Tag Archives: Twitter

Let’s Talk Mental Health: Life after Depression, My Story

Today is #BellLetsTalk day in Canada. It’s an initiative by Bell Media to get Canadians talking about mental health. Use of the hashtag on Twitter results in 5 cents per tweet getting donated to mental health awareness by Bell, but the tweet needn’t be about mental health to count. Tweeting about a donut? Tag that. This [...]
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One Month Down, Eleven to Go: The State of the Steff

Why, hi there, you. I’m just checking in. It’s a nice morning. My coffee cup is full. I thought, “Why don’t I go say hello to my minions?” Yoo-hoo, minions! Hallo-o-o-o-o, minions. Your friendly neighbourhood blogger is doing just fine, thankyouverymuch. My year of Being Better is underway. I promised myself I wouldn’t make New [...]
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I Hate The Way That You Twitter

STEFF NOTE: I think we all do some of the following to some extent. It’s stuff we can all cut back on, but doing any of these points to excess is irritating to many folk, like me. I thought the timing was right for me to have my say about All Things Twitter. In the interest [...]
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Alone Together: Urban Life In Vancouver

There’s been a lot of fuss of late in the Vancouver media about dating, meeting people, and the perceived isolation that seems so typical of Vancouverites. I don’t know how we have a reputation for friendly people, but I’m betting those folk who think so are judging us from sunny days. This is Jeckyll/Hydeville, and [...]
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Kicking Klout When They’re Down

Of late, several friends have shared stories that are rallying against Klout. I’ve bitched about the website/metrics system since its launch, despite my supposedly “having” some Klout and receiving several “rewards” for said AWESOMENESS. Ha-ha, I have KLOUT, bitch! But it’s all bullshit. It really is. Klout doesn’t know fuck all about what people really [...]
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Why I’ve Drunk the Google+ Kool-aid… And Love It (for Writers)

I’m a writer. I like an audience. I also tend to use more than 20 words at a time, like on Twitter, or 75 words on Facebook. While I’ll always love the challenge of having a brilliant and funny 140-character-or-less tweet, the unfiltered-length possibilities on Google+ make it possible for me to write my Unabomber [...]
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