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Google+ Hangouts: Press Conference Of The Future?
December 8, 2011


Like many of us, George created a Google+ account — and then ignored it. But when a star football player used Google+ Hangouts to conduct a video chat with fans, George took notice.

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Would You Put Your Kid On YouTube?
November 11, 2011


After George shoots videos of his 4-year-old singing and dancing, he faces a question that many parents have thought about in this era of social media: Should I put this cute video of my kid on YouTube?

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Nostalgia And The Resurrection Of Beavis And Butt-Head
October 21, 2011


The chuckling dimwits are back. But one child of the 1990s fears the reaction to the revived show is going to be ‘This sucks!’

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Minnesota Lynx To The Rescue
September 28, 2011


It’s been 20 years since a Minnesota pro team won a title. But now we’ve got the Lynx and they’re on a huge roll. Our Q & A with a team official shows how there’s nothing like winning to generate buzz.

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The Twitpic That Changed Everything
September 7, 2011


NFL players’ tweets have been making headlines lately. What does it mean for the future of social media in sports? Here’s to hoping we don’t see an NFL social media lockout.

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The Greatest Bumper Sticker Of All-Time
August 12, 2011


On a recent trip up north, George encountered what he thinks may be the most effective and cost-efficient marketing tool he’s ever seen: a bumper sticker.

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A Wild Year For Weather … And Weather On Social Media
July 21, 2011


The heat wave has been unbearable. Last winter was just as bad. But this post isn’t about global warming, it’s about how we all share our thoughts about the weather online in a year when it’s been as crazy as ever.

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Big Year For Marketing In The Movies
June 28, 2011


This is big year for conceptual films related to work that we do and talk about every week here at Fast Hourse. Check out these new movies about product placement and user-generated content.

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How Much Are You Willing to Share?
June 6, 2011


A child sees his friend’s online trust sharing badge score is 56 and says, “Didn’t your mom teach you how to share?” This post on the future of sharing explains.

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Soundset Festival Turns Canterbury Into Indie Hip-Hop Mecca
May 13, 2011


Soundset Music Festival Poster

Canterbury Park is Minnesota’s home for horse racing — and hip-hop. For the fourth straight year, thousands of indie hip-hop […]

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