Great NPR Marketplace story on the conundrum of “free speech” and expression on social media during these tense times and how to moderate content for brands and different audience consumption.
On the conversations happening at Facebook in the aftermath of Philando Castile’s death:
I imagine there are conversations around content moderation. You know, how do we treat events like this? Should they be subject to the normal rules surrounding violence or is there some kind of special dispensation that should be created for videos about news events, or videos that depict injustice. I think it’s a very tough line to straddle. –Deepa Seetharaman, reporter covering Facebook and other social media at the Wall Street Journal
NPR’s Marketplace recently published a series studying the history of corporations and how their priorities have changed over the years. One of the main points of the series focused on the evolution of the role of the employee in relation to the corporation. The fact that employees cannot assume they will be taken care of by their employers resonated with me. While I do believe in personal accountability for one’s own path, I also believe that a company can write their path so that it takes into account the people who are helping bring in revenue, and hopefully profits.
“Sorry”, “Just” wanted to check in with everyone…
Playing around with video as a medium lately… Of course I have plans for it.😉
Correction: That amazing woman is Terri Holland. Silly Joi
Links to stuff I referenced:
– Jumpstart Mornings talks I have been helping host at the Impact Hub SLC (http://saltlake.impacthub.net/event/j…)
– Annoying semantics policing that is happening to Women in Biz lately (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/just-s…)
As I prepare to unplug and enjoy the US Holiday weekend, I thought I would share my new fav internet rabbit hole – I love Love LOVE the new trend of parent/child dances.
With all the polarity in our news of late, what a great way to disconnect and have fun with your kids!
Enjoy a sample of some of my favs here:
I did a quick video to invite local SLC folks to a couple events that I am helping facilitate.
I will be hosting this month’s Creative Mornings talk on the global theme of REVOLUTION. Impact Hub SLC has generously offered to host the space. Doors open at 8:30 for breakfast and coffee and talk will start at 9am. It’s FREE and open to the public, but RSVP if you think you will be coming so we have an idea of the crowd. :)
I am also helping facilitate a Monday morning speaker series at Impact Hub SLC called Jumpstart Mondays. Local social entrepreneurs getting together to talk about their different projects and have great conversations with their peers. What a great way to start a week, right?
Hope to see you soon!
Excited to spread the word about Anne Collier’s new project – ICanHelpline: Building an Online Social Media Support Helpline for Schools.
It’ll be a place schools can call or email for help with cyberbullying, sexting, reputation and other issues involving students and staff in their communities – help with navigating sites and apps, reporting abuse, getting content taken down that violates terms of service, etc.
The Indiegogo campaign JUST launched – please considered donating. If you can’t help fund, please help spread the word. This is a MUCH needed resource and if this pilot gets funded and works, we can have it spread nationwide for all schools.