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Social Media Notes (#82) – Links for the Week of August 24 – 30

Linda Hoang - August 31, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! This is big: New Instagram update supports landscape and portrait image formats on the popular photo-sharing site. Your square grid will still look square though – …

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Social Media Spotlight: Top Edmonton Instagram Users to Follow (version 3)

Linda Hoang - August 12, 2015
Edmonton Instagram Users

My favourite social network (after Twitter) is Instagram and I’m not alone in this. It now boasts more than 300 million monthly active users worldwide (more than Twitter), with more than 70 million photos shared each and every day. People love sharing their photos. When I use Instagram, I try to be pretty deliberate with my posts. Whereas on Twitter and Facebook I’ll post multiple photos from an …

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Social Media Notes (#79) – Links for the Week of August 3 – 9

Linda Hoang - August 10, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! Big (ish, probably?) news: Google is now a subsidiary of something called ‘Alphabet.’  Google says “Alphabet is mostly a collection of companies. The largest of which, of …

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Social Media Spotlight: Teddy Bear Tonkey Dog from Edmonton is Newest Internet Sensation

Linda Hoang - August 4, 2015
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Social Media Spotlight: Teddy Bear Tonkey Dog from Edmonton is Newest Internet Sensation by Linda Hoang She’s quite paws-ibly Edmonton’s most famous dog. Tonkey, a four-month old bearcoat shar pei puppy, has shot to stardom after Instagram photos and video of the pup were posted on popular online image sharing site Imgur. The Internet fell in love with Tonkey’s squishy face, rolls, and teddy bear-like appearance. …

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Social Media Notes (#77) – Links for the Week of July 20 – 26

Linda Hoang - July 27, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! How a-meowzing! The New York Museum of the Moving Image will open an exhibit dedicated to the history of Internet cats! Can’t wait! Planning underway for …

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Social Media Notes (#76) – Links for the Week of July 13 – 19

Linda Hoang - July 20, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! Pretty big Instagram desktop update. You can now search people, places, and hashtags on the web version of Instagram! I was surprised last week when I …

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Recap: Family Visit to Portland (Photo Diary)

Linda Hoang - July 14, 2015
Portland Oregon

Earlier this month Mike and I went to Portland, Oregon to visit my family! I’ve visited Portland a number of times growing up but I don’t think I was ever really old enough to appreciate it. This time around, I was! Mike and I got to do and see some fun things in Portland (and area) during our trip, including checking out downtown (food carts!), …

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Social Media Notes (#75) – Links for the Week of July 6 – 12

Linda Hoang - July 13, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! Facebook is switching up its News Feed Preferences (again), this time with you in mind. Users can now choose which people or pages they see first …

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Social Media Notes (#74) – Links for the Week of June 28 – July 5

Linda Hoang - July 6, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! Snapchat has made some big changes: You don’t have to hold the screen to view snaps or stories anymore, you get a better breakdown of who’s …

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Social Media Notes (#73) – Links for the Week of June 22 – 28

Linda Hoang - June 29, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! Which apps are the Class of 2015 using? Here’s a new infographic that shows Instagram is tied for daily usage with Facebook, Snapchat is right up …

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