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Periscope: Social Media in Real Time

2017-05-23T20:22:44+00:00 April 17, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Have you used Periscope? It's a relatively new app that lets you "broadcast" (their term) what's going on in your world. It's real time, and your followers can indicate that they like your video by touching the screen, which produces tiny hearts that flow up from the bottom of the screen.

A New Chapter

2017-05-23T20:22:53+00:00 March 7, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

intersectionFor the past three-and-a-half years, I’ve worked part-time in marketing for Memphis Center for Urban Theological Studies (MCUTS). As MCUTS is a small nonprofit, marketing included a wide range of responsibilities — maintaining the website,  managing online advertising and social media, overseeing design projects, and writing ad copy, grants, and […]

Yik Yak: What Parents Need to Know

2017-05-23T20:23:25+00:00 January 30, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

yik_yak_appIf you have kids or grandkids in high school or college, chances are they’ve heard of this mobile app. Yik Yak allows users to post anonymous statuses and search by location — so you’ll see posts from anyone in your area, about a one-and-a-half-mile radius.

Be prepared if you’re […]

The Latest Technology — Through the Years

2016-07-27T19:36:20+00:00 June 1, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

I’m a sucker for the technology, even when it’s analog. Here’s a look at the latest technology through the years.

1980s: DayTimer

I was one of DayTimer’s best customers. It started in the mid-80s. It was the calendar/organizer I’d been looking for all my life. I started with the pocket size, then progressed to a desk size, […]

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