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Driving Online Action with Social Media Graphics

Last week I hosted a Google Hangout with Kevin Call from Everytown for Gun Safety to discuss these little things called "social graphics" — visually impactful static and animated content designed specifically for social media.

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20 Years Later

Today is the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. On April 26, 1986 at 1:23 AM, a nuclear explosion took place in Reactor Number 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant located in Ukraine. One-hundred ninety tons of highly radioactive materials were released into the atmosphere.

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Video Killed the Blog Star

For a long time I've been skeptical of the role of video online. I always felt like people just liked watching videos on their television sets - not

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Culture, Video Games, and China

I continue to be obsessed with the social and political implications of video games - in America, but I've started to get interested to their implications in China.

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White House Egg Roll Redux

[Ed. Note: I also posted video of one the interviews we did almost as soon as we arrived at the White House.]

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A home for jokesters, JibJab style

Today, JibJab launched a joke-sharing online social network called JokeBox.

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Making the right call

Riding up the escalator at Farragut North this morning, I heard someone hawking at the top of the stairs and immediately started thinking about how to avoid them.

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In defense of "Sent from my Blackberry-Treo-Sidekick wireless handheld."

I'd love to know what percentage Blackberry, Treo, and Sidekick users are aware that they can edit or disable this obnoxious signature from appearing

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Video on the web: A few best practices

Video has been on my mind quite a bit recently.

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N-TEN Impressions

It was just a couple of weeks ago that Jess and I made our way out to Seattle for this year's N-TEN Nonprofit Technology Conference. This was the first event dedicated to nonprofits' online strategies that I've attended.

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SXSW Experiment: Conclusions

It's been over a fortnight since I posted about the "SXSW Experiment" -- the techniques our large, scattered group at SXSW was using to organize ourselves at the conference. Time to report back!

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