- Takeout window: Is PR moving toward a freelance model? I'll just wait here while y'all catch up.
- Will you take my shift? 29 percent of Americans use Facebook at work every day.
- First course: Here's a look at how Twitter got its start.
- A new menu: I love breaking the news to authors that their books are already on Pinterest, thanks to fans. Now you can read about how authors can promote their books on Pinterest.
- Good reviews? Time to learn the new version of Facebook Page Insights, with simpler metrics, now on all business pages.
- Retweet customers? Turns out that photo embeds, not links to photos, get the most retweets.
- My eyes are bigger than my stomach: Mediabistro says: "Basically anything that affects your career as a photographer or videographer — everything from copyright information and inspiration for great storytelling to practical tips on how to cover high-stress events like protests, for example — is fair game for Columbia Visuals." Great new resource.
- It's a smaller restaurant than I thought: Thanks to its IPO filing, we learn that Twitter has a surprisingly low number of U.S. users. Want the full overview of Twitter users from the IPO? Get it here.
- Now that's hungry: Cookie Monster is eating the Internet. Nomnomnom...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Elizabeth's in New Orleans, where I was attending the Communications Network conference. Now let's test out the weekend by reading the great finds I made and shared on Twitter this week:
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