- All my dreams fulfilled, pretty much: One of my favorite web services, ifttt (short for if this, then that) has teamed up with Buffer so you can set up automated sharing from one website to another in ifttt, then use Buffer to spread out those syndicated posts and schedule them. Just learned about this late on Thursday, but already want to try it.
- Now you can really drive that thing: LinkedIn groups now get dashboards so you can manage them with more ease.
- On-site registration is so yesterday, now that you can register folks on your Android phone, using Eventbrite's new app.
- Where videos go viral: Facebook beats Twitter for video-sharing, says this study with data from many countries, including the U.S.
- But viral doesn't mean a bad thing: Many pharmaceutical companies cite government regs on "adverse event reporting" as a reason to avoid social media, but a new study shows that the vast majority of their posts don't step over the line.
- When you go global, here's a rundown on four chat services that reach globally.
- New network to try: Small businesses, subject-matter experts and others might want to try this new social network, Chime.in, that focuses on content and topics.
- Raising the bar: Duke University has a 3D campus virtual map--find out how it works, in all three dimensions.
- Plus-up: An interesting array of U.S. government agencies have branded pages on Google+.
- Where's that dis-like button? An infographic breaks it to you: Why people dislike your brand page on Facebook.
- I think we've all been waiting for this: From the very smart Gina Trapani, new ThinkUp, which archives and analyzes your social media life.
- With a headline like this, a must-read: 6 Laws Every Blogger Needs to Obey So They Don't Get Sued.
Friday, November 18, 2011
@dontgetcaught. Here's the best of what I shared there this week:
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