The Clash of Social Media

Everybody’s getting really fond of using social media for a lot of purposes. Some use it for their personal reasons and others use it to increase brand awareness for their businesses. Here’s a really helpful post in learning stuff about social media users and who help them in managing their accounts: Social Media Users and Their Allies.

Anyways, I would personally want this post to become a tool for people to see whether it is right to use up all social networking sites and dominate them or just simply stick to specific sites.

I’m really a fan of social media and I honestly want to admit that I definitely dominate almost all, famous sites such as Quora, YouTube, Google Plus, Twitter, LinkedIn, SoundCloud, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, WordPress, Blogger and Scribd. There are a lot more that I didn’t even try to mention because it’s either they’re not that popular or certainly renowned like my personal favorite site, About.me. The site can basically just show off who you are in terms of your online presence for free. It’s like your online business/personal card. If you would wanna see my signature on my personal email account, you would really notice a LOT of icons. Take a look now: Continue reading

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On Virtual Currency

Will a virtual currency for online gamers & services be effective in the Philippines? Why?

I do not think that virtual currency for online gamers and services will be effective in the Philippines, though it is active or done here nowadays. In the type of economy that our country has, and how the flow of money is going nowadays, I don’t think that the online gamers would probably spend much to use virtual currency just for the online games. Yes, there will be online gamers that will practice this but not all, not everyone and it will not be effective. Another reason is that the age bracket of online gamers in the Philippines merely consists of the youth, and the youth here does not have the capability to waste time and money. The country is really getting busier nowadays and the youth goes with it as well. On the other hand, the addictive online games will still be an opportunity for online gamers to spend real money for virtual currency, and still, youth are fond of playing and playing! But, their parents wouldn’t be allowing them because school is more important, they’d say. Youth’s money still comes from their parents’ pockets, even though some have part-time jobs, they will still be scolded because of playing online games and focusing only on doing it. Continue reading