Category Archives: Social Media

Instagram: Share your photos (and privacy, and potential profit) instantly!

UPDATE BELOW It’s Christmas morning, and you and the family have gathered around the tree to open presents. Your youngest gets that certain something they have been dying for, and embraces it with the perfect “squeeeee!” expression. And you got … Continue reading

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Icthus Festival 2012: Social media plan helps keep Ichthus Festival goers in the know

Just five years ago, if you were sitting at your campsite at the Ichthus Festival wondering, “What’s going on over there?” at the festival site, you’d have to get up and go see. Now, you can whip out your smartphone … Continue reading

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Bloggers for Haiti

During the two weeks of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, my former colleague Heather Chapman and net pal Alison Kerr have been running a series of contests to raise money for Alltech’s Sustainable Haiti Fund at their respective blogs, … Continue reading

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Video: Grammys Lady Gaga tribute

We aren’t too in the business of posting a video just because here at le blog, but this little collage of YouTube users’ takes on Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” face is just so cool. I’ve looked at it a dozen … Continue reading

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Jonas Brothers redux: your teen idols or theirs?

I got a lot of sympathy yesterday. It was all in good fun, as I posted on my Facebook page and Twitter that I was reviewing the Jonas Brothers show at Rupp Arena last night. “Ummm…sorry?” one local musician wrote, … Continue reading

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Political Junkie: Obama hasn’t kept those cards (texts) and letters (e-mails) coming

Yet another evening of ­kvetching about the health care debate was winding to a close Tuesday night on The Rachel Maddow Show when guest Bill Maher made a great point about President Barack Obama’s inability to get his message across. … Continue reading

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Songs of the Summer of oh-9

Years from now, I can guarantee there are two songs that will zap me back to the summer of 2009 whenever I hear them. First is a ubiquitous hit: the Black Eyed Peas’ comeback single Boom Boom Pow. It has … Continue reading

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Scenes from the set of Unrequited

They were going with the rain plan. With just five days left to film, the cast and crew of Unrequited faced something they have not seen much of in the previous three weeks of filming the teen psychological thriller in … Continue reading

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No, Twitter won’t destroy civilization

The video service Hulu, we are told in its advertising campaign, is “an evil plot to destroy the world.” That might be — he says, having been sucked into hours of watching ­reruns of Saturday Night Live and WKRP in … Continue reading

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Getting the ice storm story, a status update at a time . . .

Since signing up for Facebook and Twitter last year, it’s been fascinating to watch how events can unfold across status updates, like this ice storm, which now appears to be giving Lexington the same treatment counties just south of here … Continue reading

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