Category Archives: social media

Why I abandoned Facebook

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Why I quit Facebook

Basically, I reached my limit on the bullshit that Facebook feeds us. About a year after the election, I am done. Done seeing propaganda, done seeing racism, done seeing sexism. Done seeing people just be dumb. Facebook is like constantly having company over. You enjoy the social interaction at first, but after a while it’s time to go. With Facebook,… Read more »

Twitter Tips for Newbies: How to use it and enjoy it

Are you new to Twitter? Do you want to use it to promote your blog, business, or just follow some interesting people? Over the past few weeks, I’ve heard people new to twitter say they are overwhelmed by it. Don’t be afraid. It’s a great tool and a great way to meet new people. I’ve been using it since 2007… Read more »

Twitter Parties: A party you just might enjoy

I have expounded the good traits of Twitter on this blog many times.  It really is a great way to meet people in real life…to wit: I met my husband through the Twitter. But, if you’re not looking for a relationship of that type, Twitter is still a great way to make some friends, worldwide or even in your hometown…. Read more »

Wedding Photography: Social media and trends

Your wedding photos are an important aspect of the day.  Most people hire someone. Now, you know the professional will not be the only one taking photos…not in this social media day and age.  Personally, I’m encouraging people to take as many phone photos as they want during the reception and share them on Facebook and Twitter.  In fact, I’ve… Read more »

Relationship Milestones: Information Sharing & Technology

Sharing is caring? Or is it? Do you share your passwords with your significant other?  At which point does it become expected? Do you share social media accounts? How about email addresses? What about your calendar? A cell phone? There was an article I read today that got me thinking…yes, that’s always dangerous. I’ve noticed that couples over a certain… Read more »

My 5 favorite free blogging tools

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The other day I realized I’ve been doing this blogging thing for almost 10 years. Sadly, it’s only over the past few years that I’ve found some tools that have helped take my blog to the next level. Ok, some (most) of these tools weren’t around 10 years ago and I was in it more for the writing.  I had… Read more »

What is this feminist photo a day thing?

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I’ve written about photo a day memes on social media here before, but I recently decided to join another one.  Unlike other photo a day things, this one doesn’t have a daily theme…other than myself. The hashtag is #365FeministSelfie. I saw a few people I follow on social media with the tag and read a blog post about it on… Read more »