Category: Social Media

  • Lace up your gloves for 12 rounds with Vaynerchuk

    Lace up your gloves for 12 rounds with Vaynerchuk

    “Authentic” is an eye-rollingly overused word, but I still apply it to Gary Vaynerchuk. I first ran into Gary about the time Twitter started, and every time I’ve encountered him since then I’m always curious to hear what he’s going to hold court about. I know I won’t always agree with it, but that’s fine. […]

  • Instagram adds video, so what’s next for Vine?

    When something gets trendy everybody wants to pile on the bandwagon, and it’s no different in the world of social media. Instagram adds video, Vine responds Instagram, the picture sharing service owned by Facebook, just added the ability to share video in their most recent update. The videos can be up to 15 seconds long, […]

  • Twitter launches Vine… but what is it?

    Twitter launches Vine… but what is it?

    Recently Twitter launched Vine, an app that allows people to quickly record and share very short videos. This isn’t the first short-video service to hit the internet, but its tight relationship with Twitter may mean this the one that finally catches on. How Vine works Twitter launches new app to share short videos It couldn’t […]

  • Instagram hits the web with a new look

    Social network is all about sharing parts of our lives, and what better way to share than visually? While some people love Twitter and the challenge of cramming wisdom into 140 characters, others vastly prefer to share pictures of the world around them. That’s part of what has made Instagram such an enormously popular web […]

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Attending SXSW

    A Beginner’s Guide to Attending SXSW

    This year I’ll be attending my fourth South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive festival in wonderfully weird Austin, Texas. If you’re not familiar with it, SXSW is an enormous festival with three parts: Music, Film, and Interactive. I would love to attend all three, but usually go just for the Interactive piece. This is where you […]