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Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit
Ask not what you can do for social media. Find out what it can do for you professionally and personally.
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Social Media’s Top 5 Contributions to Society | Social Media Today

Social Media’s Top 5 Contributions to Society | Social Media Today | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
Instead of focusing on social media’s pitfalls and absurdities, let me remind you how it's influence transforms society for the better.
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I like this article because its focus is on the 'social' benefits of social media and not the 'business' benefits. It is also written in language that the layman can understand.

 

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The Difference Between Social Media and Advertising - Broadsuite

The Difference Between Social Media and Advertising - Broadsuite | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it

Social_Spam_Advertising: Buy From Me!!!

 

It feels like everyone in the social universe has something for sale. Attend my Twitter Chat Subscribe to my blogPurchase my bookLike my Facebook page

 

While I am certain (certainly cynical) that every one of these chats , blogs, books, and pages are the single most informative, game changing, and perhaps life altering ways that a person could spend their time, I am beginning to question when Social Media platforms turned into other more intrusive marketing methods?

 

May I ask… when is it appropriate to revisit the rules of professional selling or perhaps just civility?...


Via Jeff Domansky
Alison D. Gilbert's insight:

Many laymen don't know the difference. But there is a world of difference between social media and advertising.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, October 30, 2013 1:31 AM

Since when did we agree to let social media morph into spamvertizing? Dan Newman takes a hard look at the practice of spam and hard selling in social media and how to approach social media in a way that builds value and trust. Good read. 9/10