Tag Archives: Google+

A Spell Check For Your Speech

How do you promote free speech on the web? According to executive chairman of Google, you develop technologies that give it limits.

Presidential Hopefuls & Social Media

The upcoming 2016 presidential race is undoubtedly going to be the most social media entrenched race to date.  In just three short years since President Obama’s last run in 2012: Facebook has added 300+ million monthly active users Youtube watchers now view ‘hundreds of millions‘ of hours of video per day Snapchat’s valuation has gone […]

Social Without Even Trying

Social media has opened up our ability to communicate and connect. Most of it involves our ability to aggregate or create the content that represents us. However, there are ways we can participate in social media that involve doing almost nothing at all. And the collective benefit is astounding.

Coding with a Purpose

Google. The giant. The company that is in almost everything. How could one blog post of 1,000 words possibly encompass the mammoth that has its hands in just about everything? Well, simply put: it cannot. And that’s why I am not attempting to tackle the behemoth that is YouTube or the controversial mandatory Google+ accounts, […]

You Have 7,196,807,790 Friend Requests

I used to pride myself on knowing every person that I was friends with on Facebook. In reality though, I don’t know if that was ever true, and now, with 1,993 friends, I can say with certainty that this will never be true. Social media is great for many things: image editing, instant news updates, restaurant recommendation, […]

Poll: Is Crowdsourcing a Problem-solving Technique or Just Another Marketing Campaign?

In the last decade crowdsourcing has become a critical tool for businesses to solve some of their biggest problems. Crowdsourcing can effectively and efficiently solve business challenges in IT, product development, operations, and other functions. According to Google (a crowdsourcing genius), the definition of crowdsource is: “obtain information or input into a particular task or […]

Meet the New YouTube Comments, Same as the Old YouTube Comments

If you happened to be perusing YouTube over the last few weeks, you may have noticed some changes a short scroll down from your video.  In an effort to clean up one of the most notoriously offensive places on the web, Google decided to fully integrate Google+ into the YouTube comment system.  Users must now […]