Category Archives: social networking

Digital journalists innovate and discover alternate uses for social media tools

As a multiplatform journalist, I’m constantly discovering new tools. I’m always looking for ways I can use a tool to help me do better journalism. A lot of times, the uses I find for a particular tool were never imagined … Continue reading

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Poll: Which social networking site do you use most?

poll by twiigs.com Check out the latest social networking stats from Pew Internet Project.

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Pew research on social networking sites

Check out Pew Internet Project’s research related to social networking. Among the findings, as of December 2012: 15% of online adults say they use Pinterest 13% of online adults say they use Instagram 6% of online adults say they use … Continue reading

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I used 10 plus social media tools to create, curate and disseminate Key West travel tips, information

By now you know that I love social media. I love being able to share things in the moment. If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook or Linkedin or Google+ or read my writing blog or this blog or … Continue reading

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Follow me on social networking sites: Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Linkedin, Pinterest, Google plus

I’ve made it super easy for you to follow me on several social networking sites. I’ve added the icons to the right of this page. Just click on a icon and it will take you to me. I’ve added icons … Continue reading

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What’s crowdsourcing anyway?

I was trying to explain crowdsourcing to someone the other day and I explained it like this. Let’s say I have a question, like maybe my son wants an e-reader and I’m not sure which one to buy. I’m not … Continue reading

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Tablets drive digital traffic

According to the analytics firm comScore, smartphones and tablets — particularly the iPad — are becoming an increasingly significant source of web traffic in the U.S. “The popularization of smartphones and the introduction of tablets and other web-enabled devices – … Continue reading

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Google+ numbers plummet

According to this Chitika post, traffic to Google+ spiked following its public launch Sept. 20, but has since plummeted. Chitika, a data analytics company, tracked Google+ traffic before and after the social networking service opened to all users. “It would … Continue reading

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Nielsen social media report

Nielsen’s new Social Media Report looks at trends and consumption patterns across social media platforms in the U.S. and other major markets, exploring the rising influence of social media on consumer behavior. Here’s the complete report. The most popular social … Continue reading

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If 9/11 were to happen today

I’ve been thinking about the upcoming 10th anniversary of 9/11 and how we would have reported that story given the technology we have today. Imagine what we might have tweeted (Twitter launched in 2006) or what we might have posted … Continue reading

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