Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bitly redesign has me pulling my hair out

My first reaction to Bitly’s redesign was not good. I mean, I use Bitly to shorten URLs and  I couldn’t figure out immediately how to do that. Ugh!  But I’m trying to deal with my angst and keep an open … Continue reading

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Google Doodle honors Russian Peter Carl Fabergé of Easter egg fame

Today’s Google Doodle honors Peter Carl Fabergé, the Russian jeweler who created the extraordinary Easter eggs. He would have turned 166 today.

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Key West sunset photos via Instagram on my Droid

There’s nothing like a Key West sunset. It takes your breath away. Here are some photos that I took using Instagram on my Droid. I don’t like using filters so these photos are straight up. I hope you enjoy them. … Continue reading

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Don’t miss: Penn State slideshow to Game of Thrones to First Ladies and Yorktowne Hotel

1. Meet Brittany Wilson, who  is the Neighbors, Weekly Record and Web copy editor at the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Brittany is a graduate of Penn State with a degree in journalism and English. 2. Don’t miss this Penn State slideshow … Continue reading

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Kittens stuck in car engine top YDR video of the week

Kittens stuck in car engine top YDR video of the week.   1. Kittens, woman stuck in car 2. Saving William Penn 3. Smarty fans 4. Wildcats wake up for first district victory 5. Hepler, Toomey lead West York to … Continue reading

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Using 5 platforms to report/curate social media from one event: Geofeedia, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Storify

Here’s an email I sent to my staff and editors at York Daily Record/Sunday News today. I thought it might also be helpful for readers of my blog. ………….. We have some upcoming events that we might want to consider … Continue reading

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I created this Penn State slideshow using Pinterest and Storify

I did this quick Penn State slideshow by taking an RSS feed of photos on my Penn State Pinterest board and adding it to Storify. After publishing it on Storify, I added “/slideshow” to end of url. Just like magic, … Continue reading

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Don’t miss: Penn State football to cool cars to Scouts mystery photo to men in high heels

1. Meet entertainment editor Pat Abdalla. Pat is in charge of all things FlipSide-related, but he also blogs about baseball via Southpaw. He lives in West Manchester Township and graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Journalism – minors in … Continue reading

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A few digital notes: Twitter and Storify

Some new things from the digital world: 1. Twitter announced it will start sending weekly email digests that “feature the most relevant Tweets and stories shared by the people you’re connected to on Twitter.” 2. You can now pin any … Continue reading

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Top free app downloads

Here are the top 5 free app downloads: ANDROID 1. Street View on Google Maps 2. Voice Search 3. Facebook for Android 4. Gmail 5. Adobe Flash Player 11 APPLE 1. 100 Floors 2. I’d Cap That 3. Are You … Continue reading

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