140 Character Conference
10 Social Media Lessons in Being Human
Posted on June 17, 2011 by Heidi Cohen in Social Media | 2 Comments
Social media is about human connections and building relationships. Social media’s technology empowers us to reach out to a wider circle of people. It’s up to us to decide how we use these relationships, whether its to push our latest product or support each other’s endeavors to do something bigger than we are. Here are 10 tips to help you.
The Stories at Social Media’s Core
Posted on June 16, 2011 by Heidi Cohen in Social Media | 1 Comment
Stories aren’t commodities, yet their truths are universal so that we all relate to them. They’re personal histories about real people who’ve done real things. Social media thrives on stories because people connect with people through the stories they tell each other. Curating live content in ten-minute segments, Jeff Pulver’s 140 Character Conference New York show brought together an unusual group of people who’ve changed the world in some way through the use of Twitter from headliners like Mayor Cory Booker and Ann Curry to former convicts and homeless people. Read these five moving stories.