Author Archives: rasmusca

Building Relationships through Social Media

For years, there has been talk about how the internet and social media is isolating us from the “real” social world and how it decreases our face-to-face contact with other people. Social Presence Theory (Short, Williams, and Christie, 1976) for instance suggests that computer mediated communication deprives users of the sense that another actual person […]

Social Media Etiquette

One of the things I love about social media is that I can anonymously stalk old friends. I have had one too many lengthy conversations with my friends about something an old friend or acquaintance had posted. Whether we like it or not, part of social media is that, it gives us something to gossip […]

Pinterest verus Wanelo – Competitor or friend?

A Forbes article from August 13th, highlighted seven social media platforms that could explode before 2016. I particularly found the first one Wanelo (from Want, Need, Love) interesting (perhaps because of my love for shopping), and since I had never heard of it before I decided to do a little investigating. Wanelo is a social […]

Implementing Yammer in a Danish Software Company #fail

For the past year and a half, I have been working part-time at a Danish software company. In March this year, they implemented Yammer as a companywide news channel. Yammer is a private social network for internal use in organizations. According to Microsoft, it is used by more than 500,000 companies worldwide. Yammer is like […]

Why the Facebook Dislike Button WILL NOT BE a Dislike Button

This past week there has been a lot of talk about Facebook introducing a dislike button after the Townhall Q&A at Facebook last Tuesday. It is no surprise that most major news sites chose to highlight the dislike button of the topics that were covered in the Q&A. CNN’s headline read: “Mark Zuckerburg: Facbook working […]

My initial (not so positive) thoughts on social media

Personally, I think that social media has become too overwhelming. There’s an overflow of different apps that basically satisfies the same need. For instance, I have never fully understood the purpose of Instagram, why do we need an app, which sole purpose, is to post pictures, when we were already able to do that using […]

Test post

Most excited for SNACK TIME! But also to take a class where I will learn about social media in theory, AND use it in practice.