Esmeralda Portillo

Tag Archive: Social Media

  • Twitter Keyboard Push
    07th, March
    Weird Social Situations, Thanks to Twitter

    Friendster, MySpace, Facebook, Twitter; it’s so weird that the impulse to share every thought that pops into our head is a concept we’ve only had for 12 years or so. MySpace and Facebook gave us the opportunity to share our cat photos with close friends, but Twitter came along and changed the game when it provided the option for anyone…

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  • Google Plus YouTube Comments
    20th, January
    Did the Integration of Google Plus Make YouTube Comments Worse?

    On November 6th, 2013 YouTube announced that it had begun implementing their new comment system: all users were now required to integrate their YouTube accounts with Google+. Their reasoning for this drastic change was to diminish spam and help personalize the YouTube experience by showcasing comments from those you care about (friends in your circle)….

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  • Internal Link
    09th, December
    The Horror of Improper Internal Linking

    The internet is a wondrous place! It’s full of facts and funny memes that quickly become a rabbit hole of information you never thought you’d care to know: Ladybugs are carnivorous poisonous bugs; you didn’t need to know that but now it’s in your memory bank! Because of this endless stream of data I often find myself…

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  • Twitter Oops
    13th, November
    Twitter: You’re Doing It Wrong

    Twitter is a fantastic tool to connect with audiences and build relationships, and despite the business itself having some missteps, it will continue to bring people together to discuss the latest season finale or political blunder. Celebrities, who have some of the most passionate audiences, thus have much to gain from joining this growing social…

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  • Cauton Spoiler Ahead
    30th, September
    TV + Social Media: You’re Doing It Wrong

    How often do you take a moment to stop and think how fascinating society is and how it’s evolved? There are some behaviors once the norm that are no longer so publicly accepted (e.g., smoking in bars)—in that same token, there are habits people have now that would be superfluous just a few years ago. One of the new…

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