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“You’re Creeping Me Out!” The Dark Side of Social Networking

“You’re Creeping Me Out!” The Dark Side of Social Networking | KnowledgeManagement |
Social media is great for making new friends, but it also attracts the creeps.


Things are about to get personal.


Social media has made it easier than ever to connect: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and other services have greatly amplified everyone’s personal brand message. This is fun, and beneficial inasmuch as we can get a sense of someone’s professionalism, character, and personality before we ever meet them in person.

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Martin Gysler's curator insight, March 13, 2013 10:46 AM

I can not agree more with what Kerry said in this excellent post.


Sometimes I wonder why some people think they can make a profit in everything they do. If you only want to do business on social media, it may be worth leaving now, because you will be disappointed.

malek's curator insight, March 15, 2013 12:03 PM

The #creepy social

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Building Your LinkedIn Network

Building Your LinkedIn Network | KnowledgeManagement |

LinkedIn is certainly the best social media platform for the business contacts and network. To be in harmony, it’s important to respect few rules and good sense. This post will give some information about that. [note Martin Gysler]


In his book Ultimate Guide to LinkedIn for Business, author Ted Prodromou describes how to best to leverage the networking site as a business tool. In this edited excerpt, the author details the two methods of building connections on LinkedIn.


How many connections should you have on LinkedIn? I'm asked that question frequently, and there isn't a magic number that works for everyone. LinkedIn isn't a popularity contest where the person with the most connections wins. LinkedIn is about building relationships and connecting with others, which is very different than the monologue communication of Twitter.


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Tiana Martin's comment, December 30, 2012 10:44 AM
i recently review an article on linkedin traffic secret and i'm really inspired after reading this one.
Martin Gysler's comment, December 30, 2012 6:33 PM
thanks for the information Tiana, I'll check it out.