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Five Things You Should Never Post on Facebook

  • November 15th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Are you a Facebook stalker? Come on, admit it. You love to spend your free time roaming from page to page, checking out what your friends and people you barely know are posting on Facebook. From extra-personal status updates to scandalous photos, you delight in all the over-sharing. It’s a rush to get the latest gossip. Even the most mundane… Read more

Who Created Spam (and How to Deal with It)

  • December 27th, 2010 by Ann Smarty
Email and social media have given a whole new meaning to JUNK. Junk is what you don’t want. There is a saying that one man’s junk is another man’s treasure. If you don’t believe me watch things like Antique Roadshow. Attend stamp and comic book exchanges. Look at the second hand jewelery and clothing stores. Did you know that the… Read more

The Baby Boomers Understand the Need for Etiquette on Social Media

  • December 21st, 2010 by Roberta Budvietas
Once upon a time there was a lady called Ann Landers who wrote a syndicated column in the USA which advised people what to do in situations. Miss Manners has for many years been the source of information for how to behave in social situations Baby Boomers found that in dealing with the wider and more complicated world, sources like… Read more

Social Media Since Early Days: Baby Boomers have Used Social Media for 30 Years

  • December 13th, 2010 by Roberta Budvietas
Computers have been around for a very long time. One could start with the abacus, which dates back to around 500 BC, or even further back, with the Sumerians and their recording of planetary data, and calculations of where planets (and the sun) would be on a particular date. Or jump forward to “Napier’s Bones” and slide rules, based on… Read more