Social Media

How to Back Up Your WordPress or Blogger Blog

I’ve been blogging for a long time and I’ve written over 700 posts and have about 170 sitting in my drafts folder. That’s a lot of typing and letters. If something was to happen and my site crashed and I lost all of these, I would basically quit writing. I’d …

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Social MediaTV and Movies

Viacom and DirecTV Beef and Shade Each Other on Twitter

The other day, I wrote “5 Things I’m Not Here For” and one of those is the beef that Viacom and DirecTV are having. DirecTV dropped all of Viacom’s channels before midnight on Monday, because they haven’t renegotiated their contract. Apparently, the two companies can’t agree on terms so DirecTV …

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The Stages of Twitter Celebrity Roast and Wig Snatch

Celebrities on Twitter can’t ever catch a break because it’s on there that we see how our favorite notables REALLY are. We truly get to see them as the flawed humans they are. We know who can’t spell, who’s petty and whose publicists are 140 characters away from quitting and …

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Cartoon Plagiarism
Social Media

How to Protect Your Blog Content: Know Your Rights

You’ve done all this work. You’ve spent hours trying to make the words perfect and the paragraphs flow. You’ve done research to make sure what you’re saying is accurate. And you create an EPIC post that makes the internet go wild. You do all types of cabbage patches and fist …

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The 20 Dumbest Celebrity Tweets of 2011

So, as I promised after Part 1 & 2 of the 50 Dumbest Tweets of 2011, here’s the final list of the year: 20 Dumbest Celebrity Tweets. Some celebrities have really cheapened their stardom by acting out constantly on Twitter. Every time a celebrity tweets, a publicist quits his/her job …

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The 50 Dumbest Tweets of 2011. Part 2

Have you read Part 1 of the 50 Dumbest Tweets of 2011? No? Well read that first then come back. So, here’s the other 25, in no particular order of foolishness. 50 Dumbest Tweets of 2011. Part 2 25. *looks on calendar* Man, mine stops at month 12. She must …

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The 50 Dumbest Tweets of 2011. Part 1

Last year, Miss Zindzi and I collaborated to bring you the 25 Dumbest Tweets of 2010, summarizing a year’s worth of stupidity on Twitter into 25 highlights (or lowlights, depending on how you look at it). It was so well-received that it spurred me to create DumbestTweets.com to chronicle the …

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Honesty Box
Social MediaThrowback Thursday

Remember Facebook Honesty Box?

In like 2007, Facebook introduced apps, and one of them was “Honesty Box.” Honesty Box allowed you to send any of your friends messages anonymously and it allowed folks to say whatever they wanted, without repercussions or anything. And folks acted accordingly too because keyboard courage is super real. Honest …

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Social Media

If the Social Networks Were in High School

High school is a microcosm of the real world. Folks think when they graduate, the dynamics they had to deal with then end. WRONG! Life is high school on a larger scale. So I thought about what would happen if the social networks where we spend our eLives were high …

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LetterSocial Media

Dear Facebook, Stop It with the Changes

I was on Facebook last night and refreshed my page. I walked away and came back and saw my newsfeeds were hella different looking. Facebook has earned yet another sternly-worded letter. Dear Facebook, STOP IT! You do this EVERY TIME! Every. single. time. You make a huge change, we complain …

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