SMA SUMMER MIXER KICKS OFF LABOR DAY WEEKEND

The summer may be winding down, but that didn’t stop the Social Media Association and company from coming down to Sazon Dominicano in Freeport to celebrate. This fun celebration that kicked off Labor Day Weekend brought in a great crowd. Maybe it was the delicious empanadas or maybe it was the great conversations had, but […]

Happy Social Media Day 2016!

The Social Media Association and our members came together on June 30th, 2016 to celebrate the 7th annual Social Media Day created by Mashable back in 2010. This is also the second year that the Social Media Association has partnered with Seasons 52 in Garden City to host this exciting event! The night serves as […]

SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE PRICE OF PRIVACY

In the wake of yet another terrorist act and national tragedy, there are always many questions asked. “What could have been done differently?” “What made the individual do something so heinous?” “How could this have been prevented?” Unfortunately, these questions do not have simple answers. But the answers are something government agencies search for every […]

Is Facebook Monitoring your Messenger Texts?

Facebook Messenger is neither secure nor encrypted. Despite Facebook’s marketing of Messenger as a private way to communicate safely, it is not private at all. First, the encryption claim. Messenger is not as secure as WhatsApp and Apple’s iMessage. Facebook’s text product disguises the data in transit while your text message travels through the Internet […]

SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE SUCCESSFUL NY TRI EXPO LAUNCH

I’ve attended terrific events and thought “Why isn’t this place more crowded?” too many times. Whether this is a concert, lecture, sporting event or just a community event in a park, it’s always left me with the same confused and dumbfounded expression. The reason more often than not is very simple – nobody knew about […]

SMA & DMALI Come Together For A Big Networking Hit!

With the Direct Marketing Association of Long Island, the Social Media Association held an exciting happy hour networking event on Thursday, March 24th, 2016.  The two organizations blended together as they met up at Jewel Restaurant in Melville. Jewel Restaurant provided happy hour pricing and delicious appetizers for all those that were in attendance. The […]