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Social Media Notes (#29) – Links for the Week of May 5 – 11

Linda Hoang - May 11, 2014

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! The 2nd annual Yeggies celebrating the best new media content creators in Edmonton took place on Friday. Check out who won the top award, plus all …

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Social Media Spotlight: Edmonton woman’s cat video goes viral

Linda Hoang - March 25, 2014

Edmonton woman’s cat video goes viral By Linda Hoang Move over Grumpy Cat, there’s a new famous cat on the Internet and his name is Joey. Seven-year-old tabby Joey has found fame online after his owner, Edmontonian Hilary Darrah, uploaded a one-minute video montage of the cat to YouTube earlier this month. In just a few short weeks, the video, titled Joey Loves Water, has …

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Social Media Notes (#22) – Links for the Week of March 10 – 16

Linda Hoang - March 16, 2014

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! The NSA sucks. It impersonated Facebook to try and infect millions of computers. Taking Twitter ads to the next level – “click to call” button being …

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Alberta Primetime: Pop Culture Panel (March 13, 2014)

Linda Hoang - March 14, 2014

Click the image above or the link below to watch the March 13 Alberta Primetime Pop Culture Panel (#PTPopCulture) in which I am a guest panelist! We talk Wil Wheaton’s love affair with Alberta (and social media endorsements in general), no make-up selfies, deceptive viral videos and more! Click here to watch the March 13 Pop Culture Panel I was on the panel with local …

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Clicks of the Day: March 30, 31 & April 1 2012 Weekend Edition!

Linda Hoang - April 1, 2012

Welcome to the three-day roundup … Weekend Edition (March 30, 31 and April 1) of Clicks of the Day! (I only do one Clicks of the Day post for the weekends so that I can actually have a weekend, lol. And amount of content will fluctuate depending on how much of a weekend I actually have!) Edmonton/Alberta/Canada Alberta Election 2012: Nasty Tory tweet leads to …

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Clicks of the Day: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - March 7, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday, March 6 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Bed bug problem growing in Edmonton area “Edmonton is booming with bed bugs. They arrived almost a decade ago and getting rid of the pests will not be easy. Through an an access to information request filed by globalnews.ca, we have set up an interactive map below to let you see where the worst infestations …

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Clicks of the Day: Monday, November 7, 2011 Edition!

Linda Hoang - November 7, 2011

Welcome to Monday, November 7 2011’s Clicks of the Day! Zuckerberg says Amazon and Apple were allies while Google’s building “their own little version of Facebook” “He acknowledges that Facebook competes with Google who is “trying to build their own little version of Facebook,” but remarks that for one company to “win” doesn’t mean the other has to ‘lose.’” Sounds like an interesting interview! :) …

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Clicks of the Day: June 24,25,26 2011 Weekend Edition!

Linda Hoang - June 26, 2011

Welcome to the three-day roundup … Weekend Edition (June 24,25,26) of Clicks of the Day! (I only do one Clicks of the Day post for the weekends so that I can actually have a weekend, lol. And amount of content will fluctuate depending on how much of a weekend I actaully have!) Canadian Parliament Orders Postal Union Back to Work Finally. I hope my mom …

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Good News Story: Homeless Man with the Golden Voice!

Linda Hoang - January 5, 2011

Homeless Man with the Golden Voice! We are flooded with bad news each and every day. Car accidents, murders, new health scare or an estimated such and such number of people becoming unemployed, etcetera. Obviously there’s importance and value in reporting on and reading about those things, but when I was reporting in newsrooms I always preferred doing the good news stories – the profiles …

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