- Priceless objects: Ebay co-founder and philanthropist Jeff Skoll talked about how he uses storytelling for social change.
- Ask the guard: If you want to embed Google Maps on your blog or website, use this code to make them responsive, so they'll resize appropriately when browsers are refreshed or smaller devices used.
- Sustaining members: A disease charity explains how Facebook can help nonprofits raise money and awareness.
- Changing exhibits: Facebook's been making changes left and right recently. Your news feed will feature more news and fewer memes, which might spell trouble for Twitter...power users of Facebook ads for marketing can now go back and see their last 1,000 posts...and a new prompt when you're filling out your timeline will let you tell people that you're looking for a job.
- Entry fee: Financial site Mint has the lowdown on how millennials are spending money: with plastic, paper, Bitcoin and beyond.
- Night at the museum, anyone? Who killed the catchphrase? says that our fragmented attention, more channels for advertising and many options for info have nearly eliminated that tagline everyone understands and knows by heart.
- Be your own curator: Still don't like features of Twitter? Android app Tweetings for Twitter will let you customize nearly anything about its appearance.
- All the valuable stuff is on the loading dock: That Amazon Drone thing? Lots of free advertising.
- Kids enter free: The latest comScore data shows that 28% of Twitter users fall in the 13-24 age group, a higher proportion than are on Facebook.
- Objects from the permanent collection now on view: My post on practicing your speech for real is up this week on Ragan.com, and my cover story in Toastmaster magazine's November issue, on speechwriting secrets, is now available to members and non-members alike. And if you want to hear about why I started this business and other insights, read the interview with me on Liz O'Donnell's Hello Ladies blog. Her new book, Mogul, Mom, & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman, is out and worth reading.
- Map of the galleries: This Morgan Stanley map uses recent data to show which social networks are growing and dominant:
Friday, December 06, 2013
Glad you come back to my curated collection here every Friday...thanks for reading!