5th Annual Social Media Day

SMDayWhile we celebrate social media every day, today is the fifth year of Mashable’s Social Media Day! Using #SMDay, Mashable has spearheaded the efforts generating global buzz about this ever-so-social Monday. #MCM has some competition this week.

When I first hear about SMDay a few months ago, I was excited to hear other social media enthusiasts wanted to create a day just for social media. A day to appreciate how social media began, where it is now and where the future is headed.

 

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If This Then That

IFTTTWhen my colleague  first recommended I use IFTTT, I thought “what in the world are you saying?” Little did I know the biggest window of possibilities and opportunity had just been opened for me.

IFTTT stands for “If This Then That,” and is a service helping to create powerful connections with one simple statement. According to their website, IFTTT is pronounced like “gift” but without the “g”.

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Social Media Chess

SocialChessCheck and mate. Whether at a recreational or competitive level, most people have been introduced to the intellectually stimulating good ole game of chess. 64 squares of alternating colors, 32 pieces on the board, 2 players, 1 winner. While the length of a game can vary in time from minutes, to hours, to days, in the end someone wins. An important aspect in chess is strategy, outsmarting your opponent. This tactic can also be seen in social media.

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