Facebook promises it is and always will be free to its members. Still, Facebook is a for-profit company, and most of its revenue is generated by Facebook advertising revenue. Since advertisers support our free use of the application, what responsibility do we have to pay attention to Facebook advertising?
Today, I watched an archived TV program. The program was streamed through my computer by an online service and projected on my HDTV flat screen. This arrangement may not seem revolutionary to anyone and might even seem clunky to others. For a moment, however, I was in awe of the science behind it all.
Use Trusted Sources. If, for example, you already know that you trust the Mayo Clinic for medical advice, find the Mayo Clinic online and search their site for this type of information online. If you don’t know who to trust, try using top-level domains that you may trust like .edu or .gov. You can do this by typing your keywords in the Google search bar and “site:” and your domain immediately afterward. Example: weight loss site:.edu
Your marketing products represent you. This means everything from your printed calendars, to your business cards. When printing up your business cards, the type of paper stock that you use is crucial. Don’t cheap out and use flimsy paper stock for your business cards. It doesn’t cost much more and makes a huge difference.
Anonymous is in the news again. 25 members of the international group of hackers were arrested, and controversy has followed. For those of us safe in our virtual suburbs that are not aware of what happens after midnight in the virtual back alleys, it’s easy to get a bit lost in the techy discussion. But, there is an important philosophical question at the heart of the matter that’s accessible to all: Do two wrongs make a right?