A recent article posted by Inc took to social media in a very blunt way. "If your "strategy" is to post seven times a week, you're doing it wrong. If your "strategy" is to "use photos instead of text," you're doing it wrong. If your "strategy" is to "be on social media," you're doing it wrong." If you want to do social media RIGHT, send us a message. We just added a Social Media Manager to the team who is ready to help you create a fun organic plan for your business.
This is an article posted the NBC News website about a family who shared a family photo on their social media website. They planned on friends and family seeing it but not on it ending up in a Prague ad. This is an ethical issue that not only employers are affected by but the consumers as well. In this case a store in Prague took the photo from the internet. (Associated Press, 2009)
In a recent article posted on The Independent, Logan Smith discusses the openly racist comments that have permeated social media sites, specifically Twitter. Although America elected its first black president Barack Obama in 2008, and polling data seems to show an increase in racial tolerance among younger generations, Smith asserts that America has yet to reach what can be called a post-racial society. Smith says, http://ht.ly/gEjcO
HealthCare Social Media: What Makes Sense - There are a myriad of articles, posts and entire books written on this subject. However, since the internet, social networking and social media are evolving daily, there seems to be always something new to say. In the past few years, social media has become a standard way of communicating. HealthCare does lag behind, mainly due to privacy issues. It's catching up though, and physicians and providers would do well to embrace it.