Size matters? Length of our posts?
Size matters? Length of our posts?

Size matters, we are told, in the ongoing debate about length of social media posts. And, indeed, some valuable considerations about length should be taken into consideration when posting to the various social channels. (Sure, we know what you’re thinking.) Obviously, most social channels have limits to the number of characters available for a post. […]

Penguin update: quality content has nothing to fear
Penguin update: quality content has nothing to fear

Penguin is Google’s anti-spam campaign embedded in its ever-improving search algorithms and the latest version reportedly began rolling out over the weekend. Fear not, boys and girls who produce solid, authentic, informative content on your sites, you are not the target of the anti-spam police working inside the Google universe. The overall effort of Penguin […]

Voice search: talk to the hand
Voice search: talk to the hand

Voice search – yea, we’re starting to get the hang of it, extending our verbal intercourse to the dubya-dubya-dubya in search of our 411. The kids are all doin’ it. At least that the conclusion of a survey of 1,400 Americans conducted by Google and published October 14. Voice search – also called semantic search […]

Relevanza expands to North Carolina.
Relevanza expands to North Carolina.

Relevanza expands to North Carolina. Next Level digital marketing and communications has come to the glorious mountains of Western North Carolina as Relevanza, one of the premier digital marketing agencies in the Southeastern U.S. expands to serve clients in the region. Founded four years ago in Naples, FL., Relevanza has grown rapidly and currently serves […]

Sending money with Twitter – in France
Sending money with Twitter – in France

Apparently, avant-garde today means sending money with Twitter. The French Twitterati can now send money via everyone’s favorite micro-blogging social network, according to press reports and this site where users sign up. The catch is you can send no more than €140. No, just kidding. Twitter and French bank BPCE announced the money-sending partnership last week […]

Messaging app in comics. Not kidding: comiXchat
Messaging app in comics. Not kidding: comiXchat

What we need is a messaging app in comics. Wait…what? Yea, we know you’ve all been thinking it: “wish I could send messages to friends in comic book form.” Well, relax nerds. Just when you thought messaging apps couldn’t get any more obtuse (remember the emoji-only messaging app?) along comes comiXchat, a messaging app which […]

Tons of Snapchat photos hacked, released.
Tons of Snapchat photos hacked, released.

Um, yea, know all those Snapchat photos you thought disappeared? Not so much. Plenty of news reports are surfacing today which tell the story of “hundreds of thousands” of Snapchat photos – the kind which supposedly disappeared after a few minutes – have actually been compiled and stored in a third-party database. A flood of […]

Google will help you pay your bills
Google will help you pay your bills

Google wants to help you pay your bills. Well, not help you – as in, pay your bills for you. (And, hey Google, why not? You have all the money in the world!) No, no; Google just wants to remind you to pay your bills. Google announced October 7 it is including in its Google […]

Oh, now Facebook may allow anonymity
Oh, now Facebook may allow anonymity

So, now, after considerable heat, Facebook may be rethinking anonymity. The New York Times reported October 8 the social behemoth is working on a new, stand alone mobile app which will allow users to interact with others using a pseudonym or, um, veiled avatar “according to two people briefed on Facebook’s plans, who spoke on […]