Social media allows our points of view and discussions to leave the room or the office and travel to far reaching places through cyberspace--allowing us to teach, learn, and share on a huge scale. Or, does the popularity of social media mean the decline of socialization? Are we gaining a way to connect on social networks like Facebook, at the expense of face-to-face communication. Should we find a happy medium while using this exciting new medium? Yes it is possible to use social media in both business and pleasure to reach new heights, gain success and expand our business and/or social circles without loosing the art of old fashioned conversation. Let's share tips about the benefits of entering the social media world and perhaps some etiquette tips for using this technology in public without offending those around you - especially those who have not yet been converted to the technology world and would prefer to talk to you than watch you tweet.