- It’s an Ice Bucket World in the Summer – The #IceBucketChallenge hit new highs this week with foreign friends, celebrities, CEO’s and even former presidents getting iced – and its watershed effect is currently washing new life in Facebook and helping define how this platform can make headlines in the future.
- What the Tweet – Sure you know all about RT, DM and #FF, but what about RLRT, OH and MT? As Twitter continues to grow, it’s developing a whole new wave of Twitter-lingo from “Tweetstorm” and “Twitter Canoe” to the sly “subtweet” – all things the savvy social media expert needs to know!
- Feeling Appy – This week brought the announcement of several notable new apps to help you do everything you used to do in person with just your phone – including professional networking on the new Tinder-like Weave app and finding comfort and anonymous friendship with Kindly.
- Social Refresher – All around the Chicagoland suburbs, kids are heading back to school. With this in mind, we embarked on a social media refresher course this week, uncovering handy tips on driving engagement with hashtags and building better blogger programs.