- Dead trees: Ebooks are becoming content to be read on big platforms, after Google acquired Oyster, the "Netflix for books." The trees aren't out of the woods yet: Print book sales went up in 2014.
- One last weekend at the lake: I've been telling you, but here's more on a study showing that blogs that post on the weekends get more social shares.
- I love autumn: There's a $32 discount on Amazon Prime....today only. Go here to give Amazon Prime as a gift (to yourself or others).
- Deep dive: The future of writing in Evernote is a deep dive into the improvements on the way, with an invitation to participate in beta testing and more.
- All around the lake: Facebook acquired Oculus VR, and is now using it to roll out 360-degree videos in your news feed.
- Selfies at the lake: Facebook's not the draw it once was for teens. Lots of data here. Instagram, on the other hand, hit 400 million users. In other words, more than Twitter.
- They can see the leaves, too: That whole "no one will see this" mental state on social media? Not so much. 96 percent of job recruiters are using social media to find highly qualified candidates.
- Pin cones: Pinterest hit 100 million users. If that doesn't sound impressive, remember: Its users buy things.
- Memories at the lake: This week, my Moderating Panels blog looked at how to avoid "what she said" syndrome among your panelists, and this blog looked at how to make proper organizational apologies.
Friday, September 25, 2015
@dontgetcaught on Twitter and curated here just for you. Let's leaf-peep our way to a respite: