And now, your social media fail of the day

Mt Gox Fail

 

 

Not only does Mt Gox (a BitCoin exchange) have their Twitter account set to auto-reply (a big no-no), the auto-reply message is basically just telling you to fuck off. AND THEN, the message is more than 140 characters!

Maybe they’re too busy watching their BitCoin valuation shoot the roof to care about something as silly as Twitter. That’s okay!

But if that’s your plan, why use Twitter at all?

Probably, because internet.

 

The Social Media Nuclear Option.

If you follow me on Twitter you may have seen me tweeting about an unpleasant experience I had at a restaurant yesterday. In fact, if you follow me on Twitter, you probably see me talking to and about companies on a pretty regular basis. But yesterday’s incident got me thinking about whether it’s right or not. Is blasting out negative feedback at the first slight really the appropriate way to deal with a company? Read more of this post

What is Google+ and why should I care?

I’m going to jump on the bandwagon of people talking about Google+ for a minute. There’s a lot of people who LOVE it (Matt Shaw – I’m looking at you). And there are a lot of people saying “I don’t get it.” There are also a lot of people saying “I sort of get it, but why should I use it?”

I’m still in the playing around with it phase and while it seems neat, I’m going to withhold passing judgement just yet. But if you want to know why you should play with it, or what it even does, check out this cool (and funny) video (thanks to Avin Narasimhan for sharing):

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