Facebook Hashtags, Veronica Mars & Kickstarter, and Pi Day: the Social 6 for 3/14/13

Busy busy day out there today, I tell you! I had about 4-5 great links that didn’t even make it today into our top six. The ones that made it were great picks, including Veronica Mars and the power of crowdfunding, a great Pam Moore analysis of Google’s odd ways of servicing customers, and how… Continue reading Facebook Hashtags, Veronica Mars & Kickstarter, and Pi Day: the Social 6 for 3/14/13

Duane Reade, Pandora Jewelry, Songdrop, and Apple’s War Chest: the Social 6 for 3/4/12

Today was a busy busy day, which is par for the course for a Monday, and we have plenty of great reading material. Some of the highlights included the launch of Pandora in New York City hosted by Pretty Connected, the rise of Songdrop, how Duane Reade is getting hyperlocal right, and more. Here’s your… Continue reading Duane Reade, Pandora Jewelry, Songdrop, and Apple’s War Chest: the Social 6 for 3/4/12

Foursquare Discounts, Mailbox, Gamification & Heroic Pigs: the Social 6 for 2/26/13

Incredibly busy day all around! The social sharing around my links was probably 250% what it was on a normal day. Is there something in the water? Today we had plenty of great news, including surprisingly stats about the future of gamification, some viral marketing that tricked quite a few of us, and how not… Continue reading Foursquare Discounts, Mailbox, Gamification & Heroic Pigs: the Social 6 for 2/26/13

The Onion Missteps, Running Apps, Facebook Ad Changes, Twitter Hacks: the Social 6 for 2/25/13

Yesterday was an action-packed day, if you’re a social media nerd like me. Enough so that plenty of great contestants didn’t get onto the list. The stories left standing, of course, make up a very diverse Social 6, from a rundown of running apps, to Netflix’s use of analytics to power their programming, to a… Continue reading The Onion Missteps, Running Apps, Facebook Ad Changes, Twitter Hacks: the Social 6 for 2/25/13

Papal Twitter, Framebench, & Facebook Insights Fail: the Social 6 Weekend Edition

Hope you all had wonderful weekends! The last few days (I’m including Friday), to be honest, weren’t mindblowing with news & views. In fact, some of the links I shared were — gasp — a few days old! Nevertheless, there are kernels of gold in here, including details about collaboration platform Framebench, Facebook’s Page Insights… Continue reading Papal Twitter, Framebench, & Facebook Insights Fail: the Social 6 Weekend Edition

Twitter Ads API, Square’s POS Initiative, & Tweetbot: the Social 6 for 2/20/13

Very busy day for me, between meetings and Social Media Week events, and a very busy for news all over the Internet! In case you were busy running around like I was, you might have missed great news about Tweetbot, some helpful shortcuts courtesy of Mashable, Square’s major POS initiative, and Twitter’s Ads API, which… Continue reading Twitter Ads API, Square’s POS Initiative, & Tweetbot: the Social 6 for 2/20/13

Snapchat, Nextdoor, FONYFW, & Tweet-to-Buy: the Social 6 for 2/12/13

Today was actually a pretty busy day around the Internetz, with plenty of strong stories sadly being left off of the Social 6. The good news is that the ones that made the cut are pretty sweet, including plenty of app news (Snapchat, Winston, Nextdoor), another reason to get an Amex card, and the most… Continue reading Snapchat, Nextdoor, FONYFW, & Tweet-to-Buy: the Social 6 for 2/12/13

Fox News Gaffes, Basecamp, Rental Boyfriends, & Racial Bias in Google Ads? The Social 6, Weekend Recap

Hope you all enjoyed this past weekend! If you were off gallivanting, you may have missed some of the top stories I shared and subsequently, were re-shared/clicked on by my social audience. This weekend we had great news & views including Basecamp’s official iOS debut after years and years, some troubling data about Google ads,… Continue reading Fox News Gaffes, Basecamp, Rental Boyfriends, & Racial Bias in Google Ads? The Social 6, Weekend Recap

Twitter and Vine Upgrades, Facebook Quitters, and the Gun Debate: the Social 6 for 2/6/13

Over the last 24 hours, we had six great stories from six different publications, covering everything from the gun debate’s divisiveness on Twitter to an interview with Erik Lautier of Lacoste on the Going Social site, to stats about Facebook quitters to updates to Twitter and Vine. Here’s your Social 6: #6:¬†Things Get Rough on… Continue reading Twitter and Vine Upgrades, Facebook Quitters, and the Gun Debate: the Social 6 for 2/6/13

Vine, Graph Search, #CMAD, and Google+ Rising: the Social 6 for 1/28/13

Today was a busy day out there, with more views about Facebook’s Graph Search, a great Likeable post in honor of Community Manager Appreciation Day, and more on Vine (Christopher S. Penn’s first line made me laugh out loud. Here’s your Social 6: #6:¬†3 Reasons Facebook Graph Search Is Not A Marketer’s Dream (Fast Company)… Continue reading Vine, Graph Search, #CMAD, and Google+ Rising: the Social 6 for 1/28/13