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DIY Social Media: Snapchat Filter Halloween Costume (with Photoshop File!)

Linda Hoang - October 30, 2016
Snapchat Filter Social Media Halloween Costume

A couple of years ago I went as an Instagram frame for Halloween! It was a big success (it even got on Hootsuite’s list of clever social media costumes) and I think part of the success was because it suited my social media-lovin’ personality so well.  For 2016, I decided to be a Snapchat filter! There’s lots of different Snapchat filter costumes out there (lots of really …

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Social Media Spotlight: Top Edmonton Instagram Users to Follow (version 5)

Linda Hoang - October 29, 2016
Edmonton Instagram Users Social Media

Twice a year, I put out a local Edmonton Instagram users to follow list. There is no shortage of great accounts to recommend and what you’ve landed on here is my fifth IG list! The first one was published August 2014 and two years later I still get so excited to share some of my favourite accounts with all of you.  I love Instagram and in my …

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Social Media Notes (#125) – Links for the Week of August 14-21

Linda Hoang - August 22, 2016

Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media 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.  Here’s some new data that shows Instagram Stories isn’t slowing down Snapchat use (yet?) – Interesting part about viewer retention on the two competing platforms. Here’s an interesting look at …

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Social Media Notes (#124) – Links for the Week of August 8-14

Linda Hoang - August 15, 2016

Social Media Notes Sorry I’ve missed a few weeks of this! Busyness of summer hurting my consistency a bit.  Here’s this week’s round-up of social media 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 craziest social media news of the Olympics (I think) is learning of …

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Social Media Notes (#123) – Links for the Week of July 4 – 10

Linda Hoang - July 11, 2016

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!  On Snapchat: The big Snapchat news of the week is that they introduced their new Snapchat Memories feature – which basically lets users save and reuse …

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Social Media Notes (#122) – Links for the Week of June 26 – July 3

Linda Hoang - July 4, 2016

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 Facebook news of the week was that the social network changed its News Feed (again), now putting posts from users’ friends and families above …

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Social Media Notes (#121) – Links for the Week of June 20 – 26

Linda Hoang - June 27, 2016

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!  So many live video announcements Facebook Live will soon let you do two-person remote broadcasts, pre-schedule streams, create a virtual waiting room for viewers, and broadcast …

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Social Media Notes (#120) – Links for the Week of June 13 – 19

Linda Hoang - June 20, 2016

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 year of live video – Twitter has released a go-Live Periscope button for anyone using the app, in an effort to make it easier to …

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Social Media Notes (#119) – Links for the Week of June 6 – 12

Linda Hoang - June 13, 2016

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 biggest social media news of the week: Microsoft’s announcement that it’s purchasing LinkedIn for $26 billion in cash. A merger between “the world’s largest professional …

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Social Media Notes (#118) – Links for the Week of May 30 – June 5

Linda Hoang - June 6, 2016

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!  We got a glimpse into the world of paid celebrity social media endorsements this week, when Scott Disick accidentally copied and pasted his instructions for posting …

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