- Waffles may be more popular than toast: Pinterest is now bigger than Google+ or Tumblr for brands.
- Don't burn your fingers: Many Facebook changes this week, including the new ability to edit your comments on others' posts, and making changes to the username on your FB page. Your status updates are still your own fault, the first time.
- Texas toast: You can learn some lessons from the five things the New York Times learned from its three-year hyperlocal experiment. What I learned: I don't actually like my weekend editions being all about Texas, Chicago and San Francisco.
- We don't want toast. We don't even want you to offer it: I weighed in on starting the press release diet, and then everyone else went to work on getting you to stop pitching, like a Globe & Mail health reporter with 5 mistakes PR pros make when pitching health stories, and a Silicon Alley Insider reporter weighs in on why he didn't read a big pitch.
- Something that should be toast: CIPR, a standards body for PR in the UK, says PR pros shouldn't be editing Wikipedia pages.
- You can save that burnt toast. Really: Camera on? Camera off? NYT reporter David Pogue finds out that even pro camera operators sometimes think they're filming when they're not and vice versa--with tips for how to get around that.
- Please pass the toast: And here's the motherlode on what devices we're using, who's using them and why, from Pew--68 slides of data goodness:
Friday, June 29, 2012
shared on Twitter this week. Served up with a heaping helping of weekend, I think this is a dish best savored together. Shall we?