Category: Social Networks

How to become more confident around people – the difference between social media and real life

How to become more confident around people – the difference between social media and real life

Social media makes lots of things easier. One of them is the way to communicate with strangers. You get in touch with people who live miles away from you. Maybe so far away that you only had a chance to meet them accidentally on a trip. But how likely is it, that you can get so close to someone, or know what he likes, before you talked to a person? On social media like Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or here on WordPress, people are more plain with others. They show who they are, what they love, what they think. It’s easier talking to a stranger online than offline. But how can people transfer this confidence to real life?
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How to overcome an anxiety

How to overcome an anxiety

Everyone is afraid of something. What is normal for one person, can be a major problem for someone else. Having fears isn’t a weakness. During the evolutionary process, it was necessary to survive. Fear is like a body’s alert system. Every person handles a situation differently, based on her experience and knowledge. Nothing new can’t be assessed easily. So it’s quite normal to be afraid at first. But when will anxieties become issues and how can they be overcome?  
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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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