Social Media Rules?
The first rule in social media is that there are no rules. That is the beauty and horror of crowdsourcing. Having said that, there are a few disclaimers one should read before entering the world of social media networking. First, when conversing in such an open forum of communication, it is important to remember the old adage of if you can’t take it, then don’t dish it. Secondly, I firmly believe karma will return to those who consistently bad mouth, talk negatively, or portray others in lesser light. Thirdly, if you are going to borrow, steal, or remix someone’s work, always give credit where it is due. Of course you cannot ignore the spammers. The more you are known in the social media scene, the more spam you will get. The anonymity yet personal web provides great opportunities to collaborate, learn, and share with others. It provides an avenue to express oneself and others in anyway possible. However, the anonymity also provides opportunities to trash others without repercussions.