This Week In Social: July 18 – July 22

Happy Friday everyone! In this week’s social media recap we take a look at the Facebook planes, Pokémon GO, and Twitter. As always, don’t forget to share, and let us know what you think in the comments. Have a great weekend! Facebook Tests It’s Internet Beaming Plance Yes, you read that correctly. Facebook announced it’s… Read More »

The Austin Take: Pitching Local? Read these tips before hitting send

For this week’s Austin Take, I’ve summarized the top five takeaways from a recent @PRSAAustin event that featured a panel of top Austin reporters discussing what they consider the most effective methods of communications. The insightful panel included Tara Doolittle, the Viewpoints editor for the Austin American-Statesman; Erin Quinn-Kong, the editor-in-chief of Austin Monthly and the editorial director… Read More »

This Week in Social: July 4 – July 8

Happy Friday everyone! In this week’s social media recap we take a look at Snapchat Memories, secret Facebook conversations, and Instagram Analytics. As always, don’t forget to share, and let us know what you think in the comments. Have a great weekend! Snapchat Ditches Rawness for Growth, Launches “Memories” Earlier this week, Snapchat revealed a… Read More »

This Week in Social: June 27 – July 1

Happy Friday everyone! In this week’s social media recap we take a look at Facebook’s new newsfeed, how Snapchat filters work, and Instagram for business. As always, don’t forget to share, and let us know what you think in the comments. Have a great weekend! Facebook Changes Newsfeed to Focus on Friends and Family Facebook… Read More »

1986 Was Quite a Year

1986 was quite a year. IBM announced its first laptop, a 12 pounder called the PC Convertible. Steve Jobs co-founded Pixar. The term “vaporware” was used for the first time in a Time Magazine article. Microsoft was listed on the New York Stock Exchange, making Bill Gates one of the world’s youngest billionaires. And Fox was introduced… Read More »

Grammar Grab Bag: Wherefore Art Thou Hyphenated

Many of us had to read Romeo and Juliet in high school English class, particularly the balcony scene. As a result, many of us now know that when Juliet asks “wherefore art thou Romeo?” she doesn’t care about Romeo’s physical location as much as why he’s named Romeo. I’m sure I can’t have been the… Read More »

This Week in Social: June 13 – June 17

Happy Friday everyone! In this week’s social media recap we take a look at Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn, Twitter’s Emoji Ad targeting, and Twitter’s SoundCloud investment. As always, don’t forget to share, and let us know what you think in the comments. Have a great weekend! Microsoft Buys LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion Early this week, Microsoft announced… Read More »