Quora gets online etiquette right

Quora gets online etiquette right

Quora Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 21 August 2018 Quora gets online etiquette right I have long found issue with online public discourse, namely with interactions on Twitter. It seems users can tweet anything outlandish (see: Alex Jones) and it’ll...
AOL AIM ignored the entire competitive set

AOL AIM ignored the entire competitive set

AOL AIM Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 9 October 2017 AOL AIM ignored the entire competitive set The news of AOL ending its AIM service comes as a shock to no one. Now, AOL can concentrate on…um. What exactly? The Huffington Post, which it owns?...
Facebook isn’t to blame for the Facebook Live killer

Facebook isn’t to blame for the Facebook Live killer

Facebook isn’t to blame for the Facebook Live killer Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 April 2017 Facebook Live was simply the venue, not the cause Few things have been more disturbing that the live feed of the Facebook Live killer in Cleveland....
Amazon NFL games are just the first steps

Amazon NFL games are just the first steps

Amazon NFL games are just the first steps Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 10 April 2017 There is more to come from Twitter, Google and Facebook Another sure sign TV isn’t like it once was. Amazon is paying $50 million to air the NFL’s Thursday night package...
Fake News. Survivalists. No thank you.

Fake News. Survivalists. No thank you.

Fake News and Survivalists. I’m Scared. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 26 January 2017 Fake News and The End of Everything Survivalists have always seemed on the outside looking in to me. Fake news and alternative facts never seemed really dangerous...
Yiannopoulos and Twitter: Where do you stand?

Yiannopoulos and Twitter: Where do you stand?

Milo Yiannopoulos Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 20 July 2016 Yiannopoulos Twitter is in a difficult spot. It has permanently removed Milo Yiannopoulos, the tech editor of Breitbart, after he sent numerous tweets were inflammatory and, frankly, racist,...
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...
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

TWEETS Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 24 March 2015 Twitter 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...
Social marketing. Get the basics right social media.

Social marketing. Get the basics right social media.

Social Media Social marketing. Get the basics right social media. The following is an article on social marketing written by Stealing Share President & CEO Tom Dougherty and published in Food & Drink magazine. Advertising agencies and marketing consultants are...
Fix the Social Media Problem

Fix the Social Media Problem

Fix the Social Media Problem Where does brand fit into social media? Fix the social media problem. Social media problemIt’s not a new thing to talk about the incoming impact of social media branding. As a matter of fact, it seems down right behind the times to pretend...