Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring the reasons people avoid social media, part of Social Media for Photo and Video Pros (2013).
For every good reason you use social media, there are a few reasons not to.…However, I need you to find proper balance.…Oftentimes, the reasons not to participate seem really valid.…Let's take a look at a few of those.…When it comes to online content, people are afraid.…There have been plenty of documented instances of people losing their jobs over careless post or tweets.…Share the wrong thing, disclose information that shouldn't be public. …Online actions can often have real world repercussions.…
So what are some of the reasons?…Well, some people say it takes too long.…I would counter that you are not doing it the right way.…For me, social media is about two hours of my day, that may seem like a lot to some of you …and some days it's even longer.…But you see, I've given up on many things like traditional television, instead, …using social media to find my news and information, and often my entertainment, …and along the way, interacting with others.…
Others are concerned that they don't have anything to say.…
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- What is social media and why should I use it?
- Cutting through the hype
- Understanding trends in Internet usage
- Showing a genuine you
- Knowing what to post and how often to post
- Scheduling posts
- Protecting your reputation