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It is END OF SEMESTER here at the evil day job, so I’m going to be busy busy today calculating final grades, sorting a schedule for spring semester, and working on other stuff.  So just a SHORT AND SWEET post. With the release of Be Careful, It’s My Heart and my finally having succumbed to Facebook […]

Personal

You Can Take Your “Like” and Shove It

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I have never made it a secret that I hate Facebook.  I find it intrusive, obnoxious, they keep changing every damn thing, and their privacy policy is questionable at best.  Not to mention how I abhor that people can just add me to a group without even asking my permission.  I am not a fan […]

Writers

10 Things Writers Shouldn’t Say In A DM

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The Twitter direct message (DM) is something that’s an integral part of a social media platform.  It’s an opportunity to reach out and connect with someone else because they have FOLLOWED YOU.  I’ve mentioned before that I have an auto DM intended to start a conversation: Thanks for the follow!  So are you reader, writer, […]

Musings

Facebook Ettiquette

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It’s no secret that I hate Facebook.  Loathe it.  The original concept was good.  It was, and I guess is, a great way to catch up with “whatever happened to Person from high school, college, little league”.  And it’s supposed to be a good way to network.  I find Twitter much more useful because I […]

Musings

Integrating Blogs and Twitter With Facebook

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To continue the theme of what the heck to do with all that Web 2.0 social media junk when you really hate some of the services (like MySpace and Facebook), here’s my take on what you can do with Facebook. First off, reserve your name.  Then the idea is (again, if you hate Facebook like […]