A Few Geeky Things

1) Facebook Page Insights: I recently wrote an article for Poynter about how the new Facebook page insights can help organizations do better testing and experimentation. Check out the article here: 5 Ways to Increase Engagement With Facebook’s New Page Insights.

2) Did you know that you cannot pin animated GIFs (or at least I can’t figure out how to do it). I learned this when I tried to pin the following gif. On Pinterest it’s just a static image. boo. hiss.


3) One of my favorite free social media services is making headlines today, Topsy! They announced that they’ve indexed tweets since 2006. Amazing. For Web editors/social media peeps you have to use Topsy when tracking hashtags. I used it for our Conference and found all kind of great data and information.

4) I have been listening to Turntable.fm recently and love it! It’s a pretty retro concept – you have a “chat room” with DJs and listeners. The DJs play some tunes and people can just listen (which is what I do) or you can chat with each other and the DJs. They have different “rooms,” but my favorite so far has been Indie While You Work. Test it out – it’s free.


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About Stephanie Y.

I'm a professional news writer in Frederick, Maryland. I blog at S.Y. Ciphers.

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