November 6, 2015

11-6-15 - unfollow -color

Our story continues and finds our hero embodying a common social media persona: Spam Follower. These folks “follow” you in an attempt to inflate their numbers (and, no doubt, their ego) but, if you do not reciprocate, they drop you like a very warm potato. I’ve noticed it the most with Instagram but it’s prevalent across all platforms.

Archives Day

6-7-14 awareness-1

Here’s another old one, back from the black and white days, and “pre-ear.” I’m still mystified as to who gets to determine when “awareness” days are scheduled and the topic for these days–or months. I pretty sure you or I could log on to Facebook and, if we had enough followers, could arbitrarily declare today to be “National Beef Jerky Day” and it would go viral.

August 9, 2015

8-9-15 - like - color

Anybody who engages in social media feels this at some point or another.

May 26, 2015

5-26-15 online - color

Ah, yes: World Wide Weirdos.

March 2, 2015

3-2-15 neutrality - color

I don’t pretend to know all the ins and outs of the net neutrality debate (except that it’s partisan–surprise!), but here’s my silly contribution to the discussion.