Why I Quit Klout

I no longer have Klout. I’m not sure what pushed me over the edge. Maybe it was the endless notifications urging me to urge my friends to sign up. Or the incessant efforts to get me to link to my Facebook account. Or the fact that it was so easy to...

Whose Privacy?

A colleague e-mailed me the other day to warn me: Perhaps you aren’t aware, or care, but when I was trying to change my privacy settings, I noticed something about you… Your [Gmail] contact listing showed all your tweet history. I went to...

What’s Your Favorite Tweet Chat?

Tweet chats* can be a great way to connect with your online community, make serendipitous connections–and learn a lot too. My favorite tweet chats: Hashtag Social Media, which was started by my friend Marc Meyer. It’s all about social business (emphasis on...