- What are health journalists talking about? Brian Reid has a great summary for communicators of what he learned at the recent AHCJ conference.
- Facebook sends you? Facebook launched the "send" button, more selective than a "share." Time to figure out how to use this new option, communicators.
- Tag and release gets on your meeting badge: Physicians are finding their conference name tags are embedded with RFID tags, making their movements inside the meeting trackable. Creepy and with lots of implications for what might become "public" at your next conference.
- Telepromptitude: The inventor of the teleprompter died this week. His obituary holds lots of insight into how this device developed and prospered.
- Serious business names: AdAge offers this "agency name generator" in case you're mulling an interactive firm that wants one of them there fashionable names. I keep trying, but don't get caught isn't on the list.
- Animated annual report: Mayo Clinic's got a new entry in annual reports that are interactive, going beyond PDFs. What do you think of this one?
- Map your LinkedIn network using this cool tool. Hope I'm in there.
- Bloggers, look sharp: The FTC has fine-tuned rules about disclosures, so if you accept sponsorships, ad or affiliate partnerships you may need to do more to share that info with your readers.
- What's on the menu? The New York Public Library has turned to social media and volunteers to bring alive the 10,000 menus in its collections. The ferocity of the response we’ve had is amazing,' said Mr. Vershbow, who noted that he and Ms. Federman spread the word solely through social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Metafilter. Collectively, volunteers have typed in 65,182 dishes from 887 menus since the site went up last Monday." Can you muster that for your collection?
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