- But I ordered decaf: Facebook tweaked its algorithm so that people who hide lots of posts in their newsfeed will see more of them. This is being done, apparently, for their own good.
- Imported coffee: Using India as an example, this article looks at how non-English-speakers are taking over the Internet, an issue with implications for your advertising, apps, and much more.
- Caffeine makes me feel better: What's behind a social-media share? Feelings, not facts.
- The Starbucks of social media: Here's a rundown of the 500-pound gorilla that is Facebook, currently. Lots of stats to update your presentations and strategies, and to get a look at what's next for FB.
- New coffee flavor: Twitter's trying out a dedicated news tab.
- Java jive: How can we use this? Google Tone is an extension that works with Chrome and lets you share a URL using an audio tone.
- Not so free coffee: Freebooting--pulling someone else's copyright-protected YouTube content and posting it on Facebook's native video player--happens a lot. Here's one YouTuber's views on the controversy, and Business Insider's take on it.
- I missed my coffee this week: Earlier this week, this blog looked at 6 options for making the most of your online videos, and the Moderating Panels blog looked at how to speed up either a long-winded questioner, or the long-winded speaker answering the question.
- Coffee coupon: Today's the last day to snag the early-bird registration rate for my workshop, Inspired by TED: Using TED and TEDMED Tactics to Improve Your Communications, at the October conference of the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD), part of the American Hospital Association. My pre-conference workshop is Sunday morning, October 11, 2015. Members and non-members of SHSMD may register, and registration will stay open longer--but I know you love a bargain.
Friday, August 07, 2015
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