"If there's a universal truth in the digital age it's that there's too much content and not enough time to consume it. Naturally, a challenge this large and far reaching is creating opportunities for innovators." writes Steve Rubel of Edelman on the new LinkedIn Tought Leaders section.
He goes on to explain how Scott Beale of Laughing Squid is a great example of using curation to become a media that serves the purpose of developing a company's brand in the age of online media.
"The lesson here is that any company can potentially benefit by thinking and acting like a media company (...) However,you don't necessarily need to create original content."
Do you say “grr” and “hmm” on Twitter? You might be a woman--or a dude with a lot of lady friends. Newly published research uses social media to uncover unprecedented insights about who says what, and why.
“Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!” yelled the Wizard of Oz in a fit of hysteria, as the secret of his human-ness was unveiled.This quote, of course, is from the 1939 classic fantasy film The Wizard of Oz.
You wouldn’t deliberately dilute your own credibility. But it’s possible that some of your innocent behaviors are producing precisely that unintended consequence.Credibility problems can come in the form of trust busters.
Ian Wong is not a slacker. While balancing the rigor of med school, he started a nonprofit in Cleveland, Ohio, dedicated to bringing fresh foods to urban communities, he shared last year with the Huffington Post.
The desire to connect and communicate is woven into our very genetic code as human beings. We don’t want to be heard. We need to be heard. That is what is powering this supernova explosion of social media.