Facebook Censorship

Facebook Censorship

Facebook censorship Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 27 May 2016 Facebook works under mysterious circumstances I had not really considered the idea of Facebook censorship until yesterday. I write a blog almost everyday on marketing, branding, social issues...
Facebook Politics. Keep it private.

Facebook Politics. Keep it private.

Facebook Politics are NEVER persuasive Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 26 May 2016 Facebook Politics. Keep it private. Facebook politics (posts about political identification) seem to be more and more commonplace today. I’m not so different from you. I have...
Has Facebook killed BlackBerry?

Has Facebook killed BlackBerry?

I have written about the slow demise of BlackBerry for years. Little by little, piece by piece, the once dominant smart phone fell apart in a surprisingly slow death. To be honest, I thought that the smart phone manufacturer would have hung it up some time ago. But...
Twitter and its Trust and Safety Council

Twitter and its Trust and Safety Council

I enjoy Twitter about as much as I do Jim Carrey films. For those of you who do not know me, that means not at all. Maybe it’s this heightened level of disdain that prompts me to write so often about it. Scan back over our blogs and you’ll see impassioned...
Facebook parental leave backs the brand

Facebook parental leave backs the brand

I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with its site, but the Facebook parental leave is one idea I can admire. Facebook has made it too easy to spend a considerable amount of time on general meaninglessness. Lives are often glamorized to unrealistic levels....
Amazon reviews: Fact or Fiction?

Amazon reviews: Fact or Fiction?

Here are two of my favorite things to do, as I am lay awake in bed: The first is to visit the Amazon App on my iPad and check out the “Deals of the Day.” While the deals aren’t anything to write home about most of the time, there are those rare...
Facebook dislike button, yea or nay?

Facebook dislike button, yea or nay?

Way back when I first signed up with Facebook, so long ago in digital years I can’t remember the exact year, I proposed the idea of a dislike button. In truth, the idea was just me trying to understand the rules of social media as, it seemed back then, all forms of it...
The Virginia shooting and technology

The Virginia shooting and technology

Today, we mourn the tragic and senseless loss of TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward, an event so shocking that I think we are now through the looking glass when it comes to violence and technology in this country. The Virginia shooting is heartbreaking for a...
Twitter problems will eventually finish it off

Twitter problems will eventually finish it off

Twitter is done Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 30 April 2015 Twitter problems will eventually doom it OK, so in full disclosure, I tweet on a daily basis (#BrandGenius). But I have to tell you I do it because I think I have to rather than because I want to,...
The quality filter on Twitter is just the first step

The quality filter on Twitter is just the first step

As a general user of Twitter, I’ve been astounded by the wellspring of negative comments and general harassment that can seemingly happen on a daily basis. Ashely Judd, just a few days ago, tweeted during an NCAA game that the Arkansas men’s basketball team was...
Backing Kickstarter projects. A good kick in the pants.

Backing Kickstarter projects. A good kick in the pants.

I heard it on Shark Tank Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 3 March 2015 Backing Kickstarter projects. A good kick in the pants. It’s time we talked about Kickstarter. Let me be frank. When I first learned about the site years ago, my cynicism went wild....
Facebook product ads are coming

Facebook product ads are coming

Facebook advertising Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 February 2015 Facebook product ads are coming Get ready, Facebook friends. Big Brother is about to be in your face in greater force than ever. Facebook has announced it will show product ads to users...