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Trolls and the Spotlight

Why are we doing this?   Internet troll has a Wikipedia page: “…a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory…” Trolls live under bridges, in the darkness. Leave them there without … Continue reading

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The Creepy Factor…Creeping

A couple years ago I was lucky to be part of a small gathering put together by an executive at Google. Google Plus was in full swing at the time and the conversation was wide ranging, including The Creepy Factor, … Continue reading

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Twitter is better…for now

While at the NWA convention in OKC I visited with someone who has a social media service targeting individuals as opposed to companies. The service offers metrics and coaching. We talked about the Facebook algorithm and the business owner announced … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on recent tropical storm communication

Much like Danny before it, Tropical Storm Erika was no match for dry air, wind shear, and the higher terrain of islands in the Caribbean. Fears for a landfalling Erika were unfounded for the United States, however, and Florida will … Continue reading

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Weather May Not Be Enough

We’ve talked before about the winners in the digital age. Platforms and aggregators, and here comes The Weather Channel as both. As predicted, TWC is signing up stations, at the corporate level, and wants to become “the homepage for planet … Continue reading

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Woof

Big shout-out to NBC 5 in Dallas-Fort Worth. Mission accomplished @DallasShelter. #ClearTheShelters @NBCDFW #desocuparlosalbergues @Telemundo39 #Dallas #DFW pic.twitter.com/JrUtEXr4E4 — Brian Curtis (@BrianCurtisNBC5) August 15, 2015 This is what social media is supposed to be.¬†As I understand it, the station started … Continue reading

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Hello Texoma!

Not sure if I have ever told this story. It is worth repeating. 100 years ago, when I first began interning with James Spann, I made a critical observation of how he became “James Spann”. Every day he did a … Continue reading

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