Month: December 2015

The most precious gift

The most precious gift

First of all I wanna wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas. May your holidays be wonderful and peaceful. There might be some people who only like Christmas because they get expensive presents, others say Jesus wasn’t born in December, so why should Christmas be celebrated  that month? It might be true that, to many people, it’s only about the money. But to me, well, there is this special spirit that calms me down, lets me forget all the pain and sorrow of the entire year. No matter how tough times sometimes were, I simply enjoy the time, the moment, the present, during the holidays. Two weeks ago I had this dream of meeting someone for the first time, and having a conversation with. I want to tell you this story, as to me, it reflects the true meaning of Christmas.
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Does Social Media make its users happy?

Does Social Media make its users happy?

We all use it every day. It is everywhere we go. All our friends, favorite artists and brands use Social Media. You check your messages, stay in touch with everyone you care about, and some, especially teenagers and kids, wonder how people spent their time before these networks were created. But does it make our lives really better? Does Social Media make us happy?
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How to differ from what’s true and false on Social Media? The truth about the real amount of followers and likes and how to indicate a fake online.

How to differ from what’s true and false on Social Media? The truth about the real amount of followers and likes and how to indicate a fake online.

Likes and followers. Everyone wants to have them and some can’t get enough. There are shout outs, there are fan accounts. Some guys write about their hobbies, focus on food or beauty. But is all real that is shown? Since the MTV show Catfish has started to air, some might know that not everybody is who he seems to be. Some do everything to get likes, and followers. Sometimes it can be hard to notice a fake. But after being on Social Media for over 6 years and doing research, I figure out some things that can indicate a fake.
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Mark Zuckerberg and his wife donate 99 % of their Facebook shares – good cause or just PR?

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife donate 99 % of their Facebook shares – good cause or just PR?

Last Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, did not only announce the birth of his daughter Max, but also that he wants to donate almost all of his shares. Currently they have a worth of about 45 billion dollars. Some people like this, not only on the social network, others say it is just PR and some people even wonder how it can be possible to earn so much money with a, well not so simple, website.
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