Social Media Experiment #1: TBaaS

I would have to say that two distinctly different things in me came together to bring about this particular experiment.

First, I continue to maintain that social media is still brand-new.  That means that nobody gets to call themselves an “expert” at it.  That means that nobody can actually offer “best practices”, merely “here’s some stuff that’s working”.  That also means that no one’s really figured out the limits of social media…

Second, I tend to look at things — systems mostly — from a point-of-view that’s a little different than many other folks’.  I can’t see a system without thinking, “Hmm, where could I push this — with the least amount of force possible — to make this fall over?”  Sometimes, I think I got this viewpoint from the work I used to do as a security consultant, but, quite frankly, I think it’s more likely that I was good as a security consultant because I have this viewpoint…

Add these two elements together, and it’s only natural that I enjoy playing with the boundaries of social media.  That brings us to Social Media Experiment #1: TBaaS…

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