Success through social media

I found a very interesting video on YouTube showing how important social media is or becomes for marketing and business.

 

The Anatomy of a Fake Quotation – How can we avoid to be a part of social media wildfires?

As one of my best friends used the quote in her Facebook profile as well and referred to this article by Megan McArdle after spreading the news herself, I want to share this story. It made me reflect on how I perceive such information and how easily I also get involved in spreading the wildfire. In this case with less or even no harm, but in other cases …?! I invite you to reflect and discuss your own opinions and usage patterns in the comments to this post.

Anatomy of a Fake Quotation – Megan McArdle – National – The Atlantic

Anatomy of a Fake Quotation

Yesterday, I saw a quote from Martin Luther King Jr. fly across my Twitter feed:  “I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy.” – Martin Luther King, Jr”.  I was about to retweet it, but I hesitated.  It didn’t sound right.  After some Googling, I determined that it was probably fake, which I blogged about last night.

Here’s the story of how that quote was created.

 

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websensei on May 4th 2011 in Public Relations

Scratch “Marketing” From Your Social media Vocabulary

Interesting story under the following link:

http://www.flowtown.com/blog/scratch-marketing-from-your-social-media-vocabulary

„They want to get something from you that they do not get elsewhere.“

Thinking from a different side can make things more effective. Suddenly there are soooo many social media specialist out there.

Are you one of them?