Category Archives: social media and storytelling

Facebook Turns the Page to Stay Relevant (and Out of Trouble)

“Bu-Bye!  Facebook is switching its messaging mission from News Feed to more private, encrypted communication.  Facebook watchers are wondering what this means for News Feed, though, the core of its advertising business model. Chesnot / Getty Images  Facebook’s future is private … Continue reading

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Moments–Human/Animal Companionship

The internet and smartphones have been the target of much abuse and blame–millennials and other glued to their phones missing life. Not this video.  This tender moment was captured by a smartphone showing the bond created by a human and … Continue reading

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Actress Kristen Bell Creates Huge Response for Special Needs NJ Students via Instagram

http://www.fox29.com/news/new-jersey-teacher-receives-supplies-after-shout-out-from-kristen-bell According to the news report, packages upon packages just keep on coming for Jacquie Campbel’s students at Thomas Wallace Middle School in Vineland, New Jersey where Ms. Campbel works as a special education teacher there.  The gifts are apparently from people all around the … Continue reading

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Conversing Without a Smartphone–Is it Possible? And What are the Consequences, If Any?

  There’s an Italian joke, “What do you call an Italian with no arms? Mute. This came to mind the other night when I was talking with a family member and not one minute passed by before he whipped out … Continue reading

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Rachel Shechtman is Reinventing Retail–One Story at a Time

Rachel Shechtman’s Manhattan store, Story, changes its theme every four to eight weeks. How will digital, AI, and the Internet reconfigure or re-imagine the retail experience?  We already know that Amazon.com has disrupted the traditional retail offline buying experience of … Continue reading

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Brands Seek Authenticity in Best Storytelling Award and Hooking Buyer Emotion

A scene from a short film by Carrie Brownstein that was funded by Kenzo is vying for the Tribeca X Award for “telling stories that make people feel warmly about the brand,” says the chief executive of Tribeca Enterprises. In the … Continue reading

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