Category: humour

Challenge Accepted – A Personal Post [Part 1]

My friend and Social Media Camp co-founder Chris Burdge put out a challenge. I realized there was a lot of stuff I have been up to that I’d love to share with the world, so what the heck – I’d share some of mine. Challenge Accepted. Problem is, I have too much to say. So …

Dammit LinkedIn, I’m a college dropout!

My LinkedIn profile is 85% complete. It has been since I first signed up, and probably will be in 5 years. Why? Because I have not included my education. Here’s my recent correspondence with LinkedIn: I do not wish to include education in my profile. I am a self-employed college dropout, and it is not …

Dude, Where’s My Username? Facebook Vanity URL Antics

Dude, where’s my username? He’s not Ashton Kutcher at facebook.com/aplusk.  Get used to hearing the name Benjamin Standefer for awhile. I’d be willing to bet this holds – I don’t suspect Mr. Kutcher owns a trademark on “aplusk”. Here’s some other fun stuff I’ve come across: Trademark infringements – facebook.com/FriendFeed, facebook.com/iGoogle and facebook.com/appleinc. Attempted trademark …

Twitterlebrities I don’t understand

So Oprah and Ashton Kutcher are big celebrities, and they go on Twitter, and tah-dah, they are Twitterlebrities. Then we have the Robert Scoble’s and the Guy Kawasaki’s – the technical wizards, self-help, and marketing gurus. Celebrities in their fields. Then we have those Twitterlebrities that just don’t make any sense. I found a few. …