Beyond Social Media - Online Political Ads - Episode 287

Episode 287: BL and David discuss the controversy over social media political ads and two of the proposed solutions; The Climate Trail video game that takes place in the climate change apocalypse; Samsung’s selfie satellite fail; Yahoo Groups’ move to email-only; unrest on the Facebook campus; the trend toward video games as spectator sport epitomized with the launch of the Minnesota Vikings’ eSports team; hot dog boy gets a ride in Oscar Mayer’s weinermobile; McDonald’s social media fail; Amazon’s Choice paid reviews; Joe Biden’s domain fiasco; political Twitter; and much, much more.

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Episode 184: Co-hosts B.L. Ochman and David Erickson discussed Facebook’s live video problems; the Juicero press test; Minnesota cops celebrate 4/20 Day; Google’s talentless drawing app; the personalization of Google Home; branded Easter eggs; Steve Ballmer’s USA Facts; a potential Google ad-blocker; An Inconvenient Tooth; Facebook getting Instant Articles pushback; a false twins story; a scary phishing expedition; …and much, much more.

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Beyond Social Media Show - Google Plus Collections - Episode 95

Co-hosts B.L. Ochman & David Erickson discussed Carly Fiornina’s domain fail; tweets in Google; Google+ Collections; dogs by drone; BuzzFeed’s Pound tool; Taylor Swift music video posters; plus great new apps and important stats and a lot of stuff in between.

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Beyond Social Media Show 89 - Ask SeaWorld

Co-hosts B.L. Ochman & David Erickson discussed Ted Cruz’s domain name registry fail; another report of Google+’s death; SeaWorld’s Twitter backlash; how social media can ruin your sex life; Matthew McConaughey’s commercial goes up in smoke; the X-Files return; Augmented reality gaming; art museum’s use of social media; plus great new apps and important stats and a lot of stuff in between.

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