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Protect Your Child's Online Reputation [PODCAST]

PamMoore
Why is it a problem to complain or brag about your kids on social networks? Take a listen to this episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast to hear my thoughts on this very important topic. I share some solid reasons that you need to think twice about what you post. I also provide some proactive strategies and tips to help your child and teen stay safe online while still building their online persona and brand.
Protect Your Child's Online Reputation [PODCAST]

Is a Recent California Court Ruling a Killer Blow to BYOD?

JaredJaureguy
Some mobile management tools allow companies to monitor devices, and differentiate between work-related and personal usage. This makes it much easier to determine what should be reimbursed. However, this introduces additional privacy issues that employees may not be comfortable with. Make sure BYOD policies are clearly communicated to employees, so they understand what expectations are, and what will be covered by the company.
Is a Recent California Court Ruling a Killer Blow to BYOD?

Are Online Monopolies a Good Thing?

Chris Measures
Are effective online monopolies (Google has 90% of the European search market for example) a good or bad thing? Obviously in the real world monopolies are viewed with suspicion, particularly when a dominant position is then used to raise prices, unfairly squeeze competitors and generally provide a poor deal to customers. But a monopoly on its own is not enough for regulators to step in.
Are Online Monopolies a Good Thing?

Socially Stephanie: Social Media Photo Rights

StephanieFrasco
"Dear Socially Stephanie: I have a non-profit that often deals with children. What level of permission do I need to post a photo on our page?"
Socially Stephanie: Social Media Photo Rights

Net Neutrality: Are You For or Against?

BradFriedman
President Obama took a stand on net neutrality recently, fully supporting a proposal to classify broadband Internet service as a Title II utility. The White House added a page to its website describing President Obama’s plan and telling us what he believes. The President's stance appears to have thrown gasoline on an already burning fire.
Net Neutrality: Are You For or Against?

The Future of Business Is Wearable Tech

Rick Delgado
While wearable tech introduces new security concerns, that shouldn’t stop organizations from considering these devices. Research the benefits and incorporate the ones that make sense. Work closely with IT in order to build security solutions, allowing you to gain the productivity of new technology without compromising your data in the process.
The Future of Business Is Wearable Tech

Social Advocacy and Politics: Twitter Failing at Policing Troll Traps

DrDigipol
A few years back some extreme conservatives calling themselves the Twitter Gulag Defense Network (#TGDN) developed a powerful strategy for disrupting progressive activists on Twitter, one that has since been copied by others. Twitter has been extremely ineffective at responding to this ploy, all too often punishing the victim instead of the perpetrator.
Social Advocacy and Politics: Twitter Failing at Policing Troll Traps

The Art of a Tweet, Part 2: Corporate Tweeting

DStrokovsky
The Art of a Tweet part two - strategy in relation to the corporate world. Best practices to ensure alignment within an organization.
The Art of a Tweet, Part 2: Corporate Tweeting

Performance and Risk Management Through Social Media Training

Liz Bullock
Social media training is a balancing act between teaching employees the risks of social media and how to be active on social for business benefits and closer customer relationships. There are ten steps to consider when launching a social media training program across your organization. Read on to find a recap of these insights, presented at the first Employee Advocacy Summit in Atlanta (#EASummit14).
Performance and Risk Management Through Social Media Training

When Is Social Media Anti-Social?

Paul Tunnah
Social media is all about sharing, right? Sharing ideas, information, pictures, jokes, gossip and, of course – questions – based on the premise that the wisdom of the crowd will inevitably lead to the best answer. But what happens when the crowd just can't disagree in a civil way?
When Is Social Media Anti-Social?