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Why the Facebook Year in Review app sucks

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Based on my newsfeed, I would think the worst thing Facebook has ever done was to release this “Year in Review” app. Not the worst thing, but it is pretty shitty. Let me get one thing out of the way first, because it’s important: You do not have to post …

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BASICally the best email response ever

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If you follow me on Twitter, and I hope you do, you know that I have little patience for bad press releases. I specifically despise the ones labeled “BREAKING” or “BREAKING NEWS” when it’s neither. For example, here’s a portion of an actual email. From: [redacted] Sent: Monday, March 10, …

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Covering Harold Ramis: From the social media desk

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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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Spotting fake social media photos with Marcus Leshock on WGN Morning News

Today on WGN Morning News, Marcus Leshock featured me in a segment about how to spot fake social media photos. It’s one of those little tricks that are so easy but not everyone knows about. I’m sure you have seen the fake social media photos problem on countless occasions, from …

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Time travel: Searching social media for clues

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GREAT SCOTT! This week we’re talking about time travel, specifically people from the future hanging out on social media. And if you need more future fun, is Facebook reading our minds about posts we haven’t yet published? Maybe, maybe not. Oh, and in the U.K., women want their blokes to …

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Doughnuts

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Sometimes, all it takes is a little cinnamon and sugar to swirl up some sweet memories. Doughnuts are everywhere these days. Shops are popping up, and where there are no shops, there are walk-up windows. Gone are the days of chocolate frosted, powdered sugar and cinnamon. Now, we’re all about …

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Chicago Fire filming at Tribune Tower

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If you’ve never watched Chicago Fire on NBC, you are missing out. This is what I tell just about anyone who hasn’t seen an episode. That and it’s one of my favorite shows on TV right now. Today, they were filming outside Tribune Tower. I actually knew about this because …

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Chicago Tribune kitten: All in a day’s work

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The internet loves cats. That’s a scientific fact. Normally cats don’t take over the homepage at chicagotribune.com, but today wasn’t a normal day for me and my social media partner in crime. For reasons that are not clear to us yet, the photo you see to the left is what …

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Rolling Stone Boston bombing cover: What I learned today

Why would the editors of Rolling Stone devote a cover to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? Who knows. They probably thought they had a really interesting story that would certainly turn some heads, but they probably weren’t expecting a full-scale revolt online and on social media. I wrote earlier …

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How I use social media at work: Engaging with photos

If you follow me on social media – and I sure hope you do – you know that I love photos. Whether it’s photos of buildings or cocktails or food or people, I can’t get enough. My website is a reflection of the importance of big images and color. I’ve …

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