We are down to the wire. BLOGHER 2012. In fact some people are already in New York City. I myself won’t arrive until Wednesday night, (#MissLoriConcert duty calls early in the day in Chicago). The excitement is palpable as you watch the twitter stream fly by as well as all of the posts on Facebook. But amidst all of the excited posts are posts of anxiety, fear and even some self doubt. [Read more…]
Have you ever been invited to a party, but just didn’t know how to fit in? That’s the case for a lot of people when they see invites to Twitter parties, like the ones I have been posting for the last week. I’m hosting a Twitter party for Whirlpool and we are giving away a brand new refrigerator! Now I don’t know many people in my sphere who wouldn’t love to win a brand new fridge, but a twitter party seems so unattainable to them. [Read more…]
What’s in a tweet? Ideas. Information. Action. But when you add a hashtag to a tweet it becomes a part of a larger conversation series. And that series, when you look at it in a stream, can tell a very interesting, sometimes powerful story. [Read more…]
There is a hot discussion taking place on the web all about whether or not Facebook should open it’s platform to children younger than thirteen. As a mother of a 14, an 11 and a 9 year old I definitely have some skin in this game. I have given this topic a lot of thought and I feel very passionate about my position. You know me, I’m not shy when it comes to voicing my thoughts about children, so here I am in my own words.
I’m back! From Florida, and to week four of my #SoFabColor Influencer list. I had the pleasure of attending the 2012 Disney Social Media Moms Conference in Orlando. I was one of about 15 African-American Social Media Influencers, equaling about 10% of the total number of attendees. (An increase from past years.) I took advantage of having such phenomenal women readily available to me and caught their brilliance on video just for you. I will share their insights through posts and video the rest of this week, but first let me introduce them to you. [Read more…]