You didn’t offer a whisper of protest to the new format for the summary of stories and posts from around the Web, so I’m sticking with it. By the way, I’m writing from a hotel room in Los Angeles—my hometown—where I’m speaking at the Global Intranet Forum. You’re welcome to follow my link blog, where I collect the items from which I draw material for the Wrap, as well as for my podcast, For Immediate Release.
Apple, notoriously absent from social media when it comes to hardware, has launched into social media in an unlikely place. The Tumblr blog at isee5c.tumblr.com is dedicated to the lower-cost, multi-color iPhone. The Read More »
Anything that takes root on the Web eventually finds its way into the enterprise. Social visual communication has exploded in the last few years with the success of Instagram, Pinterest and other tools, along with the surge in photo sharing via Facebook and other social networks. Creative internal communicators found ways to take advantage of these external resources for internal purposes, but how long would it take before tools designed for employee-to-employee photo sharing emerged?
(c) Can Stock PhotoThe holiday break is over and we’re all getting back into the swing of work. The first few days of 2014 have seen no shortage of news and reports of interest to communicators, and the first Wrap of the new year features some gems. As always, you can keep up with all the stories I collect on my link blog at LinksFromShel.tumblr.com.
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Adult adoption of social media continues to grow
More and more adults continue to adopt social media, with Facebook maintaining its status as the top platform even as an increasing number of adults tap into more than one social network per day. According to new data from Read More »
Here at Holtz Communication + Technology, we hope your holiay season has been everything you wished for and that 2014 brings you success and happiness. Even as things wound down for the year at HC+T headquarters, I still collected a treasure trove of great stories you may have missed. You can check out (and follow) the collection of stories from which I select items for the Wrap at LinksFromShel.tumblr.com.
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Teens fleeing Facebook doesn’t mean much
Facebook has acknowledged that teens are leaving the social network for other services where their parents can’t keep track of them, and a recent UK study confirms the teen Read More »
You would think the holiday season would mean a slowdown in news, research and reports, but the last week has seen plenty of useful and usable content cross my feeds. Here are some of the stories I found most interesting, even though they didn’t bubble to the top of the trend lists. If you’d like to follow every story I peg for possible inclusion in the Friday Wrap, visit my link blog at LinksFromShel.tumblr.com.
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Executives are finally figuring out social media
The last several years have produced a number of studies and reports showing that the C-suite thinks social media is someone else’s job. Notably, a study from Read More »
(c) Can Stock PhotoI don’t usually start the Wrap with a commercial, but I want to let you know about an eight-week, interactive, online workshop I’m presenting with my friend and colleague, Thornley Fallis CEO Joseph Thornley. For the third year, we’re offering the course on strategic social media through IABC. Each week, you’ll work through a multimedia learning module created using a state-of-the-art online learning program. There are opportunities for discussion on a closed Facebook group with other workshop participants and Joe and me participating. And each week we host a conference call to review key points and address Read More »