LinkedIn is not Facebook so Please Think Twice About Your Updates

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To those that are beginning to utilize LinkedIn like Facebook, my apologies in advance, but I’ve been removing you from my network list. To me, LinkedIn is a professional network / contact management arena and if you are using it to supply graphics of “what word do you see first” or “enter your email in […]

Is Facebook a Narcissistic Walled Garden?

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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 danpontefract.com is because of the term ‘facebook’

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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 danpontefract.com First of all, I suppose I should thank Mark Zuckerberg for coming up with the term […]

Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work?

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Late last year I was at a dinner with a Board I won’t mention by name. There were roughly 50 people at the event. Tables were pre-assigned and I found myself sitting across from a chap in his mid-50′s whose professional job was an accountant. He worked at a rather large firm as a partner. […]

I Unfriended You On Facebook. Are We Still Friends?

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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 […]