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How To Have a Healthier Social Media Diet with Tom Webster

Digital Citizen

Around the world, people are spending more time online. If you've spent any of this time "doom-scrolling" your social feeds, you know that social media can impact how you feel. But it's not all doom and gloom, and you can reclaim control. In this episode, Ricardo talks to Tom Webster, a researcher specializing in how people use technology. They'll chat about social media's role in our overall emotional health and how to strike a balance online, so you feel good, not sad. Tom Webster breaks down the research around social media, its usage, and its impact on people's lives. Learn about how social media has changed the way people interact with each other over the past two decades, what that means for your personal happiness and well being, and how to use social media in a responsible way that protects your emotional state and helps you avoid the rabbit hole of rampant, and often rabid, personal opinion. Before and after the interview, Rik and Helen talk about the social media platforms that they use and how they use them. If you cut out social media from your life, are you still a digital citizen? We need to begin thinking about how to be a good digital citizens by understanding the tradeoffs we make by using social media. 🎙️Guest Interview - Tom Webster Follow @webby2001 on Twitter Edison Research Learn more about Tom's social media research 🗣️ Discussion Points Social media encompasses many different spaces. Exploring how they make us feel is crucial to the conversation around social media. People need to be more intentional around social media and deliberately make choices about how much to use it instead of falling into the same habits each day. Tom Webster is the Senior Vice President at Edison Research. Each week, they put out a study about social media platforms, who is using them, and their impact on society. One of the things they found in the survey was that roughly half the respondents thought that social media was harming them somehow. Like a glass of water can’t be half dirty, from a societal perspective, social media has certainly had a harmful effect on some level. A significant percentage of people get their news from social media, but that’s a bit deceptive since the ultimate sources are often news media companies. Social media's primary effect is to amplify the lesser heard voice, which comes with its own set of benefits and challenges. The ability to fact-check information on Facebook is an issue of scale. There is no governing body like the FCC for social media, but a good solution is not necessarily government action. Much of the success of social media is because of the lack of regulation. There is a lot of good that comes from social media. Tom takes certain steps to protect his well-being while using social media, and one of the biggest is that he completely avoids reading editorials and opinion pieces. Tom is a consistent un-follower of people. His test for people is not whether he agrees or disagrees with them. It’s whether they are willing to entertain an argument against their perspective. You can’t uninvite Uncle Ralph from Thanksgiving dinner, but you don’t have to follow them on Facebook. It’s the community's job to make sure that everybody feels heard and to avoid harming anyone else. If you can do those two things, you are contributing value to that community. ⭐ Takeaways Tom Webster's suggestion about how to be a better digital citizen: Have a healthy media diet and understand the sources of the information that you are taking in. Don’t unfollow or block people if they disagree with you, but unfollow or block them if they are disagreeable. Be careful with opinions and editorials because they are designed to inflame and incite. Look for the smaller communities based around an enjoyable activity. The key point to remember is that social media impacts how you feel. You should be putting your own mental health first and prioritizing what is good for you. Be very careful where you get your news and what sources you trust. Things that make you feel bad don’t deserve a spot in your day, and definitely don’t deserve to be the first thing you see when you wake up. 📍  Find Us Digital Citizen Website For a free month trial of Fastmail, visit fastmail.com/podcast Check out our blog Tweet us @Fastmail 💙  Review Us If you love this show, please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.

30mins

27 Jul 2021

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How Deep the Father's Love For Us – Tom Webster

KingsGate Community Church

Father's Day 2021

27mins

20 Jun 2021

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Tom Webster - Heavily Armed and Definitely Dangerous

Jersey Video Makers Podcast

For 20 year old, Tom Webster is far to good at his job. Treating video making, photography and digital art almost like games on a xbox, Tom has accomplished a lot in his career and artistically; whilst keeping his enjoyment of the process a high priority. https://thestudiom.com/storytellers/filmmaker-editor https://www.instagram.com/tom_webster5/ https://www.tiktok.com/@tomwebster3?lang=en

29mins

13 May 2021

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Part 3: A Revival of Confidence – Tom Webster

KingsGate Community Church

Revive Us

28mins

2 May 2021

Most Popular

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Tom Webster - Swimming with Sharks - The Maldives - Crashing Drones - New Age of Video

The Slightly Focused Podcast

Hey people! Welcome back to another episode of the Slightly Focused Podcast. Today I was joined by an amazing guest Tom Webster and his amazing travel adventures and his journey as a filmmaker. Bought amazing energy and vibes! You gonna love it! Socials Tom Webster Insta - @tom_webster5TikTok - @tom_webster3YouTube - Tom Webster Will George Insta - @will.georgeeTikTok - @will_georgee YouTube - Will George

1hr 10mins

5 Apr 2021

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Ep. 101: Tom Webster | Figure Out What People are Good at and Have Them Do That Thing

Thoughts That Rock

In this episode, we talk with TOM WEBSTER, who is the Sr. VP of Edison Research, a custom market research company best known as the sole providers of exit polling data during US elections for all the major news networks.THOUGHT #1Figure Out What People are Good At, Have Them Do That Thing, and You Will Be SuccessfulTHOUGHT #2You Have to Lift a Person Up Before You Can Really Put Them in Their Place - Criss JamiCONNECT:Website: EdisonResearch.comWebsite: TomWebster.Substack.comPodcast: The FreenoterAuthor:  The Infinite DialAuthor:  The Social HabitAuthor: The Smart Audio ReportAuthor: The Podcast ConsumerTwitter: @Webby2001BRAND & RESOURCE MENTIONS:"Help" - (The Beatles) - YoutubeGirl Scout Cookies - Girlscouts.orgTamsen Webster - TamsenWebster.comEdison Research - EdisonResearch.comTom Jones - TomJones.comPaula Abdul - PaulaAbdul.comFrank Cody - FrankCody.comMarcus Buckingham (First, Discover Your Strengths) - Amazon.comGallup - Gallup.comBruce Weigel (Poet) - PoetryFoundation.orgJedi Mind Trick (Star Wars) - Starwars.comStar Wars: The Clone Wars - Starwars.comThe Social Dilemma (Netflix Documentary) - Netflix.comTeresa Miles (Womens Center of Jacksonville) - LinkedinThe Infinite Dial - EdisonResearch.comBon Jovi - BonJovi.comCNN - CNN.comBudweiser - Budweiser.comCriss Jami - CrissJami.wixsite.comIsland Of Misfit Toys - Wikipedia.orgMarketplace (American Public Media) - Marketplace.orgPaper Mill Industry - Wikipedia.orgWorld War II - History.comGerrymandering - Wikipedia.comJalen Rose - JalenRose.comHard Rock International – HardRock.comThoughts That Rock – ThoughtsThatRock.comCertified Rock Star - CertifiedRockStar.comLeadership That Rocks: Take Your Brand's Culture to Eleven and Amp Up Results (Jim Knight) - LeadershipThatRocksBook.comCulture That Rocks: How to Revolutionize Your Company’s Culture (Jim Knight) – CultureThatRocks.comBlack Sheep: Unleash the Extraordinary, Awe-Inspiring, Undiscovered You (Brant Menswar) - FindYourBlackSheep.comRock ‘n Roll With It: Overcoming the Challenge of Change (Brant Menswar) – RocknRollWithIt.comCannonball Kids’ cancer – CannonballKidscancer.orgBig Kettle Drum - BigKettleDrum.comSpectacle Photography (Show/Website Photos) – SpectaclePhoto.comJeffrey Todd “JT” Keel (Show Music) - JT KeelTOM WEBSTER'S BIO:Tom Webster is Senior Vice President of Edison Research, a custom market research company best known as the sole providers of exit polling data during US elections for all the major news networks. He has over 20 years of experience researching consumer usage of technology, new media, and social networking, and is a frequent keynote speaker on consumer behavior and data.Webster is the principal author of a number of widely-cited studies, including The Podcast Consumer series, The Smart Audio Report, The Social Habit, and is the co-author of The Infinite Dial, America's longest running research series on digital media consumption. Webster also has a deep background in both media and entertainment research, and has conducted the largest-ever segmentation study of music and lifestyle preference in UK history. He has shared a martini with Tom Jones, shown Paula Abdul a bad card trick, and can unfailingly recommend music to you better than Pandora.Tom is also the co-host of the podcast, The Freenoter, along with his wife Tamsen, where they share thoughts, insights, best practices and pros & cons of speaking for free.

43mins

5 Apr 2021

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151: New podcasting/social media data (w/Tom Webster), viral drones, internal comms challenges

Hanson & Hunt

Our March 2021 episode includes:The 2021 Infinite Dial Report (:50)Guest: Tom Webster, Edison Research (8:00)Spotlight: Viral drone video (24:50)Gallagher's State of the Sector 2021 (28:50)NFTs and marketing (33:05)Listener question: Getting your audience to your blog (37:25)LINKSTALKING POINTThe Infinite Dial 2021The state of podcast listening for 2021/Podcasting finds a wayThe future of social audio: Startups, roadmap, business models and a forecastTom Webster, Edison ResearchSPOTLIGHTThe viral Bryant Lake Bowl drone videoMotorcycle ride inside Rosedale CenterQUICK NEWS & QUICK TAKESState of the Sector 2021The brands are at it again, Taco Bell is hopping on the NFT trainWhat's an NFT? And why are people paying millions to buy them?Why the NFT craze is a bubble waiting to popMORE INFORMATIONHansonandHunt.comApple Podcasts pageSpotify pageSign up for Arik's weekly emailSPONSORBrandpoint

45mins

18 Mar 2021

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8: The Reality of Serviced Accommodation - Startup Tips with Tom Webster | Part 1

Property Investors Podcast

Today we have an interview with our very own co-host, Tom Webster and discuss what happened when he tried his hand at Serviced Accommodation. A must-listen for anybody considering this strategy themselves. What’s coming up: - Tom shares his figures around his first Serviced Accommodation property from Purchase Price to how much rent he achieved each month - Toms Top Tips for those considering starting out in Serviced Accommodation and what he would do differently, from baking equipment to variable prices - The strategy behind Rent to Rent SA and how you could potentially make your capital go further - Trails and tribulations of managing the property and the importance of having good, reliable people in place - Listen to Toms nightmare with is FIRST ever booking, how he managed the situation and still got his 5-star review! -And Much MUCH more. For more from the Property Investors Podcast follow us:   Facebook: www.facebook.com/podcastproperty Twitter: www.twitter.com/podcastproperty Instagram: www.instagram.com/podcastproperty LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/podcastproperty   Or join our new community group on Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/podcastpropertycommunity

31mins

2 Feb 2021

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8: The Reality of Serviced Accommodation - Startup Tips with Tom Webster | Part 2

Property Investors Podcast

Today we have an interview with our very own co-host, Tom Webster and discuss what happened when he tried his hand at Serviced Accommodation - A must-listen for anybody considering this strategy themselves. What’s coming up: - Tom shares his figures around his first Serviced Accommodation property from Purchase Price to how much rent he achieved each month - Toms Top Tips for those considering starting out in Serviced Accommodation and what he would do differently, from baking equipment to variable prices - The strategy behind Rent to Rent SA and how you could potentially make your capital go further - Trails and tribulations of managing the property and the importance of having good, reliable people in place - Listen to Toms nightmare with is FIRST ever booking, how he managed the situation and still got his 5-star review! -And Much MUCH more. For more from the Property Investors Podcast follow us:   Facebook: www.facebook.com/podcastproperty Twitter: www.twitter.com/podcastproperty Instagram: www.instagram.com/podcastproperty LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/podcastproperty   Or join our new community group on Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/podcastpropertycommunity

38mins

2 Feb 2021

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Tom Webster | More Than A Platform: Top Ways Podcast Listenership Is Changing In The United States And What It Means

The Jeff Large Podcast

Listeners want spoken-word media. Tom Webster, Senior Vice President of Edison Research, speaks on podcast listenership, language and discoverability.

11 Nov 2020

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