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This week we chat with IT and Marketing Specialist Paul O'Flaherty about how to market with social media!
This week we chat with IT & Marketing Specialist Paul O'Flaherty about how to market with social media!
Stuffed Week - BTR teaches you how to boost your website’s SEO without attracting Google penalties.
Obstacle Week - Is social media an obstacle to memory?
Have you ever wished there was some way to know if the jeans you’re about to order online will actually be a good fit for you? Someone you could consult, like a good friend who has the same pair and can tell you her experience. Enter Fitbay: the new social media site that’s connecting body doubles around the world, to better match you with your perfect fashion fit! Christian Wylonis is the innovator behind this new Copenhagen-born, New York-based platform, and on today’s show, Christian will talk about how Fitbay functions as a social media/fashion service, the feedback and data it gathers in order to find users’ ideal styles, some of the label trends and patterns that the Fitbay team have noticed during the site’s beta phase, and more. Plus, I’ve got a playlist full of songs from some of this year’s best releases, including tracks from Lia Ices, Sharon Van Etten, The Melodic, and Sylvan Esso. So join us this hour on BreakThru Radio to find out how you can become a more savvy & “fit” online shopper!
Unexpected Week - Opinion: How mistruths about HIV and Ebola impact the masses.
Anti-Social Week - Social media does have its benefits.
Anti-Social Week – The director of the viral short film 'Aspirational' chats about how fans interact with celebrities these days.
It's Anti-Social Week on BTR! On today's show, we’re talking with the minds behind two of the most provocative viral videos on the subject of how the Digital Age is doing more to keep us apart rather than bring us together.
Anti-Social Week - Rapper Prince Ea talks with BTR about his ideals and influences.
Does Ello have what it takes to overthrow Facebook from its social media throne?
Emotion Week - Emotionally cheating in a relationship may prove more destructive than a physical affair.
BTR Sports with Sam, Kory and Kristy is a sports show focusing on more than just the results and clichés. Each week we take an in-depth look at a topic from the world of sport from a broader, cultural angle. This week for Share Week we weigh in on the Ray Rice and Bruce Levenson stories, and discuss what athletes should and shouldn’t share over social media and when they do if it brings us closer to them or drives us further away.
John Knefel of the Radio Dispatch podcast chats about why Westerners are joining the ISIS.
Trending Week - Are you a social media amateur looking to go pro? Here are some essential tips you need to know.
A new craze where people fake their vacations on social media misses the point of travel entirely.
Photo Week - The best accounts to follow to find the most mind-blowing images on the web.
This week, The Hash covers 'Married at First Sight,' Facebook and today's teens, and an ignorant Vine that went viral.
BTR investigates the process of gaining iconic fame in our digital age.
It's Mash-Up Week on BTR! On today's show, "Pop Culture Pirate" Elisa Kreisinger chats about copyright law and how the struggle of being a feminist consumer of media is real, and later the man behind the "Puglet" Kickstarter tells us what it's like to be a non-news story in the mainstream media.
Rising in popularity this year, social media prenups are designed to protect the parties involved from embarrassing or unflattering social media posts either during the marriage or in the case of a break up. Often a clause in a larger prenuptial agreement, depending on the financial status of the couple, a violation can result in a hefty fine for the offending party. This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people if they would consider signing such an agreement.
Straight White Boys Texting (dot Tumblr dot com!) and the failure of all inclusive sex-positivity on the internet.
How ISIS wages war over social media and the international backlash against it.
Have you ever wished for a social app designed just for fashion? Well, WiShi is here to grant your wish! Part virtual closet from “Clueless,” part Polyvore, WiShi gives you access to an unlimited social circle of fellow fashionistas, who are all ready and excited to help you look your best! On today’s show, WiShi’s Lia Kislev talks about how she and co-founder Hila Angel developed their idea for this ingenious app, she offers some tips on how to use WiShi’s great features, and she shares some exciting new developments coming up for the WiShi community! Plus, a playlist full of great new music - I’ve got the latest today from My Brightest Diamond, Spider Bags, Matt Kivel, and a sneak peek at the upcoming debut from SOS, a talented new electronic duo out of Portland. So join us for a stylishly social hour with Sew & Tell on BTR!
With all the software and apps out there for improving photos these days, it may be hard to imagine sharing one without tweaking it at least a little, but do edited photos represent the real you? This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people if they enhance or edit their photos before putting them online and how far is too far when it comes to altering physical appearance in photos.
Interactive documentaries are the next step in film evolution.
A new wave of social media celebrities has arisen with the popularity of Vine videos.
A new study claims Tumblr has more social TV activity than Twitter.
These days, parents have more outlets for showing off pictures of their kids beyond the wallet-sized class photos of yesteryear. This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people how much say children should have in how they are featured on their parents' social media accounts.
Facebook and Reddit offer different consequences of confessing crimes online.
"Dogist" Elias Weiss Friedman and Stephanie McCombie of "ifitwags" talk animal blog photography.
A new social media platform for residents of the same address fosters vertical community.
The battle between old media and new rages on, a synergy of the two the most likely outcome.
Old screenshots, catchy titles, virtual landmarks, historical and future speculation as Facebook marks its first decade.

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