media Strategy and Checklist for Your Blog

One of my biggest blogging regrets (and I’ve said this many times), is the amount of time that I completely ignored my social in the first few years of publishing my posts. 1,743 more words

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Preventing Harassment and Ejecting Bullies From an Ethical Social Network

A young woman on Instagram who goes by the username scarebrat has been quite badly bullied over the past week.

She’s being harassed by thousands of users across social media (including Facebook and Twitter) after someone “exposed” her and “called her out” for changing her appearance in Instagram selfies. 614 more words

The Orphan in My Family Tree, Part 4

This is Part 4 of The Orphan in My Family Tree. It is the true tale of my ongoing search for the parents of my great great grandpa Fritz, who was orphaned in New York City in the late 1870s and sent, at the age of seven, to live with a foster family in Bow Valley, Nebraska. 932 more words

Education

Social Media Rundown: Facebook’s Data Dilemma; the Rise of Instagram Stories; A Twitter Edit Button?

The New York Times published a rather scathing look inside the ongoing crisis at Facebook driven by privacy issues and the spread of disinformation. Although I haven’t read the full piece yet (it is quite long), it’s clear it takes particular aim at CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg for their negligence in allowing the company to get into this mess in the first place. 695 more words

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