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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What a Girl Wants: Facebook’s New Actions
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On Monday, Facebook quietly debuted its new ‘Collections’ feature with seven initial retail partners which included Pottery Barn, Victoria’s Secret, and Michael Kors. Through Facebook Collections, users can interact with a brand’s products beyond the ‘like,’ by ‘wanting’ and ‘collecting’ photos of items, which get added to a special ‘products’ section of their timelime. Collection

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Justin Timberlake: Read This Before You Re-Launch MySpace!
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Saying ‘bye bye bye’ to the Old MySpace Dear Justin, I know it’s been a long time since I wrote you a letter. You may recall last hearing from me in the summer of 1994, when I proclaimed that you and Ryan Gosling were my favorite cast members on the new Mickey Mouse Club (that’s

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Being “good for a girl.”
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So Yahoo has a new CEO and the world is buzzing because of it. Not just because she a female with a new, big job, but because she is also pregnant and plans on working through her maternity leave and returning to the job a few weeks after giving birth. Good luck with that, Marissa

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Foursquare As a Local Discovery Engine – The Game-Changer I’ve Been Waiting For
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“Soon success and failure in the mobile app world will depend on developers building a user experience that is simple and intuitive – something that will use an advanced technology to make a process more efficient. A natural extension of our brains.” Yes, I’m starting out a blog post with something I wrote a few

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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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Bullying on Facebook
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People like to pick on the big guys: Yankees, Lakers, Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, LeBron James…and Facebook. We like to poke holes at these goliaths and claim their demise and death. We want to see them stuck in the mud and flailing. But then we like to see a good comeback and say we always knew they could do

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Is Video Social?
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Because the silent, frequent, and written language-based interaction between human beings via an electronic medium has been the main characteristic of social media, video has many times, in my experience as a producer, been said to be “not-that-social.” Well…not so fast. From the moment most of us are born, auditory and visual stimuli (and, yes,

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Facebook vs. Hoarders
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People like to collect things. They collect baseball cards,  furniture, mugs, flags, comic books, Star Wars action figures and a number of other items you may not consider having in your house. Shows like Hoarders and Storage Wars are not popular because these are isolated incidents. The sad part is that most people do nothing

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What does Klout buy you?
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I was pretty popular in high school. Not Justin Beiber popular, but everyone seemed to know my name and remembered me. I was even voted Vice President of my senior class. It’s amazing what a name like Frantz in upstate New York can do for you. Well that, and throwing the biggest non-parent sanctioned party

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