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Sunrise: Your calendar, reinvented

By Lindsay McComb / Posted 8.5.2014 / In Business, Social Media, Reviews / 0 comments

I have a lot of calendars - work, personal, family. Some are Google calendars, some are iCal. I’ve spent hours trying to get them all synched up on my iPhone (link) but after downloading Sunrise, I can say with very little hyperbole that my life has been revolutionized.

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Can the Internet bring neighbors together? brought to you by The META Q

Can the Internet bring neighbors together?

By David Precht / Posted 8.13.2013 / In Business, Social Media / 0 comments

Technology allows people to connect all over the world. So why can't we use it to connect with people who live right next door? Can the Internet help us become good neighbors again?

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Twitter and Egyptian revolution

By David Precht / Posted 7.23.2013 / In Business, Social Media / 0 comments

As the strife in Egypt continues, the whole world watches yet again, all via Twitter. All eyes are online.

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Waze: Like Google Maps, with friends

By Lindsay McComb / Posted 6.11.2013 / In Business, Social Media, Reviews / 1 comment

Waze is a turn-by-turn GPS app that’s going to give other navigation apps a run for their money. Waze’s community-based mapping system allows users to report on traffic conditions, like accidents, hazards and police. Additional features include nearby gas price comparisons in real-time, and the ability to connect with Facebook, Twitter and FourSquare friends.

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Is the social media bubble about to pop?

By David Precht / Posted 5.28.2013 / In Business, Social Media / 3 comments

We find ourselves at the intersection of unqualified people who get where social media is going, and over-qualified people who still don't get it. There's a massive shift, and it seems like the social media manager bubble is due to pop. And loudly.

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The power of social media: Reporting the news

By David Precht / Posted 5.23.2013 / In Business, Social Media / 0 comments

A recent incident in Woolwich, England is further confirmation that social media reporting is the norm. Word of the event broke on Twitter. Instant news. Instant reporting. Instantly connecting everyone. Twitter isn't the future of news, Twitter is the present.

Drippler: The app that’s great for phone bloggers brought to you by The META Q

Drippler: The app that’s great for phone bloggers

By David Precht / Posted 5.22.2013 / In Business, Social Media, Reviews / 0 comments

Drippler does nothing new and seems, frankly, like a half-baked aggregator for phone bloggers. My God. What were they thinking?

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Social media nightmares: How to implode on social media

By Lindsay McComb / Posted 5.20.2013 / In Business, Social Media / 1 comment

They say there's no such thing as bad publicity, but I think there's definitely bad publicity. Take, for example, Amy's Baking Company. Their recent (less than desirable) appearance on Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares sparked some serious social media backlash. But their lashing back at the criticism serves as a perfect example of what NOT to do.

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Twitter Music

By David Precht / Posted 5.2.2013 / In Business, Social Media, Reviews / 0 comments

Twitter Music is a site/app that allows users of Twitter to follow their favorite artists, get recommendations for new artists, see what people on Twitter are listening to and can integrate with Spotify or Rdio. You can listen to trending music, all in a slick interface. The bad news? You have to follow your favorite artists on Twitter.

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Social media: How to react to a crisis

By Lindsay McComb / Posted 4.22.2013 / In Business, Social Media, Tips / 0 comments

When tragedy rocks a locale, a country or even the world -- is your social media manager prepared to act? In light of the recent events in Boston, many a brand acquitted themselves equitably -- others, not as much.

Wanelo: When you want, need and love shopping brought to you by The META Q

Wanelo: When you want, need and love shopping

By Lindsay McComb / Posted 4.17.2013 / In Business, Social Media, Reviews / 0 comments

Pronounced "wah-nee-loh", and short for "want, need, love," Wanelo is an online community for shopping. Find the stuff you want, need, or love and save it to your collections.

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