Archives: June 2013

Social Media Jobs: NCAA, LKR Social Media, Make Meaning

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This week, the NCAA is hiring an assistant director of digital and social media, while LKR Social Media needs a social media marketing content creator. Make Meaning is seeking an online marketing manager, and GreenRoom Social is on the hunt for a PR account manager. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.

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StoryKit is Recommended Children’s App of the Week

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StoryKit by ICDL Foundation is today’s Recommended Children’s App of the Week. The iPhone app is free tool that lets you and your child create your own digital storybooks.

The app is great for toddlers and older kids alike. You can use it to write text, create digital drawings, capture audio recordings and take photos and then assemble all of these pieces to make your own storybooks. Here is more from the app’s description:

The application includes four public domain children’s books that you can rewrite and rearrange into your own new story. These are scans of the original bound books that have been specially processed for use on the iPhone. Take ‘The Three Bears’ and make them four. Rewrite ‘The Three Little Pigs’ with the wolf as the victim. Or, start with a blank book and write whatever story is on your minds.

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YouTube TLC “No Scrubs” Parody Discourages Vertical Video Mode

Do you shoot in vertical video mode? YouTube Chescaleigh is talking to you!

if your video is the dopest but it’s portrait
then it’s bogus
don’t want some hocus pocus up in adobe
to choke these bonus components
that shouldn’t show in your video
if you go with an aspect ratio that’s not the grossest
you need atonement, if you haven’t turned your phone yet

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Facebook Seeking Android Users to Test Mobile Apps

Facebook is opening its beta testing program to all Android users, so if you have a hankering for the latest and greatest from the social network, head over to the Google group. Why Google? Facebook is utilizing Google’s new beta testing program that allows companies to roll out updates in stages, by joining you’ll be getting previews of updates before most users.

Anyone can join the beta program. When you join, you will get a small batch of fixes and new features every month. We ask that you use your app as you normally would, but submit a report when you encounter a bug or other issue. Because the beta build will have features that are still in progress, the app may be less stable than you’re accustomed to. Feedback on stability, as well as any other performance issues you experience, is crucial and deeply appreciated.

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