The Hobson & Holtz Report #818: Do we really have to take emoji seriously?

The Hobson & Holtz Report

Intro: New FIR Podcast Network show: The Fellows Circle debuts live on July 30;

Quick News: Twitter deletes tweets on DCMA grounds; consolidation in the social media space; Residence Inns lures Millennials with booze, food trucks, and augmented reality; LinkedIn adds lead-generation tool to SlideShare; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop;

News That Fits: Do we really have to take emoji seriously?; Dan York’s Tech Report; Edward Snowden’s message to the IETF, Instagram brings search to the web, using Facebook author tags to grow your audience, and more; listener comments; do you need guidance on how to use Twitter such as that produced for members of Parliament?; Igloo Software promo; the past week on the FIR Podcast Network;

Music from Fly Golden Eagle; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report for July 13, 2015: A 64-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Monday, August 3…