Keep trying Google +: Engagement still not the same as Facebook or Twitter

Despite Google’s claim that the network is growing rapidly, a study came out showing the exact opposite. According to RJ Metrics, 30% of users who make a public post never do it again. They looked at the public posts from a population of 40,000 Google + users, but only one third was applicable to the…

Citing A Tweet

In written academic work, citing sources is standard practice and citing a tweet is no different.  The Modern Language Association (MLA) has devised a standard format to cite a tweet that’s super simple and no URL is required. Here’s a step-by-step process (courtesy of the MLA) that better explains how to cite a tweet: I hope…

Social Media And Law: Where Do We Go From Here? #Infographic

For as comfortable as many people are using social networks, clicking the ‘I Agree’ button flippantly, and uploading content of all different kinds, it is always good to have a reminder of the how new this stuff really is and how much lawyering has gone on behind the scenes to make it all possible. Organizations are still…

Stop SOPA

Hey, if you care at all about how much control the government has on the content you can see online, you need to help us stop SOPA and PIPA. These are very similar bills before congress designed to curb online piracy, but in fact allow for the government to shut down any site they deem…