For the past few years GFM has sent team members to attend South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) to hone our social media skills. We’ve learned a lot from the sessions – but this year we’re hoping to add to the mix by presenting a session titled “Coding Culture: Programming a Best Place to Work” featuring our founder, Laura Love.
If you have just a few minutes (honestly – it’s fast), we’d really appreciate you taking the following steps to help us ensure Laura gets to speak about the amazing GFM culture at SXSWi in 2015!
- Follow this link
- Select “sign in” in the upper right; “create account” and follow instructions
- Confirm account and sign in
- Select “search/vote” and type in Coding Culture
- Click on the “thumbs up” to vote for our panel!
It’s that simple. Thanks, in advance, for your help. Now on to our weekly reads…
Ragan’s PR Daily: Facebook Cracks Down on Clickbait
We’ve all seen (and probably clicked) them before – sneaky Facebook posts designed to lure us into clicking a link to find out “the rest of the story.” But not all of these posts lead to valuable content and Facebook is on a mission to reduce “click-baiting” and bring back legitimate content.
New York Times Bits Blog: Save the Fav, Twitter’s Digital Body Language
This article is worth a read if for no other reason than to get the author’s take on the “body language” of a “favorite” on Twitter – love it! But more importantly, know that Twitter is using favorites as a barometer for good content and will be slipping highly fave’d content into your Twitter stream soon.
re/code: Instagram Unveils Hyperlapse, a Stand-Alone App for Time-Lapse Videos
Who doesn’t love a good time-lapse video? With the new app Hyperlapse they’re easy to make and, while not required, just as easy to upload to Facebook or Instagram. Record up to 45 minutes of video and then speed it up. Read this article for more.
Venture Beat: Pinterest Rolls Out Analytics to Reel Brands In
Finally! Pinterest has rolled out some snazzy analytics for business account holders. From pin-specific insights to broader data including audience demographics, these insights could be very helpful for brands looking to make a splash on this platform. We’ll be toying around with the new analytics – stay tuned for a more comprehensive analysis.
What GFM Blogged About This Week:
Lessons From a CBS4 Editorial Meeting
Going (Sort of) Viral on Social Media