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Social Media Notes (#117) – Links for the Week of May 23 – 29

Linda Hoang - May 30, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  The big social news of the week was Twitter’s announcement that they’re going to stop including pictures and links in the 140-character tweet limit. You can …

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Social Media Notes (#116) – Links for the Week of May 16 – 22

Linda Hoang - May 23, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  The 3rd Annual Edmonton International Cat Festival is THIS WEEK! It takes place Saturday, May 28, and is the only event of its kind in Canada, donating 100% …

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Social Media Notes (#115) – Links for the Week of May 9 – 15

Linda Hoang - May 16, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  The 3rd Annual Edmonton International Cat Festival is coming up fast! It takes place Saturday, May 28, and is the only event of its kind in Canada, donating 100% …

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Travel Alberta: 2016 Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (Recap)

Linda Hoang - May 15, 2016
Doctor Who - Calgary Comic Entertainment Expo - Cosplay - Explore Alberta

For the first time, Mike and I went to the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo! We joined our friends Jack and Nicole, who are avid Expo-goers, for a jam-packed day of geeky fun! And I say geeky in the best way. I think anyone who is passionate about something is a geek about it and that’s a great thing. Mike and I are geeky about a …

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Social Media Notes (#114) – Links for the Week of May 2 – 8

Linda Hoang - May 9, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  Because cats rule the Internet, I’m going to spend the next few weeks plugging the 3rd Annual Edmonton International Cat Festival! It takes place Saturday, May 28, …

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Explore Alberta: Where to Eat in Calgary (Part 1)

Linda Hoang - May 8, 2016
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For Mike and I, Summer 2016 vacations will centre on weekend trips around the province! With the current economy, hitting the road and exploring what’s right in your backyard is really the smartest thing to do. It also makes the most sense as I just started a new job and we’re planning a bigger trip in the fall. Lucky for us there is an endless supply of Explore …

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Giveaway: Edmonton’s Salsa with the Stars 2016

Linda Hoang - May 7, 2016
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I was introduced to Edmonton’s salsa community a few years ago when my brother started taking salsa classes. As with most local, niche groups, Edmonton salsa dancers are crazy passionate about their craft and community. They’re also very talented. My brother’s been taking dance classes on and off since junior high school, and Mike and I have dabbled in dance classes in recent years. My parents even …

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Social Media Notes (#113) – Links for the Week of April 26 – May 1

Linda Hoang - May 2, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  I’ve officially left my gig as social media specialist at NAIT and am now the new Digital Strategist at Edmonton communications/PR firm Calder Bateman! I’m excited for this new challenge, …

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Recap + Giveaway: Throwing axes at Bad Axe Throwing

Linda Hoang - April 28, 2016
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Did you know indoor urban axe throwing is a thing? In my endless search of unique things to do in Edmonton, I found myself throwing axes for fun on a Thursday night earlier this month. I’d been hearing more about axe throwing as a mainstream sport recently – with the opening of Axe Hole Edmonton last fall. Now the company Bad Axe Throwing – which has locations across Canada – …

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Social Media Notes (#112) – Links for the Week of April 18 – 24

Linda Hoang - April 25, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  Some Snapchat news: Face Swap – which lets you swap ‘faces’ with a friend (or painting, or animal) – has proved to be one of Snapchat’s …

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