28 01, 2011

You shall not pass: Is it time for Twitter to boost its character limit?

2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00

By MATT SCHULER, Digital Architect, Marx Layne I read on Financial Times this morning that TweetDeck, my Twitter app of choice, has unveiled what it calls Deck.ly.  The service, similar to TwitLonger, will allow users to send out messages that are longer than the 140-character limit imposed by Twitter.  It prompts the very serious question, [...]

You shall not pass: Is it time for Twitter to boost its character limit? 2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00
27 01, 2011

Do you know who I know? Twitter Adds Connections

2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00

By MATT SCHULER, Digital Architect, Marx Layne I noticed something interesting last night when checking out my latest followers on Twitter. Take a look at Rick Wion’s page below. He’s the Director of Social Media for McDonald’s. You might not see it right away, so I’ll point it out. Twitter added Connections yesterday, a new way [...]

Do you know who I know? Twitter Adds Connections 2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00
25 01, 2011

One number to rule them all: Google Voice unveils number porting

2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00

By MATT SCHULER, Digital Architect, Marx Layne Have you used Google Voice?  Do you even know what it is? In short, Google Voice allows you to bind all of your phone numbers in to one super number.  Your Google Voice number will ring your home phone, cell phone, work phone or any other number you [...]

One number to rule them all: Google Voice unveils number porting 2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00
17 01, 2011

Perseverance still prevails

2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00

By TALITHA JOHNSON, Account Assistant, Marx Layne This day serves as a remembrance that perseverance still prevails. As I reflect about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, each year I learn a new lesson from his struggle. This year, that lesson is to never give up; under no circumstance (seen or unforeseen) should you give [...]

Perseverance still prevails 2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00
17 01, 2011

A day of gratitude and reflection

2015-01-10T05:15:47+00:00

By LAVONNE TURNER, Senior Account Executive, Marx Layne Today is Martin Luther King Day, for me, a day of gratitude and reflection. I still get teary eyed when I hear Martin’s speech, I Have Been to the Mountain Top. I wonder how he must have felt living under constant danger and still continue to fight [...]

A day of gratitude and reflection 2015-01-10T05:15:47+00:00
14 01, 2011

Security in the age of constant contact and location-based marketing

2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00

By MICHAEL LAYNE, Marx Layne How comfortable would you be if on top of your car was a sign that had your name, where you were from, where you were going, a slide show of the party you were at this weekend, what you were doing and was regularly updated with the latest and newest [...]

Security in the age of constant contact and location-based marketing 2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00
7 01, 2011

Make your mentions count: Tweeting right on Twitter

2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00

By MATT SCHULER, Digital Architect, Marx Layne Are you making your mentions count when you post on Twitter? I’ve seen a small, simple mistake that could prevent your message from reaching a wide audience. On Twitter “mentions” are defined by using the “@” symbol. If I want to mention someone, I’ll type: “@TwitterUserName It was [...]

Make your mentions count: Tweeting right on Twitter 2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00
4 01, 2011

Friend, following or fan? Twitter tools lets you track tweeps

2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00

By MATT SCHULER, Digital Architect, Marx Layne How many followers do you have on Twitter? How many people are you following? You can find the answer to those two questions on your profile page pretty easily. But how many of the people you follow are following you? There’s no easy way to answer that question [...]

Friend, following or fan? Twitter tools lets you track tweeps 2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00
7 12, 2010

Looking For Users, Google Is Giving Away Chrome OS Notebooks

2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00

By MATT SCHULER, Digital Architect, Marx Layne Google wants to open up the debate between Mac and PC, and it’s planning on doing so with Chrome OS. Announced in 2009, Google targeted Chrome OS as “an open source, lightweight operating system that will initially be targeted at netbooks.” Today, they started the process of delivering [...]

Looking For Users, Google Is Giving Away Chrome OS Notebooks 2017-09-19T12:19:21+00:00