Sandy shows the power of social media as a news source

Instagram let us filter storm photos by location.

If your media habits are at all like mine, you got as much if not more of your news about Sandy yesterday from social media. Not only did the hashtag #Sandy dominate Twitter, providing an endless stream of updates from both media properties and individuals, Twitter itself created a page to serve as a content […]


Boston’s FutureM gets bigger and better

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It’s year three for FutureM, Boston’s annual marketing and technology conference. And while it may not yet rival SxSW or the now global Social Media Week, its local influence continues to grow. Think of it as the city’s answer to the MIMA Summit in Minneapolis. This week’s four-day event has 100-plus speakers and more than […]


Springpad gets better as a curating platform

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I’ve been playing around with the new updates and features on Springpad* and there’s no doubt they make the platform more useful and productive than ever. The onboarding process is clear and encouraging. The UX for the entire site is vastly improved – it’s easier and more intuitive to add content. And best of all […]