Social Media

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Instagram Ad Disclosure and the FTC

  I wrote last year about the new Federal Trade Commission rules that mandated social media influencers explicitly disclose sponsored posts with identifying hashtags such as #ad or #sponsored. The social media business model here…

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BoJack Horseman – 10 Best Tweets

  My friends know I’m a huge fan of the Netflix cartoon BoJack Horseman. It is, simply put, brilliant. Basically, it’s an alternate reality version of “The Bob Saget Story,” wherein we’re asked to follow…




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The United Airlines Scandal – Best Tweets

  I’m still trying to wrap my head around the ill-fated (and immoral) decision of several United Airlines employees to forcibly remove passenger Dr. David Dao from an “overbooked” flight on Sunday. As it turns…



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How to Tweet – Wendy’s Edition

  Social media can be hard. Anyone who doubts this need only look at a few good and bad examples of Twitter usage by corporate brands this past week. Here, we’ll compare and contrast two short…



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The Case Against Social Media

  “Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It.” This is the title of an article that appeared in The New York Times this weekend. The piece was written by Cal Newport, an associate…