Why a 23-Year-Old SHOULD Run Your Social Media

By Rachel Erg, LyntonWeb Blog:

Dear Hollis Thomases –

Thank you for writing your thought provoking article Viewpoint: 11 Reasons a 23-Year-Old Shouldn’t Run Your Social Media. It was inspiring enough for me to offer some counterpoints on why a 23 year old should run your social media.

Firstly, if you start an article by apologizing for offending a subset of the general population, you will likely, by default, offend them. Just an FYI for future (potentially offensive) articles.

Secondly, many of your points focused on maturity, etiquette, and experience. Perhaps we should start by focusing on CEO’s behaving badly as opposed to line employees. Ultimately, the C-suite within an organization should set the culture and serve as an example for the rest of the company on a variety of fronts. If your company leader is arrested for driving drunk and claiming Taylor Swift is his girlfriend, you have bigger problems than worrying about errant Tweets from your 23-year-old social media community manager… Read more

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