Google Search as an events concierge
Google Search as an events concierge

Taking a page from Facebook’s enormously successful Events feature, the ubiquitous pocket oracle is beefing up Google Search as an events concierge. Now that our smartphones are in common use as personal assistants we’ve become accustomed to reaching for them to find upcoming entertainment and events, especially as weekends approach. Most entertainment venues have long […]

Facebook events subscribe feature for pages?
Facebook events subscribe feature for pages?

Facebook appears to be adding an events subscribe tab to pages for businesses, organizations – brands which produce events on a regular basis. This could be a very big deal. (And, yea, we know. We checked the calendar to make sure this wasn’t some elaborate April Fool’s Day gag.) Although Facebook itself has yet to […]

Reach for the stars; or how to plan live-tweeting your next event
Reach for the stars; or how to plan live-tweeting your next event

Sunday was another milestone in the history of the social webs. A photo posted on Twitter broke the record for retweets when Ellen Degeneres, otherwise just another Oscar host, organized a star-populated photo from the audience floor and posted it on Twitter. She said at the time she wanted to break the record, to be […]