If you’re a fan of National Public Radio, you know that they are constantly pushing the envelope when it comes to the use of technology to tell a story and to share content. NPR was one of the first publishers to go all-in with Facebook Live, Facebook’s real-time broadcasting platform. And, since they jumped in […]
Sad news, folks. Vine, my favorite video platform, has announced that they are “discontinuing the mobile app“, which is an another way of saying that they’re shutting down the service. If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I’ve gotten oddly weird and repetitive on Vine as of late, with a particular focus on […]
Select users of Vine can now post longer, widescreen videos. Here’s why it’s a great idea.
Remember when you could ‘poke’ your friends on Facebook? This was one of the original, unique engagement opportunities onÂ Facebook. Bet you didn’t know that the poke feature isÂ still available. (It is.) I rediscovered the ‘poke’ and other hidden Facebook features from a great article on BetaNews.com. They mention the hard-to-find bookmarking feature, live games in […]
By now, youâ€™ve heard that Twitter is considering the possibility of increasing their current 140 character limit to 10,000. But what does that mean for us Twitter users?
Twitter just announced on their official Twitter account that they now have a “richer photo experience” for images that show up on the timeline. From the Twitter.com blog: Starting today, weâ€™re making your twitter.com timeline more immersive by uncropping photos, so you can experience and present them as they were meant to be viewed. Weâ€™re also […]
Apple just announced that they areÂ discounting the top 100 apps in their app store to $.99, so I’ve combed through to find and share the ones I use and recommend: Pixelmatr: A powerful image / photo editor that is good on the iPhone and terrific on the iPad. GoodReader: A super-charged PDF reader / editor. […]
Update 4/21/15: According to Curator, hashtag mentions have dropped for both platforms, but it looks like Meerkat has dropped significantly – fromÂ close to 20,000 mentions in a 24 hour period around 11,800 mentions. Seems like just yesterday we went from havingÂ no real viableÂ players in the phone-based video broadcastÂ arena (except for the overlooked UStream) to […]
Today, Facebook revealed a couple of new features that have been commonplace on their main competitor, YouTube – playlists & featured videos. It’s not clear if this feature has been released to all page managers – you’ll have to let me know in the comments – but on the Florida Gators Facebook page, an introduction was posted at […]
Here’s some articles that I found compelling enough to actually read and share. Enjoy! 4 Instagram Tools for Scheduling Instagram Updates Did you know that you could schedule Instagram images? Well, you can’t – unless you use one of these four tools reviewed by Social Media Examiner. And considering the terrific engagement percentages people are […]