Tag: #socialmedia

The Social Media You’ll Use (And Abuse)

Face it. You didn’t know how to use Facebook when you first used Facebook. In fact, I’m willing to bet that you don’t know how to use Facebook right now. You thought that it would be a great place to keep in touch with friends and family, and that you’d love having that constant stream of information flowing your way…

Just curious…

Have you ever noticed how many people start off arguments with “Just curious…?” or “I’m just asking questions!” This is known as “Just Asking Questions,” a way to derail a conversation, especially if you know you’re on the losing side of an argument. For example, this… Both are from the same author. The first is her original “Just curious” set…

I Get Fan Mail Sometimes

It should come as no surprise to you that I get fan mail sometimes. After all, I do tend to poke bears with sticks. The bigger the bear, the longer the stick, though. Imagine my surprise the other day when I saw the following message in my inbox on Facebook: “You are truly one stupid, pathetic bastard. That is a…

Another day, another fan

One of the things that I clearly remember from growing up in Mexico in the 1980’s and 90’s is the level of suppression of political dissent from the authorities over the people. My grandfather was very active in the political scene in his town and state, and I remember how upset and disappointed he was when political rallies from his…