Sisters Talking On…Getting Paid for Your Data

Point for Discussion: Social media is a double-edged sword.  It enables friends and family to keep in touch, businesses to get the word out, help us find specifically what we want to buy in minutes, and so much more.  The same technology and tools also enable, not only the negative side of things (e.g., knock-offs, … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Getting Paid for Your Data

Sisters Talking On…Facebook-Discrimination or Just Marketing

Point for Discussion: Facebook is again in the news.  This time, HUD is claiming that advertisers on Facebook are discriminating against groups of people by advertising homes to specified zip codes and men vs. women.  Is this discrimination, or is this just marketing to people who may be more likely to purchase the homes? Our … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Facebook-Discrimination or Just Marketing

Sisters Talking On…Social media impact on Mental Health of Young People

Point for Discussion: Social media (or anti-social media) is heavily used by young people, and has become very important to their individual self-esteem.  Young people, still developing their own personalities, can be especially vulnerable to the comments of others while not possessing the skills to handle what they may read about themselves.  This has led … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Social media impact on Mental Health of Young People