One day, I received a message from my friend Nate, an iOS developer who recently moved down to LA (@nathanwchan). At first I thought it was just to chat and maybe plan to get together, explore LA’s diverse food scene, and just catch up.
But it wasn’t…
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Facebook users have been asking for a Dislike button for years now. But instead of releasing a single button, Facebook launched Reactions, a multi-emotional/reactionary response.
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Web design has come a long way since the launch of the World Wide Web (Who even calls it that nowadays?). I remember a time when the coolest websites around meant scrolling through pages of Comic Sans text with a tiled or neon bright background while listening to some low quality MIDI song in the background. (Did you know the Space Jam website is still fully functional? Check it out here.)
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Social sharing is everything on the internet
- We share the delicious meal we’re about to eat with friends who couldn’t make it.
- We show off that amazing new thing we just bought or did to our supportive friends.
- We squeeze our friends close together cheek to cheek for an epic selfie in some far-off place.
With each new picture or video clip, we’re quick to caption it, slap some hashtags on it, and post it online for others to see.
But why do we use hashtags? Are we looking to reach out to the millions of people on the Internet to connect with others of similar interests? Or are we looking to grow as a brand and gain a stronger social presence in our market? If you’re looking to expand your social reach to the right audience, you’ll need to know how to use hashtags effectively.
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This blog is pretty new, and as you can see, there have been a few tweaks and changes to the layout/design. This is mostly because I want to find a great landing page that will catch someone’s attention for that brief moment before they close out and move on to another website/window.
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