“Our social tools are not an improvement to modern society; they are a challenge to it.” – Clay Shirky
“You are what you share.” – C.W. Leadbeater
“Be a person that others will look for your posts daily because they know you will encourage them. Be the positive one and help others to have a great day and you will find that not only they like you but you will like you too.” – John Patrick Hickey
“It shouldn’t be about getting famous. It shouldn’t be about the size of your following. It should be about the way in which you connect with people in the world around you. It’s about finding what you’re truly passionate about, and letting that guide you. Fame is fleeting. But if you’re really lucky, doing what you love can last forever.” – Justine Ezarik
“Let our information and social technologies raise awareness and not propaganda, build connections and not passive-aggression.” – Criss Jami
“We all have personal brands and most of us have already left a digital footprint, whether we like it or not. Proper social media use highlights your strengths that may not shine through in an interview or application and gives the world a broader view of who you are. Use it wisely.” – Amy Jo Martin
Published in English daily The Star, Malaysia, 4 July 2015
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