Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2011«

My favorite Utah tech/social media blogs

March 26, 2011 by

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I like local stuff, even when it comes to technology. Sure, I still read Mashable and Tech Crunch, but I’m just as interested in what’s happening along the Wasatch Front (don’t ask me why. I have no idea). Here are a few Utah social media, tech, marketing and digital communications blogs I read to stay […]

The best articles about Zuckerberg at BYU (#ZuckUT)

March 25, 2011 by

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Since I wasn’t actually able to attend the speech by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at BYU today, I thought I’d compile a list of some of the best articles about the speech. Fortunately, I was able to follow along using the hashtag #ZuckUT and there were a few kind souls who streamed the event from […]

Five Must-follow Utah Nonprofits

March 22, 2011 by

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Utah is home to thousands of do-gooders. And while most of us choose other paths in life, there are always a few that end up dedicating all of their time to improving the lives of others, protecting our state’s beautiful natural resources, or advocating social change. The Hungry Hive has highlighted five of these organizations […]

Amazing Grace: New extension developed in Utah shortens URLs directly from Twitter

March 21, 2011 by

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Several weeks ago Tech Crunch reported on a rumored URL shortener that would have the ability to shorten URL’s directly from Twitter’s status bar. This report sent some in the tech world a flutter. Would we finally be able to simply paste a URL in twitter and shorten it from there, without having to use a […]

Twitter Completes Migration to Utah Data Center

March 21, 2011 by

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This article is just a repost from http://www.thewhir.com/web-hosting-news/032111_Twitter_Completes_Migration_to_Utah_Data_Center. The report may or may not be true. The “twitter engineering blog” referenced in the article makes no mention of utah but instead states that twitter has moved a few things around to increase reliabilty. This doesn’t neccesariy mean they’ve made it out to Utah. Yet. (WEB HOST […]

#Ibelievethatwewillwin: Calling all basketball fans (Aggies especially)

March 16, 2011 by

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The Utah State Aggies have one of the loudest and wildest student sections in all of college basketball. Later today they will be taking their chants to Twitter when the Aggies take on Kansas State in the first round of the NCAA tournament. A group of students are rallying with the hashtag #Ibelievethatwewillwin. This is […]

Want to blog for the Hungry Hive?

March 14, 2011 by

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Hello Utah social pros: As you may have noticed, I haven’t written anything for a few weeks. I have lots of excuses (too busy thinking about #cairo, #libya, #wiunion, #prayforjapan) and the internet went down in my building for a few weeks. But I’m ready to get back in full gear. But in order to […]