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The Hardest Thing

Our kids have various social media accounts. We have rules – they have to let us be “friends”/follow them; we keep their passwords; if we tell them to take something down, they must comply (they’ve always been conservative); they can’t “friend” anyone unless we know who it is. 465 more words


The Times They Are A-Changin'

In all honesty, everything about journalism entrepreneurship scares me. When I was sitting in my entrepreneurial journalism class last Wednesday, a white screen projected in front of the class with daunting black text that reads “90% of start up businesses fail.” 435 more words

Keep the chat going

I got involved in a regular Tuesday night Twitterchat about strategic marketing communication subjects, with the hashtag #smxchat. Interestingly, tonight’s subject was about chats and who does them, the benefits and the pitfalls of organising and taking part in them. 276 more words


The Purge

Purge /pərj/ (verb): to rid (someone) of an unwanted feeling, memory, or condition,
typically giving a sense of cathartic release.

It might’ve been a long time coming, or it might’ve been a late night impulse.

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Snapchat just deleted its (Facebook) acc

Snapchat just deleted its (Facebook) account – Today, Snapchat unpublished its official Facebook Page. While we were unable to secure an on-the-record quote, it seems that the move was simply one spurred by lack of interest. 49 more words

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The Mouldy Scent of Static Developments - What is a Newspaper Mama?

“What is a news paper?” is Lux’ questions as a 5-year-old. “It’s the large papers you can buy at the Späti and kiosks.

No….I would not try to swipe a newspaper, my love – the ink smudges as easy as the news is vaporizing in people’s mind. 93 more words


Profess Your Love for the Pumpkin Spice Latte Directly By Chatting With the Starbucks Drink on Facebook

Yes, fall’s most popular and controversial beverage — the iconic Pumpkin Spice Latte — now has its own anthropomorphic personality. Sort of.

Starbucks has launched a chat bot… 261 more words