Tag: Instagram

What’s New in Social Media? 10.18.18

The constantly evolving world of social media is ever-changing and marketers, business owners and even the daily Facebook user should be aware of the updates. Make sure you are subscribed to our blog to get the monthly news and updates on all things social media sent right to your inbox. Let’s check out some of the latest news.   Google+ is Headed for the Google Graveyard… Read more »

A Newcomer’s Guide to Drone Videography

 At this day in age, it’s amazing to think that remote controlled drones (or UAVs) are becoming a part of everyday life. They can be seen in search and rescue applications, lighting scenarios, and of course aerial videography. When it comes to other places it can be useful, the sky is the limit (pun intended).   Let me preface this write-up by stating that I am… Read more »

3 PR Lessons from a Taylor Swift Concert and the CrossFit Games

To observe an elite star at the height of his or her powers can be vexing or inspiring. I suppose that’s why there are Instagram posts and coffee mugs to remind us all that Beyoncé also operates in a day with 24 hours – whether we’re meant to feel bad about ourselves or determined to do more is a matter of perspective. This weekend, I watched… Read more »

3 Ways to Win at Social Media (like the CIA)

I’d like to congratulate the U.S. Government. You’re winning at public relations right now. No, really. Two well-known and often maligned government agencies have found respective niches to educate and entertain, helping to project a friendlier image to the masses. There’s a few lessons we can all learn from their social media triumphs. Let’s start with the CIA. The agency renowned for keeping tight lips about… Read more »

Instagram's Photographer of the Year & My High Horse

“North Korea photojournalist named ‘Instagram photographer of the year” When I read that headline a few weeks ago I was hit with so many competing thoughts it was hard to articulate even a single word in response. A photojournalist (true professional) in North Korea (incredibly harsh atmosphere) winning an…Instagram award. Wut On one hand, chief Asia photojournalist David Guttenfelder for the Associated Press has been recognized… Read more »

Can't Leave Home Without It

I Forgot My Phone* In a world where more and more of our social interactions happen digitally, our face-to-face interactions are becoming increasingly limited, where emails have replaced phone calls and people forget that spending quality time with others involves talking, not texting. In one week, ‘I Forgot My Phone’ has gone viral – and as of 11:30 a.m. today, it’s received 14.5+ million hits (the… Read more »

Seeing Red on Boston’s Red Line: Social Media PR Combats Proposition 8

    I rode the Red Line into our Boston office yesterday morning and was greeted as usual with the glow of smart phones in the hands of commuters. The difference this time was the repeated flicker of red squares skimming past on people’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter feeds. I pulled out my own phone to check up on the club I hadn’t been invited to.  As a… Read more »

‘@MatterComm – We're on Instagram!

I actually intended to register Matter Communications on Instagram months ago, but then the whole “Instagram is going to sell your photos” thing happened. So, I waited to see what would come next… But I’m tired of waiting – Instagram is just too darn fun NOT to use! I’ve been using Instagram for about a year now, since I purchased my first iPhone. I know, I… Read more »