Buying “Likes” & “Fans” is a Waste of Time and Money
As social media managers have learned over the past several months, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to get your content seen by fans who have opted into your Facebook marketing messaging by virtue of “liking” your brand. I can’t tell you how many times I still come across people who were hawking services like buying “Likes” and “Fans”. It’s been happening for a long time now and those chickens are starting to come home to roost for Social Media Managers who used this strategy. Instagram users take note because it’s a problem there too. It’s making it significantly harder for social media managers to reach their audience.
This may be the first of many blog postings regarding moving from a Google product. Although I have always been a fan of Google’s “Don’t Be Evil” mantra, especially since I am not a fan of Facebook, the recent news that Google has updated its terms of service to officially state they scan and keep everything will make me move on from any free Google services.
Google’s latest official response regarding their products: “Our automated systems analyze your content (including emails) to provide you personally relevant product features, such as customized search results, tailored advertising, and spam and malware detection. This analysis occurs as the content is sent, received, and when it is stored”. PCMagWorld.com Continue reading
It’s a rare Weekend posting in my little “Long Island” category of the blog. Just a little something I snapped from the phone that I wanted to share… Continue reading
Another late night of catching up on the latest news in the tech world and I come across this story. It got a little attention in some tech communities but somehow I missed it. When you put this story together with some of the other story’s going on in the world, it’s a pretty big story… Continue reading