Posted on June 16, 2011 by Heidi Cohen in Social Media |
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.