Twitter enhances its shiny objects
Twitter enhances its shiny objects

Twitter enhances its shiny objects – GIFs & video – in some kind experiential burst meant, we guess, to reinforce for you its coolness – in case you’ve forgotten. Oh, yea, sure, GIFs and videos have been part of the Twitter toolbox for quite a long time now but the micro-blog overlords seen to think […]

Life is a Peach
Life is a Peach

Life is a Peach and so is a brand new social network causing a lot of fuzz…er, buzz on the Internetzez over the weekend. The newest bright, shiny object of the social spaces. (Remember Ello? Heard? How about Emojli, just for emojis? Yea, it died quickly. Or, maybe, quite a few other upstart social networks.) […]

Alternative social networks – there are a few.
Alternative social networks – there are a few.

It is, of course, a holiday weekend in the United States – Fourth of July, Independence Day – and when you’re not barbecuing or shooting off fireworks you might want to check out some alternative social networks – there are a few. There are close to 1,000 social network sites, these days. Almost 180 million […]

Self censorship as evident on social channels as real life
Self censorship as evident on social channels as real life

Self censorship – particularly about public issues – is just as evident on social channels as it is in real, live, face-to-face encounters, suggests an August study by the Pew Research Center. “Overall, the findings indicate that…social media did not provide new forums for those who might otherwise remain silent to express their opinions and […]

Pauli-Haack to Leading Change Summit
Pauli-Haack to Leading Change Summit

Relevanza co-founder & chief strategist Birgit Pauli-Haack has once again been invited to share her expertise at an international tech & online media conference, the Leading Change Summit. Pauli-Haack, who is also president of Pauli Systems LC, will attend the inaugural event in San Francisco. The event, followed online with #14LCS, is created by the Nonprofit Technology […]

New, expanded social analytics for business & personal accounts
New, expanded social analytics for business & personal accounts

Social analytics are making strides daily, it seems, and both Pinterest and Twitter are rolling out new and expanded ways to measure your social media network performance. For its part, Pinterest launched its updated Pinterest Analytics around the globe for Pinterest business account users after testing it since June with a select group of 100 […]

GooglePlus…seriously, you need it!
GooglePlus…seriously, you need it!

GooglePlus, GooglePlus, GooglePlus…we’re going to keep saying it until you people wise up and start engaging with…yes, GooglePlus. We’re not kidding. If you’re online efforts don’t include Goo+ at this stage of the game (and beyond) you are not only being dropped off the back of the peloton you will likely end up stranded with […]

Tech giants fastest growing companies in history?
Tech giants fastest growing companies in history?

You bet high dollar figures get thrown about fast and loose when the matter turns to the tech giants, Internet and social media companies. No one these days discounts tech companies and social media conglomerates as passing fads and a waste of investor dollars. Only last week Twitter reported a 124 percent revenue increase for […]