Social media revolves around communicating with each other. At the same time it shows us how inept at it we are. Social sites range from blogs with comment sections like this one, to platforms like Facebook and Twitter, to media-sharing sites like YouTube and Pinterest. Mastering each of these is an art form, and there have been plenty of posts written about it.
But not this one. Instead of the “10 Things to Do if You Wanna’ Be Big” routine, I’ve decided on another approach. This article focuses on finding our humanity in and adding value to social media. I’ve written some guidelines that, after years of online shenanigans, have proven helpful to me. I don’t consider myself a master (or even close to one) of social media, so feel free to add your own insights in the comments below.Continue Reading