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Jesus Christ, this Starbucks red cup story!

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What happens when a so called evangelist and social media personality with the most Jewish name ever gets Christians fired up over Starbucks? Specifically, the coffee chain’s lack of love for Jesus on its red holiday cups? “I think in the age of political correctness we become so open-minded our …

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Bacon makes social media sizzle

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A huge part of my job as a social media editor and manager is engaging our audience on multiple platforms, everything from Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to Tumblr, Ello and Periscope. Today when hilarious Chicago Tribune columnist Rex Huppke wrote a hilarious column (registration may be required to read the column in …

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The bitter truth about the polar vortex

Polar vortex. You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means. The last time the polar vortex “came down” and “invaded” the United States, “meteorologists” were amazed and couldn’t wait to share their “knowledge” with you. Why all the quotes, you ask? Because …

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The day I singlehandedly saved the world from CNN’s banana hammer

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All morning, CNN correspondent Ted Rowlands has been in Naperville, IL, showing the world how cold it is. He tried to demonstrate this by using a frozen banana to hammer a nail into a piece of wood. He labeled said fruit tool a “banana hammer.” Banana Hammer. You keep using …

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Arrrrrgh! Talk Like a Pirate Day on Facebook, says I

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Today be Talk Like a Pirate Day. And Facebook be making it easier. How? There’s a setting for English (Pirate) on Facebook under language. No kidding. To plunder, errrrr change things up to celebrate the day, go to Facebook.com/settings and edit your language. In the pulldown menu, you’ll see English …

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My dad joined Facebook in 2009 and never told me

Ugh. The talk. It’s something every kid and their parents have to go through. It’s such an awkward moment, and you just want to get it over with as soon as possible. No matter how many times you rehearse it in your mind, you’re never quite ready for the day …

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Royal baby name: George Alexander Louis Costanza?

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Clearly, Prince William and Kate watch Seinfeld reruns. There is no other explanation for a royal baby being named George Alexander Louis. You can tell me all you want that George and Louis are names fit for a king. Yada, yada, yada. This royal baby name is all about the …

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Seinfeld 2013: I’m writing my own episodes, Jerry

What if Seinfeld was still on the air today? That’s the premise behind a Twitter account and corresponding Facebook page called Modern Seinfeld. The Twitter account follows no one and never retweets or showcases any of the awesome ones people post. As a huge fan of the show then and …

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Hey, Facebook: Keep your nose out of my Valentine’s Day

Dear Facebook, While I appreciate you thinking you control all aspects of my life, I am respectfully asking you to stop suggesting gifts for my Valentine. Your sea salt caramels sound delicious, but I already have Valentine’s Day figured out. And those honey jelly beans, clearly a bargain at just …

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Scott Kleinberg Gangnam Style

Who knew I had moves like these? Seems only my social media partner in crime Amy Guth, who really wanted to see me dance Gangnam Style. Well, since that PSY guy got a billion page views, I’m assuming we can easily do 2 million. (Sorry, iPhone and other mobile users …

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