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Social media 101: This is no time for clickbait

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I’m posting this now because seeing a third Facebook post talking about a major East Coast snowstorm this weekend was the final straw for me. I think I speak for everyone when I write enough of the clickbait. I’m in the social media business, so I completely understand the importance …

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10,000-character tweets won’t fix Twitter

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You know what you call a 10,000-character tweet? An email. In case you haven’t heard, it appears Twitter is considering lifting the 140-character limit that defines it in favor of a 10,000 character limit. The tweets, according to these reports, wouldn’t necessarily be seen in their entirety in your feed, …

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The problem with Apple Watch alerts

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There are many things Apple could improve on the Apple Watch, and alerts are high up on the list. But not all of this is Apple’s fault. It’s up to the content provider to know what kinds of alerts work on what device. It’s not good enough to repurpose content …

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Can you find the panda in the snowmen?

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There’s a panda amongst them!Can you find it? Posted by Dudolf on Wednesday, December 16, 2015   This has been going viral on Facebook, and I can certainly see why. Do you see it? If you find it, do me a favor and let me know in the comments how long …

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Business mistakes: Start slow when you pitch

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Yesterday, I wrote a post over on LinkedIn Pulse about how not to pitch me with your products and wares, and it was a reaction to an interaction I had just a few minutes before where someone had no idea how to take no for an answer. When it comes …

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Stop sharing this Facebook scam!

Another day, another Facebook hoax that you’re helping to spread like wildfire because you don’t take a second to read it and realize how ridiculous it is. When a friend reminded me of this earlier today, one friend had shared it. Now, 2 hours later, we’re up to three. No …

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Facebook Notify: What problem does it solve?

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Facebook released its long-awaited Notify app. We’ve heard a lot about it, but little about what it actually would do. Many instantly thought it was a competitor and knockout punch to Twitter and its new Moments feature. Turns out, Notify isn’t that at all. In fact, Notify has nothing to …

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I love my Apple Watch, but …

Let me start by saying that I love my Apple Watch. I love glancing down and instantly seeing the temperature. I love reading and responding to text messages without having to remove my iPhone from my pocket, even if responding via Siri is far from perfect. I love knowing the …

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The trouble with Twitter Moments

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As someone who has been using Twitter since 2008, I was not particularly excited about its new product Moments. Advertised as a curated way to keep up with the best of Twitter organized by subject, my first thought was … why would I need that? I follow the accounts I …

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Why you should follow me on Snapchat

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You should follow me on Snapchat. I know what you’re thinking. You already follow me on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and everywhere else, so why in the world do you need to follow me in another place. Fair question, and I totally get it. Before I got excited about …

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