Pinterest, Social Media

Infographic Six Large Social Media

Social media and websites is one of the things I grew up with. And social media still has my big interest. Intrigued by the way the social network evolves, the opportunities, the threats, the risks and the courage. This infographic explains in an overview the six biggest social networks everyone in the world can use.… Continue reading Infographic Six Large Social Media

Blog, Social Media

The Blogging Experience | Later on…

LATER ON...[~2005...] And later on the first social media websites, or websites going from a forum style to a social media style, I experienced with making a nice beautiful website. Or just things I like. Well I haven't changed that...this blog is still about the things I like only I have now a bag full of… Continue reading The Blogging Experience | Later on…

Blog

2015 IN A FACTUAL SHORT STORY

2015 in a factual short story As you all know it is today thursday 31 december 2015 and this means tonight it is New Year's Eve! What happened on my blog this year? What happened to me? What are the facts of my blog? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Uo0JAUWijM Facts about me anno 2015: I can talk a lot,… Continue reading 2015 IN A FACTUAL SHORT STORY

Social Media

Facebook new profile filter

I am curious to your thoughts about the new feature of Facebook. To have a temporary profile picture with the filter of a flag of a country over it. What happened in France was terrible! And suddenly lots of Facebook profile pictures were turned into the same profile picture but than with a shade of… Continue reading Facebook new profile filter

Social Media

Positive comments on Facebook

It says it all. In short human behaviour on social media. Someone ones said: “Being negative is easy, but being positive is the hardest thing”. The title lets you expect a different kind of post you, this is one you probably have never read before.

ideas.ted.com

As TED’s social media editor, I have seen a lot of nasty comments. I’ve seen grown men and women deride a 14-year-old girl for her choice of dress. I’ve seen them say they’re revolted by a beautiful transgender woman. On every talk about race, I’ve seen a slew of racist comments. But none have ever been as bad as the comments we got when we published Monica Lewinsky’s TED Talk, The Price of Shame. At least at first.

When Monica spoke at TED2015, held in March in Vancouver, the audience in the room received her with warmth and generosity of spirit. Many who’d had reservations were swayed by her talk. We saw this kind, vulnerable, strong woman who wanted to be heard — a woman who knew what was at stake for the victims of public shaming and who deeply hoped to get her message right. For someone scarred…

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Technology

The takeover of WhatsApp by Facebook

This week is annouced that Facebook buys WhatsApp for 19 Billion US Dollars. But except this high amount of dollars - which is approximately 13 times Facebook's entire 2013 net income (says Forbes) - I am curious about what exactly will change, happen or improve the apps by this change. For example: it is still… Continue reading The takeover of WhatsApp by Facebook