Posts from the ‘Social Media’ category

Checking in on Vine, Google+ and App.net

Since I started using Instagram, there have been times when I’ve wanted to share a short video instead of an image. Because Instagram is so much…

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My first ten tweets were particularly idiotic

“But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.” Matthew 12:36 I…

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Notes from today’s iMedia talk

UPDATE: Here are the slightly revised slidesĀ  (PDF) I presented today, in PDF format. This morning I gave a talk entitled “Trackbacked: A decade of social…

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How seriously do you take Facebook event invitations?

Because it sounds good, I occasionally like to warn audiences to whom I’m speaking that “email may be the fax machine of my generation”. By which…

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How can Google+ win?

I’ve had a few days to kick the tires on Google+ (pronounced ‘Google Plus’), Google’s shot across the bow of Facebook and, to a lesser degree,…

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Has Facebook wrecked high school reunions?

The other day I received an invitation to my 20-year high school reunion. Man, I am old. The reunion is, of course, being put together on…

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Things I recently learned

Over the past year ago, I’ve been more active on reddit, a geeky social news site that’s gained a lot of steam in recent months, benefiting…

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Who clicks your shortened URLs?

About 18 months ago, I did a pretty unscientific analysis on Mashable regarding the clickthrough rate for Twitter accounts. That is, when you share a link…

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