Yearly Archives: 2012


Pizza Boxing Day Challenge

So Boxing Day isn’t recognized in the United States, although most English speaking countries do observe it (meaning it’s considered a holiday and workers are given the day off). There isn’t one identified origin of Boxing Day but from my research the most commonly written about theories of origin include giving gifts (and leftovers) to […]

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What’s the fuss Instagram users?

News of Instagram changing their terms of service and privacy policy sent users in a complete pandemonium yesterday. Most saying they were going to shut down their Instagram account, others not sure what they were going to do but weren’t happy. Once the Internet started buzzing (you know Social Media is the quickest way to […]


Boycott Psy

The word “boycott” became the embodiment for economic ostracism when an Irish landowner, Charles Boycott, evicted tenants due to non-payment. Because of this action his employees stopped working for him, businesses wouldn’t take his money and even the postman stopped delivering his mail. Today we still use the word boycott in reference to nonviolent protest […]


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Twitter has replaced Instagram.

Last week we talked about the less than amicable relationship between Instagram and Twitter. Well, yesterday Twitter confirmed they have rolled out their own photo filtering service. They partnered with Aviary to allow Tweeters the access to edit and refine photos right within Twitter. Although Instagram officially disabled the photo integration with Twitter on December […]


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Social media frenemies?

At one time (not so long ago) Twitter and Instagram were buddies. But as of yesterday, Instagram disabled Twitters ability to correctly display photos. Now, shouldn’t social media outlets be social with one another? Instagram bluntly said it took this action to increase direct traffic from Twitter to their site. Instagram is mention almost every […]


New Website for Tech/Gadget Hagglers

A new Website launched in October called Greentoe. It’s pretty simple. You have your eye on some tech or gadgets but you don’t want to pay the price tag listed at the store. Greentoe has thousands of items listed through a network of small to big box stores. You submit a price you would like […]

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Social Media Impact

The Socially Aware blog (published by Morrison & Foerester, devoted to the law and business of social media) posted an infographic on online behavior of Americans, habits in reference to second-screen, demographic patterns and year over year changes. One of the things I found interesting is that the male population are among the “fastest growing […]


Gift ideas – only 26 days left!

So my Christmas countdown clock says there are only 26 days (I won’t get into hours and minutes) left until Christmas is finally here. Every year at THAT! Company we have a White Elephant exchange at our Christmas party (Yes, I said Christmas party – it might not be politically correct but I said it anyway).Every year […]

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