Is Facebook a Narcissistic Walled Garden?


I performed an anonymous experiment over the summer of 2013. I left Facebook. It wasn’t one of those celebrated public cries to the masses which normally goes something like, “hey everyone, I’m fed up with social tools and social networks and social sandwiches so I’m going to go into digital hibernation for a while … […]

40% of the search traffic to is because of the term ‘facebook’


I thought I’d make use of the Jetpack statistics function that comes with my WordPress installation of this site to determine what terms people entered into a search engine over the past year that brought them directly to First of all, I suppose I should thank Mark Zuckerberg for coming up with the term […]

I Unfriended You On Facebook. Are We Still Friends?


Facebook. Love it, loathe it, like it, lambaste it … whatever your fancy, almost one billion of us are attached to it one way or another. My social media journey, like many of you, included Facebook at a time when most of us had no idea where social networking was heading. Path? Pinterest? Google+? These […]

Facebook Bullying: An Open Letter to Zuckerberg, Schrage & Goler

Regular readers know that I’m passionate about three key areas: leadership; learning & enterprise 2.0. As a lifelong educator, married to one as well, and possessing a young brood already immersed in a 2.0 world, we strongly believe in raising our children to be collaborative, transparent, honest and innovative. But, alas, I’ve recently developed petulance […]