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Apple is right to not hack iPhone for FBI

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The story about the FBI, and now the Department of Justice, wanting Apple’s help in hacking the iPhone used by one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino, Calif., attack has gripped America over the past week. And what a story it is. The FBI says it wants Apple to …

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Twitter Moments: There’s no Lightning

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I was so excited about Twitter moments. Twitter, with all its real-time data, was destined to hit a home run here. Hire a staff of people to curate and capture what we’re talking about and drive conversation to the point where current users are excited and new users sign up …

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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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Thank you, Jimmy Fallon, for following me on Twitter

I love being a social media professional, and today made me love my job even more. For as long as I can remember, I have been trying to get Jimmy Fallon to follow me on Twitter. I have been tweeted by the @FallonTonight account, which is awesome, but until today …

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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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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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Journalists, never post something like this on social media

Journalists have a duty to be fair and always deliver the news without bias. That goes for in print and online. This photo should go in the training manuals for all journalists and aspiring journalists under the heading “NEVER DO THIS!” The quick back story: A doctor was previously convicted …

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Facebook followers: It can be good when numbers go down

When Facebook first launched subscribe, which allows people to follow my public updates without being my friend, I was very interested and an early adopter. It’s great that I can keep my friends and family separate from everything else with just a simple click. Over time, my subscriber count grew. …

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Pitch your story: Tips to get noticed, not ignored

On my iPhone and at work, I have 3 lines of text that show up whenever I receive an email. This is meant to ensure that I have a general idea of why you are writing me and so I don’t miss anything important. Keep the previous paragraph in mind …

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