#IfMyPhoneGotHacked and Jennifer Lawrence: Let's Admit We Care about Privacy

Despite Biz Stone's optimism about the good things Twitter can accomplish in his new book Things a Little Bird Told Me, the reality of the site is that if you start a hashtag, you have a 50/50 chance of it being misused and abused, as is the case with #IfMyPhoneGotHacked.  Let me take that back... it's more like 20/80.  For a small number of people, that hashtag is a statement about their desire for privacy.  For many many others, it's a chance to share the dick pics they've been dying for someone to find on their phone, missing the point completely. ...more

817th Issue of the LFCA

Welcome to today's edition of Connections Abound. The point of Lost and Found is to level the support playing field. When LFCA works correctly, the newest blogger with the smallest readership can receive the same level of support as the oldest blogger with the largest readership ....more

NaBloPoMo: Add All Your September 2014 Posts Here!

Here's where you share the link to every NaBloPoMo post you're writing on your blog daily this month -- and share your words with the world! ...more
Hello Everyone! I wanted to share with you my newest blog ...more

4 Easy Things You Can Do Today for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian cancer kills more women than any other reproductive cancer, but you probably didn't know that since it doesn't have an Internet meme attached to its fundraising efforts like the ice bucket challenge nor does it have a tween-boy-inspired bumper sticker campaign like "save the tatas" for breast cancer.  But we need to pay more attention to ovarian cancer: according to the Presidental Proclamation on ovarian cancer, 22,000 women will be diagnosed with it this year, and 14,000 will die from the disease. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and there are plenty of proactive things you can do. ...more
Kim Court I agree! Thank you for sharing!more

#MicroblogMondays 1: Ishiguro for Chickens

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is?...more

What is #MicroblogMondays…

Take back your blog. MicroblogMondays is a response to the mass exodus from long blogging in your own space to writing status updates on other social media sites....more

Study Finds that Happiness is Tied to Meeting (or Exceeding) Expectations

There was an interesting study out of University College London that found a mathematical equation for predicting moment-to-moment happiness. Basically, we really ARE Douglas Adam’s human lab mice....more

509th Friday Blog Roundup

I just watched online the pilot for a very cute new show on NBC this fall called A to Z....more

IComLeavWe: September 2014

Welcome back to IComLeavWe. It stands for International Comment Leaving Week, but if you say it aloud, doesn’t it sounds like “I come; [but] leave [as a] we”? And that’s sort of the point ....more

NaBloPoMo September 2014 Blogroll

The theme for September is HEALING. ...more
Has the linkup for sharing been posted yet? Just checking, as I haven't been able to find it! ...more