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June 22, 2018
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April 18, 2017
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How to Go to the Coffee Shop to Write Without Leaving Your Office
April 6, 2017
Posting to Facebook Without Using Facebook
March 28, 2017
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Author Kristin Johnson Featured on "Read With You" February 21, 2019
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Author Kristin Johnson Featured on "Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things" November 27, 2018
April 18, 2019
The wonderful Keri Roberts interviewed me about being a writer and staying mannerly online!
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August 18, 2018
May 12, 2017
When I originally posted this on May 12, I had read a piece on DailyKos, a Web site I generally distrust, by a woman named AuntieB, who described her experience as a mother who uses SNAP or food stamps. Whatever you may think about the entitlements issue, AuntieB calls...
May 3, 2017
Teens: If you receive an email inviting you to play the Blue Whale Game, you may want to do yourself a favor and block the sender.
The Blue Whale Game, simply put, is not as noble as its namesake. Nowhere near. The Blue Whale Game is a perverted Internet version of Rus...
April 26, 2017
Even the Supreme Court isn't immune to cell phone interruptions. The Supreme Court is a cell-phone-free zone, but today Justice Stephen Breyer's cell phone interrupted attorney Neal Katyal as he delivered an argument in the hallowed chamber. The lapse in cell phone eti...
The new movie "The Promise," a drama about the Armenian genocide, has incurred the wrath of the Turkish trolls--specifically Turkey's equivalent of hacktivists/tricksters 4chan--according to the Hollywood Reporter.
If you're wondering what Turkey has to do with Armenia,...
The call for Internet manners existed when we only had dial-up and Telnet:
Favorite quote from this 1985 video: "Why not try to be the Miss Manners or Emily Post of bulletin boards?"
A timely idea, thirty years ago and now. Some more thoughts on bulletin boards:
Over Easter, a murderer (I am not mentioning the name) used Facebook Live and live-streamed himself shooting and killing people in Cleveland.
Wired.com starts the digital conscience-pricking:
The number of viewers who actually saw the event was minimal. Facebook has take...
It's a depressing time for bad news on the Internet. The United Airlines viral video. A "60 Minutes" report on brain hacking.
However, if you just want to shut the bad news out and be productive, whether in an office or at home, but don't want to go to the co...
No matter what your opinion is on the differing opinions on the US or Europe accepting Syrian refugees, Syrians have a voice and a role in the future of their country.
How do you post to Facebook without using Facebook? The Social Media Hat has ideas.
Why would you want to post to Facebook without the site or app? Simple: You can get sucked into reading your feed--when you're working diligently, procrastinating by reading Facebook is...
The Sprout Social Blog offers five tips for businesses to be successful on Instagram. But an Instagram post can be worth a thousand words, as Sprout Social shows by including this post as an exemplar:
Social Media Sprout's five Instagram success secrets summarized:
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