Tag: social media

Keep this Facebook mess in perspective

Keep this Facebook mess in perspective

Facebook founder CEO and original friend Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow. There is sure to be — as always — plenty of grandstanding by the senators, especially when the TV cameras are on them so that they can perform some of their favorite acting routines. This is all about privacy, of course. These senators are set to pretend they care about your privacy. Of course, we all know better than that. What are […]

If it’s a whale of a story, check it out before sharing

If it’s a whale of a story, check it out before sharing

When I started working at the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer in 1997, our newsroom had a beautiful view of the Chattahoochee River — a view that would later be blocked by a Synovus parking garage. One day, while a few newsroom staffers were gazing out a window toward the river and wishing they had normal 9-to-5 jobs, they noticed an unusual amount of folks flocking to the river. It seems folks had come to see the baby killer whale that had swum all […]