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12-Step Social Media Scanner & Intervention Bot

12-Step Social Media Scanner & Intervention Bot

Imagining a 12-step bot that constantly scans people’s social media feeds for signs that things are out of control, and then tweets you the location of your nearest AA, Overeaters Anonymous or Shoppers Anonymous.

3 ways you can use Pinterest

3 ways you can use Pinterest

In my Friday post for Harvard Business Review, I provided companies with some ideas about how they could use Pinterest to connect with customers. Today, I want to suggest 3 ways to use Pinterest personally: Compile a list of purchases before deciding what to buy; or...
3 features that would make Pinterest even more useful

3 features that would make Pinterest even more useful

Today in the Harvard Business Review, I invite companies to meet your Pinterest customer — me! I’ve been using Pinterest for over a year, after I was introduced to it by Samantha Lefort, a talented designer and Emily Carr University alum. My experience...
Infographics against infographics

Infographics against infographics

I am super in love with the Pinterest collection of social media infographics compiled by Irene Koehler. But the ever-growing excitement about social media infographics isn’t all good news: along with the gems there are some absolute crimes against...
Get visual inspiration from Pinterest

Get visual inspiration from Pinterest

I’m trying out Pinterest, which I’d describe as a social bookmarking system for images. You create “Pinboards” of images you like, and “pin” items onto the board when you spot something you like online. The site’s default...