Communication

13
Dec

Three ways to post Instagram pictures on Twitter

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            I’m in the “What did they have to gain?” camp when I saw that Twitter started placing clumsy roadblocks in front of users who wanted to post Instagram pictures. While Twitter and Instagram battle over the ongoing platform wars, here are three easy ways to post pictures on Twitter, […]

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03
Nov

A Clever Guide to Not Failing Miserably on Instagram [VIDEO]

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“If Facebook is Lucky Charms, Instagram is just the marshmallows.” Check out this short and entertaining video by filmmaker Casey Neistat to see how rapper Rick Ross has Instagram figured it out and pre-teen heartthrob Justin Bieber is doing it all wrong.

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06
Oct

The Migrating Mural Project

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Animal migration isn’t easy to see, or communicate, but this artist Jane Kim senses and imagines animals all around her. So she started a Kickstarter page and is raising funds so she can continue to paint animals on abandoned structures along migration corridors. Like North Pacific blue whales swimming along Highway 1 on the California […]

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23
Sep

Watch Apple’s First iPhone 5 TV Ads: “Physics,” “Cheese,” “Thumb,” and “Ears” | TechCrunch

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Apple does it again with five, 30-second videos that speak directly to the benefits of of the iPhone 5’s key features. The voiceover by Jeff Daniels keeps it down to earth. I especially like Physics. It’s in line with Steve Job’s playful approach to questioning everything.

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08
Sep

The Power of Infographics

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I’m consistently impressed by the New York Times and how they’ve successfully embraced digital media. This infographic tells a powerful, succinct story about the topics raised by both parties during the Democratic and Republican conventions. And if you don’t find a word you’re looking for, you can add it to the infographic. Simply brilliant.

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08
Sep

Google maps stake their claim

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With Apple ready to announce the launch of iOS6 and their own maps, Google is on a bit of an ad campaign to promote their maps, too. Check out the fun video and list of updated/enhanced maps, which include 45-degree imagery. Why the race to maps? Because maps + mobile + search is where the […]

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31
Aug

Flipboard adds curated video

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Flipboard just made the (tech) news yesterday by passing the 20-million-users mark. Today they added a cool feature that I know I’ll be using. It’s a curated video section with channels arranged by topic. On their blog they suggest: watch news headlines, get influenced on TED, find new music and so on. OK Flipboard, you […]

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30
Aug

Connectivity just makes sense

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The $1.3 Trillion Price Of Not Tweeting At Work | Fast Company. In this article by Ryan Holmes, the emphasis is on money savings and increased productivity. What stands out for me is social-business tools like Yammer (which we just got at IKEA) simply provide a service that’s in tune with how we are hard […]

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09
Jul

Corporate Social Responsibility

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Can corporate social responsibility be measured using metrics and other economic-based tools? I don’t have the answer (I tend to focus on intentions, not measurements) but here’s some food for thought: http://inspiredeconomist.com/2010/10/12/csr-reporting-in-the-age-of-social-media/

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01
Mar

Good Tips for Businesses Using Facebook

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Here’s a good reminder of how/why to use Facebook as part of your brand marketing strategy: http://outspokenmedia.com/social-media/facebook-mistakes/

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