- Lake vistas: Canva launched its platform for businesses, with shared folders, presentation templates, and more options.
- Slide through the water: Google just made Hangouts simpler, faster, and more beautiful.
- Oar else: Women are all over social media. Men, they like Twitter and LinkedIn. Tons o'data here.
- Win a lake house! I'm not a big fan of "retweet to win" and similar contests that gin up a thin level of interaction and here's a good example of why, before you plan your next one.
- It means "Live On Lake?" Facebook data show that LOL is out for indicating laughter; "haha" and emoji are in.
- You only get one oar: Need to limit your social media use? This.cm only lets you share one link a day.
- Bottomless lake: China's answer to Facebook Messenger is full-featured--and growing in user base. For starters, WeChat has 10 million third-party apps, encourages companies and individuals to create apps, direct messaging, voice messaging, payments, location and more.
- Missed the dock? This week, my Tell It Better storytelling series looked at telling stories with themes and symmetry, and the Moderating Panels blog covered what moderators can do when one speaker talks more than another, using data on Donald Trump, the big talker in the recent Republican presidential candidate debate. My post You're losing the audience. Now what? appeared on Ragan.com.
Friday, August 14, 2015
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