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Feb 28, 2018

Welcome to the eighth episode of Why I Social Sessions - where we bring you short discussions focused on one singular topic. This is not your standard Why I Social episode where we learn about a guest - but instead - we focus on important topics impacting the social media space today.

Today, on Why I Social Sessions, Chris discusses the addition of a bookmark feature to Twitter. 

On Episode 8 

1. What is this feature and how do I use it?

2. What impact could this have on Twitter?

Following the conversation:

I'd encourage you to use the hashtag #WISSessions to share your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. 

This Week's Question(s): 

  • Will you be using this feature? 

Music for Why I Social Sessions is "Voice Over Under" by Kevin McCleod 

"Voice Over Under"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Apr 27, 2017

Welcome to the seventh episode of Why I Social Sessions - where we bring you short discussions focused on one singular topic. This is not your standard Why I Social episode where we learn about a guest - but instead - we focus on important topics impacting the social media space today.

Today, on Why I Social Sessions, #FiveFavorites co-host Amir Zonozi joins me to talk about the pros and cons of a Twitter button. We also discuss if we think we'll ever get a Twitter edit button. 

On Episode 7 

1. What are the pros of an edit button?

2. What are the cons of an edit button?

3. Do we believe that an edit button is in Twitter's future? 

Following the conversation:

I'd encourage you to use the hashtag #WISSessions to share your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. 

This Week's Question(s): 

  • Do you think Twitter needs an edit button? 

Music for Why I Social Sessions is "Voice Over Under" by Kevin McCleod 

"Voice Over Under"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Feb 28, 2017

Welcome to the sixth episode of Why I Social Sessions - where we bring you short discussions focused on one singular topic. This is not your standard Why I Social episode where we learn about a guest - but instead - we focus on important topics impacting the social media space today.

Today, on Why I Social Sessions, Why I Social alum Casie Shimansky joins me to talk about the latest update to Instagram included the addition photo/video galleries. 

On Episode 6 

1. What does this feature mean for personal use?

2. What does this feature mean for business use?

3. How does this impact Instagram Stories, if at all? 

4. What does this mean for Snapchat, if anything? 

Following the conversation:

I'd encourage you to use the hashtag #WISSessions to share your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. 

This Week's Question(s): 

  • Do you intend to use Instagram Albums? How will you use them? 

Music for Why I Social Sessions is "Voice Over Under" by Kevin McCleod 

"Voice Over Under"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Jan 5, 2017

Welcome to the fifth episode of Why I Social Sessions - where we bring you short discussions focused on one singular topic. This is not your standard Why I Social episode where we learn about a guest - but instead - we focus on important topics impacting the social media space today.

Today, on Why I Social Sessions, Why I Social alum Lucy Rendler-Kaplan returns to discuss what the possibility of an edit button means for Twitter. Is it a good thing? A bad thing? We discuss - on episode 5 of Why I Social Sessions. 

On Episode 5 

1. What are the pros of an edit button?

2. What are the cons of an edit button? 

3. Do we think it an edit button will actually happen? 

4. What other changes would we like to see to Twitter in 2017? 

Following the conversation:

I'd encourage you to use the hashtag #WISSessions to share your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. 

This Week's Question(s): 

  • Pro or con? Where do you stand on Twitter adding an edit button? 

Music for Why I Social Sessions is "Voice Over Under" by Kevin McCleod 

"Voice Over Under"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Dec 15, 2016

Welcome to the fourth episode of Why I Social Sessions - where we bring you short discussions focused on one singular topic. This is not your standard Why I Social episode where we learn about a guest - but instead - we focus on important topics impacting the social media space today.

Today, on Why I Social Sessions, Why I Social alum Ross Brand (of Livestream Universe) joins the podcast to discuss the rise of major changes across social media platforms in terms of live-streaming features. 

On Episode 4 

1. Is Facebook THE place to be for live-streaming?

2. What role do third-party tools play in the future of live-streaming?

3. How is Instagram's live streaming product different?

4. Where do opportunities exist for Twitter and Periscope? 

Following the conversation:

I'd encourage you to use the hashtag #WISSessions to share your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. 

This Week's Question(s): 

  • What live-streaming platform do you see yourself focusing on in 2017?  

Music for Why I Social Sessions is "Voice Over Under" by Kevin McCleod 

"Voice Over Under"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Aug 12, 2016

Welcome to the third episode of Why I Social Sessions - where we bring you short discussions focused on one-singular topic. This is not your standard Why I Social episode where we learn about a guest - but instead - we focus on important topics impacting the social media space today.

Today, on Why I Social Sessions, Why I Social alums Casie Shimansky and Cody Stevenson join the podcast to discuss the good, the bad and the ugly with Instagram Stories. 

On Episode 3 

1. What are the pro and cons of Instagram Stories?

2. What could have Instagram done better? 

Following the conversation:

I'd encourage you to use the hashtag #WISSessions to share your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. 

This Week's Question(s): 

  • Do you think Instagram took too many direct features of Snapchat? 

Music for Why I Social Sessions is "Voice Over Under" by Kevin McCleod 

"Voice Over Under"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

May 12, 2016

Welcome to the second episode of Why I Social Sessions - where we bring you short discussions focused on one-singular topic. This is not your standard Why I Social episode where we learn about a guest - but instead - we focus on important topics impacting the social media space today.

Today, on Why I Social Sessions, linguist and SXSW speaker Gretchen McCulloch (@GretchenAMcC) and I discuss the value of emoji's as a communication tool in today's social space. 

On Episode 2 

1. Who is using emoji language (and why?) 

2. What role does emoji language play in online conversation? 

Following the conversation:

I'd encourage you to use the hashtag #WISSessions to share your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. 

This Week's Question(s): 

  • Do you think Instagram took too many direct features of Snapchat? 

Music for Why I Social Sessions is "Voice Over Under" by Kevin McCleod 

"Voice Over Under"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Feb 16, 2016

Welcome to the first edition of Why I Social Sessions - which will bring you short discussions focused on one-singular topic. This is not your standard Why I Social episode where we learn about a guest - but instead - we focus on important topics impacting the social media space today.

Today, on Why I Social Sessions, guest (and Why I Social alum) Lucy Rendler-Kaplan and I discuss changes happening on Twitter with a focus on #Twitter10k and the misinformation being spread regarding Twitter's big change. 

On Episode 1

1. Twitter changes - are they good or bad?

2. How/what misinformation is being spread about #Twitter10k

3. How will changes to Twitter impact NEW users of the platform? 

Following the conversation:

I'd encourage you to use the hashtag #WISSessions to share your thoughts.

This Week's Question(s): 

  • What do you think about the changes happening to Twitter?
  • Are you for or against Twitter's current evolution? 
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