Three Instagram Sub-Trends You’re Missing Out On
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We’ve all seen people’s food pictures on Instagram. Most of us follow a fashion blogger or two, and we all know about the communities that surround cute dogs. But we don’t all know about the spinoffs: the innovators who decided to do something just a little bit different. Today we'll venture into some of these semi-viral communities

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This Week in Social, #ICYMI: 1/23, 2015
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For this week’s Social Scoop we’re serving up a lesson on how to use social media to reach millennials from none other than the President of the United States, new details on Facebook’s war on prank news stories, and a $40 million retrograde acquisition by Twitter.   The SOCIAL State of the Union 2015 The White

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This Week in Social, #ICYMI: 1/9, 2015
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The second week of the new year was another exciting week in social! Included in our weekly roundup we have an article reporting the receptiveness of Snapchat users to advertising on the platform, evidence of the tremendous growth of Facebook video, and the who, what, & where of social media platforms in 2014. Users Are Very Receptive

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Mobile Photography is the Real Deal
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Remember when your first brick phone had a camera? A terrible, horrible, very bad camera? How times have changed. Mobile cameras are rapidly developing technologically, to the point that they are a hot topic at this year’s CES, a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow. Not only are mobile cameras approaching the same quality

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Spending Bad Money On Top of Good
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Have you seen the latest sports YouTube sensation, NBA Rookie of the Year (ROY) and Cleveland Cavalier point guard, @KyrieIrving as his alter ego, “Uncle Drew”?  Pepsi Max published a YouTube campaign with the tagline, “A Zero Calorie Cola In Disguise” on May 18, 2012 – two days after Kyrie won the ROY award.  The

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Facebook is not going to eat your children.
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It has been rumored that Facebook is going to allow children under the age of 13 to become legal members of the social media site. It is estimated that there are already 7.5 million underage current users of the service. Approximately 1% of all Facebook users. There are groups out there like the Consumers Union,

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Can Social Save American Soccer?
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Steve Jobs was once asked how much market research went into the iPad. “None,” he said, “it’s not the consumer’s job to know what they want.” That got me thinking about soccer…and how for most people, nothing gets them thinking about soccer. Americans don’t care about it. Sure, there are exceptions, but generally speaking, we

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“Slam Dunk” Marketing
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Prepare to hear something incredibly insightful that you’ve never heard before: social media is a growing part of nearly every brand’s marketing mix (and they say you can’t pick up sarcasm via text). Ok, it’s a bit cliché, but that’s for good reason. I don’t think anyone would disagree that the percentage of marketing hours

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The Tao of Content Syndication
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“The Tao of Content Syndication” operates in a world where  building social components into the distribution model is vital. It used to be you just created content and bought the eyeballs. Now we live in a world where those eyeballs are playing many different roles: the consumer can be the producer, the distributor, the reviewer,

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Dude, Where’s My Content? Ashton, Utley, and the ‘And Then….’ Approach to Social Content Distribution
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Props to you if you recognize the image above. If not, perhaps this will jog your memory: “And then……?” In this iconic scene from the 2000 stoner comedy Dude, Where’s My Car?, Jesse Montgomery (played by Ashton Kutcher) becomes irritated while trying to communicate a simple drive-thru order to a cashier who is apparently bent

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One Hack of a Day: a Creative Crashes the Times Open Hack Day
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Let’s take a minute and give props to The New York Times. Newspapers are struggling all over, but the Times is making digital waves. I’m not just talking about digital subscriptions; the Times is opening itself to innovative development with its annual Times Open series, a Developer Network that allows developers that tap into their

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