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The Breakfast Club had detention 30 years ago today


Don’t worry. We didn’t forget about you. It was 30 years ago today, March 24, 1984, when John Bender, Andrew Clark, Brian Johnson, Allison Reynolds and Claire Standish reported for Saturday morning detention at Shermer High School in Shermer, Illinois. I truly hope you’ve seen this movie – it’s a …

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Wheel of fortune: He solves the puzzle like a boss

Usually, your Wheel of Fortune run ends on a sour note when you only get two letters showing in the bonus round. I mean, how is someone supposed to solve a puzzle worth tens of thousands of dollars with just two letters. Like this. Maybe you already know the answer …

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Meet Grandma Betty: Social media on KGO 810


Happy social media Tuesday, everyone. Today, Jason Middleton, Kim Foster and I talked about a new study about Twitter engagement, Twitter’s new test and Instagram star Grandma Betty. Grandma Betty is an 80-year-old grandmother from Indiana who is battling cancer. Her great-grandson opened an Instagram account to support her journey …

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SELFIE and Bill Cosby: Social media on KGO 810


You should read this in your best Bill Cosby voice. Today, Jason Middleton, Kim Foster and I talked about what a social media editor does when Twitter goes down, Bill Cosby joining Twitter and the selfie’s transformation from iconic photo to iconic music video. We talk social media on Tuesday, …

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Ellen’s selfie and normcore: Social media on KGO 810

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Wake up, San Francisco. I’m Danny Tanner. And I’m … wait a minute, this isn’t that show. This is After the Bell on KGO 810. Good segue into packing a full house worth of social media into 3 minutes. Today, Jason Middleton, Kim Foster and I talked about Ellen’s Oscar-winning …

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Facebook mail, Coke’s joke: Social media on KGO 810


I really like the intro KGO uses for our segment: “On most Tuesdays we talk social with the Chicago Tribune’s social media editor, Scott Kleinberg.” They do. I mean, we do. And this week, we talked about the end of Facebook mail (what, you never heard of it?), LinkedIn’s helpful …

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Covering Harold Ramis: From the social media desk


Harold Ramis is dead, and what a loss it is. He was one of the most influential comedic voices of my generation, and it’s so hard to imagine the world without such a talented guy. Think about it: Here’s a guy who wasn’t afraid of no ghosts. A guy who …

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Love, hackers and Top Gun: Social media on KGO 810


This week on After The Bell on KGO 810, we talk about love, hacking Instagram and Top Gun. Yes, that Top Gun. And some how, Jason Middleton, Kim Foster and I managed to fit it all into three minutes. Most Tuesdays, we talk social media at 3:37 p.m. Central Time/1:37 p.m. …

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Pinterest is on Target: Social media Tuesday on KGO


Target hasn’t done all that well with social media lately, but maybe its fortunes are starting to turn around. A partnership with Pinterest is behind that. Jason Middleton, Kim Foster and I talked about that on After The Bell on KGO 810. And we talked about Klout and a different look …

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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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