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TikTok
Learning from her friends that TikTok view counts were all zeros, and thinking that this was a signal that TikTok was about to be banned, my friend's 12-year-old daughter ran up to her mom and excitedly said, "OMG! Will things go back to normal now?" Continue Reading →
CNN Business is reporting that Twitter "may be working on a paid product and investors seem thrilled about it," which raises the question: Would you pay for Twitter? This is one of the very few instances where you can use yourself as a "focus group of one." Continue Reading →
Life Plan Roadmap Template
Like many of you, I’ve spent the past few months talking with friends and colleagues about the future. Everyone, myself included, is taking their best guess about what the new normal will be. There are many common questions: what will happen to restaurants, theaters, Broadway, concerts, bars, hotels, commercial real estate, the auto industry, airline travel, etc. As the conversations drift from professional to personal I am almost always asked, "What do you think I should do now?" Continue Reading →
Seems like Big G is sad that TikTok has surpassed YouTube on some important viewing metrics, so… YouTube is going to start testing a new feature on mobile that will allow users to record 15-second long multi-segment videos. Continue Reading →

TikTok For Business

TikTok is getting organized. The addictive, endorphin-producing, AI-driven social video network has organized its advertising tools under the "TikTok for Business" banner. Continue Reading →

Objective Reality

I feel like I am living in an alternate universe. Every statistic shows the number of hospitalizations and confirmed cases rising, yet about half the people I speak to and about half the news I read says the opposite. Continue Reading →

When Social Media Works

If you haven't seen this TikTok video made by Mary Jo Laupp, you should take a moment to view it. It went viral the other day, and it is being credited with starting a "No Show" Protest that has had a powerful impact on politics this past week. Continue Reading →
Facebook Instagram
Facebook announced that users will be able to turn off “all social issue, electoral or political ads from candidates, Super PACs or other organizations that have the “Paid for by” political disclaimer" on both Facebook and Instagram. The company also set a goal to help register 4 million voters for the upcoming election. Continue Reading →

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