The Revolution will be Tweeted/Facebooked/Instagrammed…please RT!
I’m an early adopter. Ok, some might say I’m a social media geek.
It’s true. Hopping on the social media bandwagon wasn’t hard for me.
Within weeks of joining Facebook, I was exhilarated by the possibilty of connecting with new and old friends. It seemed stunningly simple. “Friending” someone was more than a fun novelty; it satiated my craving for community.
That universal human need for community is exactly why the operative word in social media is “social.” Real leaders in social media don’t use tools like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to opportunistically build their businesses. They use these tools to build genuine relationships. Social media is not productive – or powerful – until it transforms a loose group of strangers into a bonded community of like-minded people.
As we continue to map our relationships via Facebook, share our conversations via Twitter, and capture slices of our