323 Reindeer Found Dead in Norway, Santa Cancels Christmas

We are sure many of you have already heard the news, that 323 reindeer were struck by lightning in Norway. We believed the news at first, but then contacted Santa Claus himself and he tells a whole different story. In an effort to end the holiday cheer, a Grinch group had actually invaded Norway to massacre all of Santa’s reindeer, but their efforts were quickly foiled by the Elves in herdsmen clothing. Still, out of the 15,000 reindeer, 323 lost their lives in this senseless act of violence. Santa has hearby cancelled Christmas and will hold a vigil on December 25th in memorial of these wondrous creatures. This will be done in an effort to remind all of us that every life matters and is sacred. Until hunting season of course.

Read more of the story in Time Magazine and People Magazine.

Why Is Facebook Making Social Media Longer & Harder?

I am sure I am not the only one who has noticed, but Facebook has left the world of convenience, and now seems to be creating systems that make it longer and harder to get things accomplished, and thus improving their stats in a very unsocial manner. But with Facebook being the current “King” of social media platforms, we gotta do what we gotta do, and spend more and more time blindly following the pied piper, and less time balancing on other social networks, especially those that FB deems competitive.

This could be happening because Facebook, like any business, needs numbers to show. To their investors, to their advertisers, and to the media at large. For example, remember the days when you could act as your business page on Facebook and go jumping from page to page, supporting other businesses in your community? Well those days are gone. […]

Social Media Holds Ellen DeGeneres Accountable

We are living in an age where each and every one of us are being held more accountable and to a higher standard; and social media is a big part of that. It is no longer about what you deem acceptable, but also how the folks in your circle and in your audience see it. All of us have been there in one way or another. You say something, write something, or post something; only to eat your words soon after. Sometimes it is “I shouldn’t have said that” and other times it is “I shouldn’t even be thinking this way”. With so many influences coming in from all angles, sometimes your view of things may not be as mainstream and legitimate as you think. As a PR and social media consultant, I tell some clients to just be themselves; while telling others not to be themselves until we clean […]