This is it! The last linky love of the term (and at least until the fall, I’m not teaching this class next term). The end of the term always feels like we’re clawing our way to the finish line and this one is no different. Bleary eyes thanks to brains racing all night long, piles of projects waiting to be finished…but we will survive!
Mandy & I have pulled some great links together this week to finish off the blogging assignment with a bang. As always, you can learn more info about these “linky loves” and the background on the students’ assignment here.
Govt. agencies, colleges demand applicants’ Facebook passwords (The Red Tape Chronicles) – If you post status updates to “friends only”, you may be asked to reveal them for certain jobs. Do you think this is going too far?
Facebook’s U.S. Growth Slowing, But Twitter’s on a Tear (Mashable) – By 2014, eMarketer predicts Twitter will double in size. Why do you think Twitter is growing and Facebook has hits a plateau?
Managing the Information Avalanche (Harvard Business Review) – We may have unlimited access to tons of information, but that doesn’t mean we can understand all of it. Here’s 5 tips to help you avoid information overload.
Want more respect? Money? Don’t talk content (Ragan) If you’re interested in managing web content in your future career, talk strategy with leaders of an organization, not content.
A Modern Definition of Public Relations (PRSA) The winning PR definition has been chosen. Thoughts?
Dear PR People: Please Stop Letting Celebrities Tweet (Crushable) Are celebrities the only ones who need to be careful what they tweet?
Activists Take Apple Workers’-rights campaign to Facebook (CNN) – With rumors of an iPad 3 launch, activists demand Apple to treat their workers better.
The Skill of the Follow up (Brad Lomenick) – This post has some great advice. Remember to take initiative and not take lack of response personally. Anything here that resonates with you?
8 Old-School Rules for Gen Y (Inc.com) – Real world tips for working in multi-generational offices. What do you think?
7 Ways to Totally Destroy Your Reputation on Twitter (AllTwitter) – It’s relatively easy to do. Some advice for avoiding reputation meltdown.
Inviting (Style Bubble) – Paris fashion week designers are sending out some pretty gorgeous invites. Do you think these are worth the time/effort/money? Or just hype?