Location-based Apps and 4 Privacy Settings You Should Consider

5 June 2012

I wrote a piece yesterday in Mashable about important privacy settings to be aware of on location-based apps, specifically how much personal data you’re sharing (and with whom!), automatic check-ins, how precisely the app is location you, and default settings. To read the whole piece, visit the Mashable site. Related articles Location Based Safety Guide( [...]


9 Ways Students Can Use Social Media To Boost Their Careers [Mashable Post]

10 February 2012

I wrote a piece on Mashable today on how students can think about and use social media professionally as they’re preparing themselves for the real world…. If you’re a Generation X-er or older, you likely use social media to cut it in the real world. You may also use social networks for personal reasons, but [...]


HubSpot Launches New Marketing Grader Tool

6 December 2011

HubSpot added a new tool to its Grader suite, today.  The Marketing Grader - a replacement for HubSpot’s Website Grader tool - analyzes 30+ measures of marketing effectiveness and grades the business on a 1-100 scale. Taking the concept of website grading a step further, Marketing Grader evaluates performance at the “top of the funnel” (the ability [...]


Pancreatic cancer symptoms

30 October 2011

How to Spot the Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer in Men Relying on checkups and tests such as colonoscopies alone to detect the early symptoms of pancreatic cancer in men is not a good idea, and may prove fatal. According to the National Cancer Institute (, the median age of men diagnosed with pancreatic cancer is [...]


[Jun 25 - Jul 1] Social Media Highlights

1 July 2011

Starting this week, we will be sharing with you the latest Social Media highlights from the past week: Google’s rolling out of new tools and updates marking its ambition in Social Mediasphere; LeanLaunchLab, a service that helps start-ups avoid ineffective boardroom meetings; Lastly, an overall Mid-Year assessment on Social Networks. 1. Google + Project Launched [...]


Pretty Cool: Clay Shirky to join the Meta-Activism Project Board

6 August 2010

As many of you know, I put a good chunk of time into “labors of love,” and the Meta-Activism Project (MAP) is pretty near top of that list.  Because he’s influential in many fields, including that of social media, I thought it relevant to let you know that we’ve just got Clay Shirky on our [...]