Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Do you have questions about social media? Ask our Patch Pros by leaving a comment below.
How well do you know your friends? In light of the bizarre hoax involving star Notre Dame football player Manti Te’o and a renewed focus on online friendships, the topic for this week’s Patch Pro is social media. This week’s Patch Pros are: Lisa Genosky Genosky is the owner and co-founder of Queen Bee Media. Queen Bee Media is a Twin Cities social media marketing agency. Cherie DeBrule DeBrule is the co-founder of the St. Paul Marketing Team. She designed the books Rise Above the Race and The Google Places Bible. Ask your questions in the comments section below.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Minnesota voters young and old used Twitter to talk about their Minnesota Election decisions, particularly on the proposed Marriage Amendment.
We followed a few common topics around the Twin Cities, including both sides of the Minnesota Marriage Amendment vote, and found what people were talking about on social media this Election Day. A reminder, though, that Tweeting a photo of your ballot, filled out, is stongly discouraged by the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office. Take a look.
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Library officials say their account was 'attacked' Wednesday morning.
(Update) July 7, 1:40 p.m. — The library's Twitter account is back up and running. After temporarily switching over to a new account, staff has restored the library's previous page, @hclib. Still no word on who hacked the account, and how. July 6 — Hennepin County Library's Twitter account was apparently hacked on Wednesday by an unknown party who proceeded to post a variety of "non-library" messages. Ali Turner, division manager for communications and community engagement with the library system, said the account was broken into early in the day. Library officials became aware the account had been compromised when they saw messages popping up online that weren't from Hennepin County Libraries. "We've taken the link down from our website …