It seems another intern season has come to end. This year we were graced with the presence of Greek! Not a divine presence from Mount Olympus, but we got the next best thing: Isabella Meyer, a sorority sister from Delta Phi Epsilon.
So, you’ve got a fancy Facebook cover photo and a profile picture that epitomize your brand. Your “About Us” section is perfectly formatted, timeline photos are exact dimension, all of your links are shortened and your content is on point. Think your page can’t look any better? Think again, because Shortstack is ready to take your Facebook page to the next level.
Instagram rolled out the first significant change to the way we use their platform this week since their billion-dollar acquisition by Facebook. Photo tagging feature allows users to select friends in their photos and tag them with a link to their Instagram account. It has Facebook feel with a more elegant execution. If users choose, photos tagged of them appear on a new section of their profile.
Pheed is being touted as one of the hottest new social media apps out there. At one point, it was the most downloaded social networking app in the iTunes Store, with more downloads than even Facebook and Twitter. Will Pheed break new boundaries with the social media savvy? Or is it just another fad or network focused on the teenage crowd pulling away from their parents on Facebook?
ChatterBlast got a burst of energy when Lou Perseghin joined our team in November 2012 as our new Client Services Manager.
He’s a die-hard Baltimore Orioles fan from Bel Air, MD, who graduated from La Salle’s School of Communication. He’s an instigator of Side A versus Side B arguments and a proud father to his pitbull pup, Daisy and two cats, Millie and Walter. We decided to sit down to get Lou’s take on the social media landscape.
Do you know where YOUR market lives online? It's well-known that Pinterest is a favorite of the fairer sex, but what about Facebook? LinkedIn or Google+? Twitter? What about social gaming? This infographic from Digital Flash NYC sheds a unique light on gender demographics on social media; you may find the statistics surprising!
ChatterBlast Spotlight: Matthew
Keeping up our spirits in the bleak winter months, a fantastic intern named Matthew joined our ranks from the Germantown Friends School. Matthew, a junior, entered our ChatterBlast amusement park unsure of what to expect. At first timid to ride the Twitter bumper cars, Matt ended his month-long stay flying up and down the Facebook Kingda Ka (Six Flags New Jersey, anyone?) with hands raised as he typed away! A legacy from Germantown Friends, Matthew quickly learned that last year, his schoolmate Sam worked with ChatterBlast in the same capacity.
Sick of new 'must-try' apps yet? Didn't think so!
Meet Vine. Your next creative outlet isn't filter-laden and feature rich, but rather a very simple video app that gives you six seconds to make and share whatever type of motion imagery you want. And yeah, they had a little bit of a porn problem in the early going. We were all teenagers once, let's move on.
It was only a few short years ago that we met our friend Twitter. Within months, everyone swore it was “over-hyped," “unexplainable," and my consistent favorite – “used by nobody.” But that little blue bird stuck to it, and now even your Aunt Gladys is tweeting! And with the growth of Twitter, and the dawn of the Age of Instagram, the hashtag has crept into our everyday lives. And make no mistake about it – you're using the hashtag WRONG! But, I’m going to fix that.
Hey, Philadelphians! Are you looking to start your weekend off with a celebration? If so, come out to the Philadelphia DoGooder Awards Ceremony on Thursday, February 21st at 7 p.m. at University of the Arts – Hamilton Hall (corner of Broad & Pine). Come support and encourage the local artists, entrepreneurs, and leaders who have given so much to the Greater Philadelphia Area!