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Screenshot of pending Facebook Page invites

Facebook Page invites waiting to be accepted

Did you know there is a section on Facebook that lists all the pending invites for Pages you’ve been invited to? Apparently over the years people have invited me to lots of Pages, but I haven’t accepted the invite! How to get to your pending Page invites Just go to: https://www.facebook.com/pages/?category=invites Page invites I just …

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Idea: a script to find Flickr photos being used online

Flickr is a great place to find photos to use. Many photographers assign their photos with a Creative Commons license, so any can use the photos. (there are different requirements with this license. Some require attribution. Some don’t allow profit use.) Whenever I see an article using a Flickr image, I almost always click over …

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Twitter Jack Dorsey on Twitter follower count and reply rate

Twitter CEO says the important stat is reply rate, not follower count

I love this quote from the CEO of Twitter on the number of followers a person has: “I don’t think that’s the number you should be focused on. I think what is more important is the number of meaningful conversations you’re having on the platform. How many times do you receive a reply?” Too often …

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@tribuneagency

I’m now managing the @TribuneAgency Twitter account

Yesterday I started to manage the @TribuneAgency account again. This is the Twitter account for Tribune Content Agency. We are the branch of Tribune Publishing that syndicates and licenses content from all over the place. I created the Twitter account in 2013. I ran it for a couple years, then some of my coworkers ran …

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Tribune Publishing logo, 2018

Tribune Publishing new logo, replacing the old tronc logo

The first time most Tribune Publishing employees (myself included) saw our new logo was on our Cisco phone display this morning. As a designer, I enjoy that my first experience with our brand was in 8-bit grayscale. For the Tribune employees who check their email on the way into the office, their first experience of …

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List of blog posts

I have a problem with Evernote. I use it an archive, not as active in-progress writing.

When you write a blog post or a draft of something, where do you save it? I put all my blog posts into Evernote. It’s a great app to save documents and images. Having all my blog drafts together in one organized place is so handy. All the drafts are searchable. When you go to …

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Rare hashtags

It’s funny to find hashtags on Instagram that are rarely used. When commenting on a photo, I’ll often combine two words together into a hashtag. And then I click on the hashtag to see if there any other photos. Apparently is the first Instagram photo with the hashtag: #comiccompilations in the comments No photo has ever …

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