- "Ching-ching!" If you quote people in your materials--and I know you do--read The scare quote: 2016 in a punctuation mark to learn how quote marks are adding spin to words.
- Salut! Another PR specialty bit the dust, according to 2016: The year social media replaced celebrity PR.
- Na zdraví! Amazon reports shipping more than 1 billion packages this holiday season. I am awaiting the ones you sent to me.
- ¡Salud! U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan wants to fine his Democratic colleagues who live-streamed from the House floor earlier this year, as well as any future video or photo wielders. My favorite of the bunch was Rep. Tammy Duckworth, who snuck her smartphone into the chamber in her prosthetic leg.
- Proost! Google has removed Holocaust-denying stories and other fake news, using a new algorithm.
- Cheers! Don't think social ads require loads of money. Here, for instance, are suggestions for advertising on Snapchat for a range of budgets, from champagne to beer.
- Skål! The New York Times covered how to share a slideshow in a tweet, but don't think you can load your 100-slide deck in there. It's just for up to 4 photos, darling.
- Week--make that year--in review: On this blog, I shared the top 10 most-read social media and communications posts from the blog in 2016. On the Moderating Panels blog, you also can find the top 10 posts for panel moderators in 2016--all of which tackle tough problems.
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