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2006 Bites Abercrombie & Fitch on the Skinny Jean Ass

You might have noticed a bit of a gap in the posts in the past few weeks as I took a break from writing to concentrate on some other urgent projects. Now back, let’s dig into something I heard about a few days ago. Since I don’t shop at the store, I was not aware that the retailer Abercrombie &
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EdgeRank Esoterically Unravelled [INFOGRAPHIC]

  PostRocket has created a couple of easy to understand infographic that aims to help you understand how newsfeed stories are delivered to users on Facebook. The advent of EdgeRank has some mathmatically challenged folks in marketing and elsewhere a bit lost. Remember – more see what you post than your timeline of posts. The majority of folks spend time
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“I don’t want to be engaged”

Sounds like that Newfoundland and Labrador government’s social media advisory train is off the track. First, opposition Gerry Rogers member was kicked out of the house because she would not apologize to Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Kathy Dunderdale for someone else’s Facebook posts on the group Kathy Dunderdale must GO!!!. Rogers says she was added to the group without her
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Oh Sears. Still Not Dishing it Up?

Earlier I had posted about an ad on Kijiji regarding a dishwasher (“Beautiful Sears Kenmore dishwasher -or a really nice boat anchor”). It was not necessarily for sale, but it did highlight the plight of Shauna Jones and Gerry LeBlanc regarding the old run around from Sears. Seems that the Sears reputation for standing by their products and service is
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The Road to Social Involvement

Last week I had the chance to participate in the forum regarding a local infrastructure topic. The CBC was hosting a forum and it was webcast as well as carried on the radio and the snippet of when I spoke at the 30:30 minute mark made it on the news. While not all digital in nature, the reason I came
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Social Timing Insights [Infographic]

When to post, tweet, speak, shout. This infographic from Argyle Social gives some idea as to the whowhatwherewhatwhenwha?

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Kodachroming Maps with Twitter and the ISS

As a Canadian Astronaut and current Commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield has taken hundreds of images from space and tweeted them. To Dave MacLean of the Nova Scotia Community College in Lawrencetown, N.S., the images were more than just a cool perspective from the International Space Station. MacLean teaches a class on advanced geographic sciences (geographic information
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Pearltrees. Social Worthy? Nah.

Pearltrees allows you to bookmark sites just like StumbleUpon. It mixes that function with the pinning and organizing approach of Pinterest. You can post notes and photos as well as the URLs, which are referred to as ‘pearls’. The folders you put them in and organize heirachically are called ‘pearltrees. You can then engage in an open curation of the
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Toasted: Dempsters Partners with Dee

Dempsters Bread partnered in a very unique and funny way with comedian and actor Gerry Dee. Dee, a Canadian will also benefit from this, having just released a new book. The campaign involves Dee working at a juice bar where there is a supposed promotion on added vitamins to the juice. Customers are duped in a Candid Camera fashion to
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Carefully Posting to YouTube

I chose this title for today’s blog entry as I had a whack of videos to post to YouTube, but noted to do so with care.  During the posting process you should remember to tie them to a category if you want to have them indexed. Also it is handy to create a playlist of the videos so that you
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