To Facebook Or Not To Facebook

I watched the beginning of a mass exodus from Facebook. It includes many very smart and very connected people who live across the United States. The exodus comes as the New York Times and The Guardian released articles about how Cambridge Analytica abused the distribution of Facebook user data. If you’re overwhelmed by the incredibly…

How I Helped Project Unicorn Go Viral

As the founder of a long-time blog, my daughter and I have gotten many opportunities to travel and meet amazing people. I had told many friends how I wanted to turn the blog into a nonprofit, but I wasn’t quite sure of the proper direction. Enter an opportunity that helped change it all: Jordan was invited…

A Grand Return to Speaking at SXSW

I’m thrilled to have a new opportunity to speak at one of my favorite events of the year, SXSW. You’ll find my 12-year-old daughter, Jordan, and I  speaking as a part of the Social Impact programming. If you hadn’t noticed, I’ve stepped away from this site a bit in the last couple of years. I…

Let’s call it a Twitter comeback

In less than two weeks, the new President of the United States brought back a social media outlet that was getting stagnant: Twitter. I was one of the earlier users of the social media tool. I’ve documented how I’ve used it many times here on this website and in others places including AARP’s blog and…

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13 years in the digital world

2015 marks 13 years of my foray into the digital world. Sure, I took an HTML course in college. But I really jumped feet first into this world 13 years ago thanks to the impending arrival of my son. My in-laws gave my husband and I our first digital camera so I could document their…

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You are a brand.
Own it.

[This is an extended version of a piece I wrote on LinkedIn] I harnessed the power social media and personal branding long before it was a term. I organically grew up as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and so many other networks were very young. It is natural for me to reach out, connect, and talk to…

Protect Yourself from a Massive Security Threat

In the past week, a massive security flaw was revealed across the Internet. It may have affected some of the websites you use the most. That includes Yahoo, Dropbox and Facebook. As a precaution, first thing you should do is change your passwords for any website that stores your credit card information or other private…

Twitter Hack Tips

If you use Twitter, you’ve probably seen messages and tweets that don’t seem right. They include links with generic encouragements or shocking statements that make you want to click on the link. Recently, I’ve seen more and more people across Twitter with these type of messages. The most recent type of hacked accounts auto-send tweets…