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Kara Swisher on the Adria Richards Social Media Backlash

With 20 years of experience, AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher has seen more than her fair share of digital scandals. However, she says, when it comes to social media firestorms, the recent lashing blogger Adria Richards took after she tweeted about sexual harassment at a tech conference was an unfortunate one for all parties involved.

“It’s a terrible, terrible situation. Most of all, it’s an interesting issue regarding what social media can do right now,” said Swisher. “I’m not clear she should have published their pictures. I don’t know. It’s a great debate [around] what should have happened in that situation. When you’re irked by somebody in a car next to you, do you tweet a picture of them swerving into your lane?… But now you have these tools that amplify your voice. The question is how much amplification should you be doing?”

Read the full interview at So What Do You Do, Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor of AllThingsD.com?

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Twitter Tools for Marketing

Twitter Tools for MarketingWork with the formerly founding editor of AllTwitter to learn the tools and applications to maximize your impact! Starting December 3, Lauren Dugan will teach you how to manage your Tweet schedule using programs like TweetDeck and Hootsuite, search for people, trends, and content, and analyze your social growth and other important metrics. Register now!

Hear from Kara Swisher, Other Experts About Achieving Success for your Business in Social Media

If your business is floundering on Twitter, you might want to consider signing up for the Social Media Marketing Boot Camp. There is no better way to learn how to use social media and see how it can benefit your brand than by hearing from the experts and putting their lessons into practice – and the Social Media Boot Camp will equip you with the tools you need to accelerate the growth of your digital presence.
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