On Friday, when a video from 2005 surfaced showing Presidential candidate Donald Trump using the phrase "grab her by the pussy" in reference to his sexual advances, one woman sent out a tweet sharing the first time she was sexually assaulted. Her tweet read as follows: Before long, … [Read more...]
The Top Twenty Parenting Tweets Of 2015
Parenting—it really can be a joy! But it can also feel like you are trapped in a small room with a Tasmanian Devil and you’ve run out of snacks so now what are you supposed to do? May I suggest taking a breath and realizing you are not alone? There are millions of people all over the world who … [Read more...]
Haters Back Off: Instagram ‘Beauty Queen’ Essena O’Neill Is Trying To Live Her Life
Chances are if you have an active social-media account, you will probably spend a significant amount of time trying to increase your followers. Perhaps you incorporate trending hashtags into witty, topical tweets. Most likely you will follow people who follow you, in the … [Read more...]
The Funniest Parenting Tweets: Dad Edition
Parenting isn't always graceful. At some point, parents stop being polite and start getting real. However, instead of having their lives taped, they take to Twitter to air out their feelings about their tiny little permanent roommates. Here are some funny parenting tweets from dads, getting real … [Read more...]
Lands’ End Invites You To 12 Hours Of #Together On Cyber Monday
We're getting into the mood for some holiday shopping now that we've had a taste of winter already! Traditionally this last weekend of November is the unofficial start to the gift shopping season and we've been keeping our eyes and ears open for great ideas. Retailers are dropping hints on social … [Read more...]
People Respond To Robin Williams’ Death In The Worst Way Possible
DISCLAIMER: Some of the details in this article may be disturbing for some readers. A lot of humanity has shown their true colours this week. After the announcement of Robin Williams’ death, many of us reacted with sadness, remembering and celebrating the man who made us laugh for so many … [Read more...]
What is a DIGITAL FOOTPRINT and why you should know this.
I had a quick conversation the other day with a friend. I had mentioned something about DIGITAL FOOTPRINT to her. She stopped walking and said "I don't even know what that means!" So, let's discuss...your digital footprint. Put it this way, anything you post, tweet, or text leaves a trail. It … [Read more...]
Just putting it out there….
As I sat down to indulge in a couple hours of television last weekend to take in the Golden Globes, I also reached for my iPhone. It's a common thing for me to do during a major televised event...it's just part of what I do "working" in social media (ok, it's fun too). I often participate, and … [Read more...]
Media Madness – Literally
In the aftermath of the recent tragic theatre shooting in Aurora, Colorado, a lot of the social media reaction seemed to centre around the presence of Veronica Moser-Sullivan, aged six, at the midnight screening of the PG-13 rated movie The Dark Knight Rises. The reactions ranged from … [Read more...]
How’s Holiday Customer Service in the Marketplace?
Now that the holiday shopping season is in full swing, I thought it might be prudent to get some advice on customer service. And who better to ask than the hosts of CBC's Marketplace, Erica Johnson and Tom Harrington. Erica: Can we just start with your shoes? Now that we've got the … [Read more...]