Category Archives: Social Media

Why Snapchat is Alive and Well

Some people think of Snapchat as a communication device, and others as a game. I’d say it’s both. There is a score tied to your account, which was probably an early way the developers toyed with user retention. In any case, the company definitely understands the game of competing in the virtual space. Continue reading

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WTF is Ello?

Ello avoids the drama of friend requests, yet cuts back on the noise found on Twitter. This is done by the “follow” feature (Twitter-y) being broken down into two categories, “friends” and “noise.” That means you can switch back and forth between the people you know and the people you find interesting. Nice touch, Ello. Continue reading

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Highlights of New Facebook Insights

I’m generally the first one to gripe about the lack of support Facebook gives its users, but the people in charge know where their money is coming from (advertisers) and they have decided to bestow the bountiful gift of a … Continue reading

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How to Use Twitter to Get into Vegas Clubs (For Free)

I have used Twitter to get into a lot of clubs here in Vegas. So much that other people have been asking me to find them information. So I’m going to show you how to do it by yourself. 🙂 Continue reading

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Using Internet Memes for Marketing

Internet memes are about fun. If this is suitable to your organization’s culture, have at it. You’ll find it a lot more entertaining than drafting a press release. Continue reading

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How To Grow a *Local* Twitter Following

Twitter’s basic etiquette is generally follow-me and I-might-follow-you, so you must be following people who have some interest in your product, and they might just return the favor. So really the trick is to *find* local followers. And I’ll tell you how. 🙂 Continue reading

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Dear Facebook: Quit Zucking Everything Up

Really I guess it’s Mark Zuckerberg that I don’t trust. Maybe it’s the profuse sweating he does when asked about privacy issues, or maybe it’s the obscenity he used to describe those who trust him with their information. It could have something to do with how he paid to spread lies about darling Google. But still, Facebook was a good idea, even if it wasn’t Zuckerberg’s idea. Continue reading

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