Facebook launches AI capabilities on Messenger

July 30, 2017
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With Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant slowly progressing in to our lives it was bound that Facebook will add the same to Messenger.  M was intended to make Messenger more of an organization tool. In a recent Social Media Today article, it was stated that Facebook refined M in to a new assistant […]

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Content & Marketing: Two Peas In A Pod

July 26, 2017
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Content & Marketing: 2 peas in a pod

Hi everyone! Sharon here (@sharonmostyn) – I know you’re accustomed to seeing Chris (@sourcePOV) for the 4th Wednesday #smchat #contentseries, but I’ll be moderating the July 26, 2017 Twitter chat in his absence. Since my focus is generally on Marketing, I’m combining a bit of both worlds during this chat.   I recently Tweeted a […]

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How do you keep up when you’re supposed to be taking time off?

July 10, 2017
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Time Off?

Sorry this week’s framing post is late! My favorite (and only) husband and I just got back from a week away and I’m still catching up. I’m fortunate that I’ve got two partners at Creativation Marketing and we cover for one another when we’re on vacation. There’s still that rush before time off to make […]

AI-driven moderation in social apps

July 4, 2017
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What could be better, right? Finally, a fine example of applied AI that doesn’t feel threatening! Instagram recently implemented this and sure, this sounds like a win-win: applying AI within a practical and useful context that aims to mitigate online meanness and negativity within the app’s social ethos. But why does it all sound too […]

Face Off: WordPress vs. Medium (next on the #smchat #contentseries)

June 27, 2017
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With Medium offering writers an alternative place to post their work, some wonder about the future of blog sites like WordPress. I just posted on Medium about this. It’s our #smchat #contentseries background frame for WEDS 6/28 at 1pm ET. Read the detailed analysis here: Face Off: WordPress vs. Medium Content developers may have a bias for […]

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Integrated Marketing Today and Tomorrow

June 13, 2017
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All About Integrated Marketing Virtual Conference & Expo, presented by Target Marketing Magazine

#SMChat will be joined by special guest Thorin McGee, Editor-in-Chief/Content Director for Target Marketing magazine. Thorin will be joining the Twitter chat using the Target Marketing handle. I met Thorin at a recent Marketing Sherpa conference, so what’s more appropriate than to start by mentioning Target Marketing’s Integrated Marketing Virtual Conference? It’s free, so please join […]

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The mesmerizing tech monopoly

June 4, 2017
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artwork by Justin Bower

A recent post from The Verge, managed to surface one jaw-dropping perspective: By positioning themselves as the platforms on top of which information technology across every sector now runs, these titans of tech become the new centers of gravity for our economy, growing in size, scope, and influence while everyone else struggles not to fall […]