Joanna Lauren

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The Recommender: Alice Truong, Who Wishes The Telegraph Would Make A Comeback

The best things on the Internet this week, curated by Fast Company employees.<p><b>Name</b>: Alice Truong <b><br>Role at Fast Company</b>: Reporter reppin’ the Best Coast <b><br>Titillating fact</b>: Earlier this year, I met Chris Hadfield, former commander of the International Space Station and No. 1 on my …

Your Favorite Beer Could Be Threatened by California's Drought

More than 90 percent of the state is now classified as being in a "severe drought," which is seriously bad news for the state's breweries, which need a ton of water to make beer.<p>When you crack open an ice-cold beer, chances are you're not thinking about climate change. But Tony Yanow is. Yanow is …

Toshio Saeki @ Narwhal Projects, Toronto

<b>Narwhal Projects</b> is proud to present the first Canadian exhibition with Japanese master Toshio Saeki, who we just featured in our print edition of …

Artist causes outrage with public broadcast of Grindr PMs

What would you do if you arranged a Grindr hook-up, only to turn up at the guy's address and realise that he was broadcasting your PMs in a public square as part of an art performance? Because that's exactly what happened to Parker Tilghman, a Berlin photographer who was approached by "Dries" on …

Protests Continue in Hong Kong as China Blocks Social Media

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong continued today and are expected to escalate through China's National Day holiday on Wednesday. Chinese …

4 Ways to Stop Sucking at Social Media

Are you tweeting into a vacuum? Lacking likes on your Facebook posts? Only in your mom’s Google+ circles? You might be sucking at social media.<p>You’re …

Publicis Groupe Buys Social Media Shop in Italy

Publicis Groupe today acquired Ambito5, a leading social media agency in Italy.<p>The shop, which has 45 employees and works on brands such as Barilla, …

B2B Social marketing doesn't have to be boring: 15 campaigns that nail it

Social media marketing isn't just for B2Cs. Here are a list of B2Bs taking full advantage of opportunities to connect with prospects and customers on social channels.

Social Media Analytics Guide

Posted By Firdaus on Sep 30, 2014 | 0 comments<p>Social media is a lot like middle school. People doing goofy stuff for attention? Check. Wearing your …

Why All Your Employees Are the Social Marketers of the Future

Dear social media pioneers: You have set a high bar for social media marketing, but now brands are catching up. Huge companies like Dell, IBM and …

How to Effectively and Accurately Use Data to Inform Your Social-Media Decisions (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>The ideal length of a blogpost is six minutes and 1,500 words. So every blog post you write should aim for that golden, gooey length, right?<p>Well, there’s a bit more to it than that.<p>We love digging up the latest stats and best practices on how to share better …

IKEA Motivational Mirror Provides Reflection, Morale Boost

The Swedish furniture retailer uses a talking mirror to make customers feel better about themselves<p>It’s no secret that a compliment can be a real …

Lessons Learned From The 2013 Pacific Crest SaaS Survey

Developing the ability to upsell existing customers into longer-term, higher value contracts that are multi-year in duration is one of the most critically important skill sets any SaaS business needs to attain.<p>These and other insights were gained from analyzing the 2013 Pacific Crest SaaS Survey, …

How Venture-Backed SaaS Startups Fuel Sales Growth

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Mick Hollison, CMO, InsideSales.com</i><p>There has been a lot of talk recently about accelerating sales through technology. In fact, hundreds of millions of investment dollars are flowing into companies making up the growing sales acceleration category.<p>This is all fine …

Snapchat Wanted MessageMe Before Yahoo Bought It For Up To $30-$40M

Earlier today we reported that messaging app MessageMe was getting acquired by Yahoo — which MessageMe has now confirmed on its site, along with the inevitable news that the app is shutting down, effective November 7. Now we’ve also learned some more details.<p>MessageMe had also been courted by …

You Say Goodbye and We Say Hello

This is the last day of the <b>All Things Digital</b> site, which began life in April of 2007 as a year-round extension of the <b>D</b> conference we launched in …

After Gamergate Ad Pull, Intel Says It Doesn't Support Discrimination Against Women

Intel elaborated today on its decision to pull advertising from the gaming industry blog Gamasutra, saying it didn’t mean to take sides in the online protest movement Gamergate. “When it comes to our support of equality and women, we want to be very clear,” the company said in an emailed statement. …

LogMeIn’s CEO shares tips on prepping your business for the internet of things

Most businesses are eyeing the internet of things warily, prepping research projects or implementing pilots. At a minimum, they are reading about how …