Why Slow and Steady Wins the Race in Social Media

A lot of the times, new business pop up and their owners are so excited about this new venture that they think they need to see quick growth on social media. This mindset may lead them to make some rash decisions such as buying followers or spending too much on ads. And it may look impressive to investors to have gained over 1,000 followers in under a month, but savvy investors know there's more to it than that. And the day-to-day consumer probably won't even pay attention.

Let's get this out of the way right at the front: Do not buy followers. No one knows for sure, but it's estimated that about 15% of social media accounts are bots. That's 15% of about 3 billion. So, if you had every bot on Twitter following you, it would bring your follower count up to about 450 million. Sounds impressive, right? It does right up until you realize that bots aren't buying your products or telling any real people about you. You could make the case that the high number of foll…

Tennant Who?

David Tennant is probably gonna do a Doctor Who movie even after he regenerates into the next guy. The Tenth Doctor, pictured here in his brainy specs, is arguably the best Doctor of them all. Tennant loves the part, and all Who fans love him in the part. So it's no surprise that even after he "dies" he would be called back into the TARDIS for a few more rides.

The rumor, reported at Airlock Alpha, goes that the BBC is looking seriously into making a few Who movies and David really wants to be in it, but will wait until he reads a solid script. This is not unheard of since the Doctor Who franchise has done stories in the past featuring past generations of the Doctor, what's new is making this type of story into a movie. It represents a whole new direction for the franchise. One for which I am particularly excited.

The origin of this rumor is an unnamed source speaking for the Daily Express, and has not been confirmed either by BBC or David Tennant, so keep your hopes low for now. But don't be surprised if in the future it is announced as fact!

In fact... I'm off to the future right now to confirm.

BRB *Hops in TARDIS*