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This Week on Persephone: Silliness and Bones!

This week’s articles both had some really great discussion going on in the comments, so click through to Persephone Magazine to check it out and make sure to check out the rest of the article by my fellow writers. We’re got a smart bunch of ladies over there. Positivity Challenge Week 15: Embracing Silliness One …

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Last Week on Persephone: Taking Changes, Bones, and Nick Offerman

Sorry about the late update this week (I’ll explain more in a post tomorrow). This is what I’ve been doing this week at Persephone Magazine. Positivity Challenge Week 14: Putting Yourself Out There We’re going to put all our hard work on positivity into action this week with a challenge that might push many of …

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This Week on Persephone: Bodies and Bones

Positivity Challenge Week 13: Body Positivity In this week’s Positivity Challenge, I tackle Body Positivity, which is one of the hardest things I’ve written about since I started the Positivity Challenge. You may think that body negativity only affects you when you look in the mirror, but having a negative view of yourself is something …

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This Week On Persephone: Positivity and Fitness

This week on Persephone Magazine, I hit the three month mark of the Positivity Challenge. Positivity Challenge Week 12: Get Out and Move! Continuing in our effort to internalize positivity, this week I’m going to tackle a somewhat contentious topic: Exercise. In fact, I’m going to try and use the word exercise as little as …

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Anthony Weiner and the Importance of Social Media Security (UPDATED)

Celebrities and Politicians are popular targets for online hacking and smear campaigns, but sometimes the “hack” involves less code-cracking and more forgetting basic online safety precautions. The unfolding story of WeinerGate is a key example of this. Anthony Weiner, outspoken Democratic Representative from New York, has embraced Twitter in the same unique and colorful way …

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Drudge Report is a bigger news source than Facebook and Twitter combined

According to a study released today by the Pew Research Center, news aggregation site The Drudge Report sends more traffic to the major news organizations than both Facebook and Twitter. In fact, it’s second only to Google. Why is Drudge such a primary source and what can you take away from this study? The Drudge …

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Facebook Launches Page Tagging in Photos

Facebook has really been making a big push with their pages and events recently, possibly to make the service even more attractive to businesses. The latest feature is the ability for users to tag Pages in their own photos. We’ll briefly show you how to do this and then explain the attraction from a business …

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On GLEE, Spoilers, NDAs, and Social Media Policies

In the span of 24 hours last week, daily searches for Nicole Crowther went from one or two to thousands. Why? The tweet heard round the Gleek world. A frequent extra on the hit FOX show, known for tweeting minor set details, she let leak a big spoiler: the identity of the Prom King and …

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Shakespeare and Social Media

Next week, READ Magazine, in conjunction with The Ophelia Project, will stage the world’s first Facebooked Shakespeare play, will be presented. This won’t be the first time that Shakespeare has been presented via social media, though. England’s Royal Shakespeare Company presented Such Tweet Sorrow in Spring 2010, which was a Twittered adaptation of Romeo and …

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Crowdsourcing: Pros and Cons

Social Media has made crowd-sourcing a possibly viable option for companies that would never have thought of trying their hand at it before. But just because you can doesn’t necessarily mean you should. Crowd-sourcing is the idea of using a group of people to solve a problem. Bloggers crowd-source major decisions to get other viewpoints …

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Is Your Website Facebook Friendly?

According to data released by Facebook, their 500 million users share over 30 billion pieces of content each month. This content includes web links, news stories and blog posts. Is your content coming across the best way it can when your customers share it? Make sure to check your website for the following three things …

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