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Geekbook | An Internet and Online Media Zeitgeist

Geekbook highlights the daily buzz in social media and online marketing, as well as trends and cultural topics that are helping shape and inform today’s readers. Get our full feed @dreamlocal.

  • Instagram vs Twitter: As reported yesterday, Instagram stopped allowing pictures to be displayed properly on Twitter and will soon remove the previews altogether. TPM talks here about what this means for users and for the industry. (@TPM)
@HuffPostComedy Only one South Carolina favorite son can replace Jim DeMint in the Senate: Stephen Colbert
@chrislhayes I find this a strange move: 
  • Facebook Alert: In an effort to quell user confusion, Facebook’s service that allows users to see updates from other users who they are not friends with will now be referred to as “follow,” rather than “subscribe.” | AllFacebook (@allfacebook)

  • Feel Good Web: President Obama tweets that he likes girl’s purple hair during Twitter Q&A, and makes her day | Huffington Post

  • Shareable: Dog and baby appear to have an entire conversation (VIDEO) | Huffington Post
  • Quotable: “Of all of the happiest moments in my life – playing with my dog for 10 minutes is up there.” – Jimmy Fallon (@jimmyfallon)

This article was written by Jeff Howland – Online Marketing Strategist at Dream Local Digital. Jeff grew up in Maine and has lived in the midcoast area on-and-off for over 12 years. Since graduating from the University of Maine with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology, he has held positions within the industrial sector, as a software engineer, and the financial and marketing sectors, in a broad range of technology management and client support roles. Currently, Jeff is on the Boards of Directors for two local non-profit organizations in the public affairs and education sectors. Jeff combines his passion for helping people connect, with his love of reading and writing, to form the foundation of his work as a media strategist and also for his blog, MEperspective. Immersed in the social media culture and curating and sharing insights gained through spending his days and nights plugged into the online and print media stream, he works closely with our clients and team to develop and implement online marketing strategies. When ‘unplugged’ Jeff likes to go for a run or sit down with a good book. Please contact Jeff at [email protected] and for more information about Jeff, go online to: Twitter  LinkedIn  Google+

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