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Brand Identity vs. Topical Engagement: A Case Study

I have written before about the curios way many people seem to be very focused on their own personal brand identity. I believe this behavior is closely related to a person’s level of literacy – it seems as though the … Continue reading

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Relativity + Relativism vs. Social Order

I quite often doubt myself. People who know me well may be surprised to hear this – unless they know me very well. Here’s the reason why: I also quite often make bold statements – unabashedly so, even. Unless you … Continue reading

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Why Most Social Media Websites Fail

Most social media websites fail because they do not recognize the importance of individual persons. This goes beyond the way people are simply turned into numbers (likes, comments, etc.). Many also take away each person’s individual voice. One thing that … Continue reading

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Literacy = Social Usability

Many people may think that literacy is an issue of yesteryear… — No! It is one of the greatest challenges many industrial societies face. Consider, for example, the situation of traumatized refugees. They have fled war-torn countries only to arrive … Continue reading

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Private Individuals, Social Groups, Publishing Publics, Publicity + Society

A friend of mine published an article about “Social Business”. I disagreed with the basic idea, but there was also one distinction he made which I consider worthwhile (see “How to Define a Social Enterprise” for more details). The point … Continue reading

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Ever since the so-called „financial crisis“ of 2008, many people have been wondering why the recovery has been so slow, lethargic or even non-existent. Of course the answer to such a huge problem is complex, but I have recently discovered … Continue reading

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