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Check-In Focused Swarm App by Foursquare Announced as Unbundling Trend Continues

  • 5th May 2014
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Last week Foursquare revealed a major shift to their app development and business approach moving forward into 2014 with the announcement of a new app they are developing called Swarm. The app will be part of Foursquare’s new approach to break their flagship app into two distinct products to better serve their userbase and potentially… Read more

Twitter updated user profiles: What you need to know

  • 23rd April 2014
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Twitter has been testing and slowly rolling out a new design for their profile pages over the past two months, giving the new profiles a more Facebook-esque feel that takes full advantage of the screen space including a larger avatar picture and a header profile picture that spans the full width of the page.  … Read more

reddit for Reporters – Part II: Journalistic Uses

  • 16th April 2014
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[read Part I for a detailed introduction to the reddit platform] There are at least three ways that reddit can help you professionally:  Information gathering, analysis, and promotion. Information: General Information Subscribe to subreddits related to the locations,

reddit for Reporters – Part I: The Basics

  • 16th April 2014
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This article is broken into two parts.  The first part is a comprehensive introduction to the reddit platform, which is written for a general audience.  The second part outlines several ways that reporters can use reddit as a professional resource. Part I – The Basics: Before I read this extremely long, albeit beautifully formatted article,… Read more

How Google+ Can Expand Your Business Reach and Build Brand Authority

  • 28th March 2014
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In recent months, Google+, a relatively young social platform launched in 2011, has exhibited tremendous growth and proves to be a strong contender against competitors like Facebook and Twitter. According to an infographic by We Are Social, the number of registered Google+ users rose from 435 million in 2012 to 1.15 billion in 2013, making it the second… Read more