Post, share and guilt…

As a writer, I will frequently connect with other writers through social media, mainly on Twitter and Facebook. Within Facebook, I’m a member of a variety of closed discussion groups. While I’m highly active on some, I’m a quiet observer on others.

In a few of my Facebook groups, there are many threads where people post information and links that they want shared with the world. There is an expectation that you will like their Facebook page, follow them on Twitter, retweet or repost whatever tidbits and ads they might have. Here’s the deal:  I don’t.Read More

To “Friend” people on Facebook or not? Public or Private?

On 22 May, 2016, I presented to a group of writers new to social media the joys of social media. (Wow… What a mouthful.) As part of that workshop, I discussed security, safety and quality of the follows and friends you gain through social media. So, of course, I have been thinking about the things that will make me follow someone on Twitter (or not) and my personal policy about friends on Facebook.Read More