Where Does Being “Cancelled” Fit In Our Culture?

In This Episode

Have you gotten in a disagreement with someone online recently? Or have you seen the downfall of a public figure through an online movement? How do you feel about these interactions?

A returning guest to The Boiling Point, Dorothéa Bozicolona-Volpe, who has worked in the digital and social media space for over 17 years, joins Greg to discuss “Cancel Culture” and how we interact with each other in the online world. No matter your background, political affiliations or personal beliefs, we have all been influenced by our engagements in online channels. But how do we make the most of the global interconnectivity that social media channels offer?


Episode Breakdown

First 10 Minutes
We welcome back Dorothéa Bozicolona-Volpe, a returning guest of the Boiling Point, to have a chat with Greg about the idea of Cancel Culture in our society. Dorothéa sets the tone for the conversation of how Cancel Culture is potentially endangering Free Speech.

10 Minutes – 20 Minutes
Dorothéa and Greg talk about some of the more high profile instances of cancel culture in recent years. The group discusses the makeup of the voices we see on social media and how online activities take away the human side of conversations.

20 Minutes – 30 Minutes
Greg and Dorothéa talk about how we’ve moved away from the ability for debate, and the impact social media has had on how we converse. Greg questions if we’ve lost some of the ability to find the middle ground on important issues through educated, respectful debate. They discuss some of the cultural shifts that may be creating that idea of Cancel Culture.

Dorothéa Bozicolona-Volpe

Dorothéa Bozicolona-Volpe

Principal and Founder, Social Espionage

Dorothéa Bozicolona-Volpe was born in New York City to French and Italian parents. Her Father’s passing caused her family to move to Europe where she became somewhat of a nomad. She has lived in Italy, France, Germany, Japan, Sweden, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Dorothéa is a strategic digital marketing executive who is fluent in 4 languages and specializes in developing business through digital, influencer and social media marketing for the world’s most memorable brands. Dorothéa teaches marketers and business leaders how to increase value and develop strong relationships between brands and fans.

There are 4 distinct areas of her business:
– eCommerce: Deep understanding of taking Big Data to inform and implement UX, CRM, iOT, and AR/VR programs to assist in buyer decision making
– Employer & Personal Branding: For c-suite executives, recruiters, legal and medical professionals, entrepreneurs and celebrities
– ESN (Enterprise Social Networking): Creating integrated customer & employee engagement for communities.
– Marketing Strategist: Digital Transformation, Human Resources, Social Media, Digital, Influencer, Referral, Loyalty and Content Marketing Strategy
Additionally, Dorothéa has appeared as a social media strategy subject matter expert on CBS and CNN.

Dorothéa is an avid skateboarder who tweets to relax.

Some of her clients include: The Grammys, Allergan, Drive for COPD, DeKalb Surgical Associates, NFHS Networks/PlayOn Sports, Variant Malibu, InterContinental Hotels Group, Ogilvy and Mather, Reader’s Digest, Qualcomm, Turner Network Television, IHRIM, Dealer Tire, Dent Wizard International, University of North Georgia, Laminar Flow, Baron Weather (Ashley Gann), Home Depot, Dealer Tire, SITE Canada, SITE Global, DeKalb Surgical Associates, InspireME-MonteCarlo, University of Louisville, KY, State University of New York (NYIT), IBM (Watson / Weather Channel), Doggieville Montreal, Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), The Corcoran Group, Jobvite, DAFC (Development Authority Of Fulton County) BlogPaws/Petco, iCIMS, Randstad, Hire Profile, Gramarye Media, Eyemail, Ichter Davis, Manpower, AkzoNobel, Beaumont Products, Crowley Maritime/ Crowley American Transport, Concentra Urgent Care, Elizabeth Arden Spa, CP Kelco, Splunk, Lenovo, Salesforce, Centers For Disease Control, COPD Foundation, Dolby Labs, IBM, Greenberg Traurig, Hall Booth Smith, PC, L’Oreal, Tory Burch, BCD Group, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, GDS International CIO/CMO Summits, CMO Club, Young President’s Organization, World50, BlogHer/SheKnows Media, Mint, Emirates Airlines, AlphaBoost (Vaynermedia), Cisco, Ceridian, Keller Williams, Capital One Bank, Auto Nation, ING, Ron Clark Academy, Goldman Sachs, Stonewall Creek Vineyards, AJC International, Bodyology Wear, JES Holdings, Purina, Toscan Atelier, Waffle House, Assurant Solutions, American Music Awards, Oprah Winfrey Network, Clarins, Park ‘n Fly, Ortec, Boy Scouts of America, Mashable, Ryan Seacrest, Ryan Seacrest Productions, Chrysler, The Weather Channel (IBM), Tumblr, Mercer, AT&T, American Marketing Association, Relevant Ventures, Coca-Cola and Powerade.