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“Oooo Pick Me,” Said the Social Media Website

By Sam Sims, Jones Public Relations, Inc. The dramatic influx of social media websites is overwhelming at best, but what this should show communicators is trends. Take for example the trend for real-time micro updating – doesn’t sound as appealing as saying Twitter in a conversation. But, seeing how Facebook incorporated micro updating (known in Facebook as “status updates”) into its platform is undeniable. How are we to make heads or tails of all of this? First ask this question: What barrier does the site/technology remove? If the site removes a barrier for its users to communicate openly, such as the need to... ⇢ read more