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The best articles about Zuckerberg at BYU (#ZuckUT)

March 25, 2011 by


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


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 […]

Twitter Completes Migration to Utah Data Center

March 21, 2011 by


This article is just a repost from 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


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 […]

Utah has lowest Twitter usage in the country??? So says a new study.

March 14, 2011 by


Well, I don’t believe it. But according to a report published last week called Digital America, Utah ranks #50 for Twitter usage in the country. The report claims that .35% of the state uses Twitter. This study seems to conflict with data from a report several weeks ago by Hubspot claiming that Utah was the fastest […]

The day that Jerry trended and FBML died

February 10, 2011 by


A strange day today. Jerry Sloan resigned, becoming a nationwide trending topic on twitter ( showed over 28,000 tweets mentioning sloan). At the same time, Facebook announced big changes to their Pages (yes, it’s supposed to be with a capital ‘P’). Back in December, Facebook accidentally launched these new changes and today they became official. Among other things, it looks like […]

50 tweeters every Utahn should follow

January 28, 2011 by


My twitter feed is full of Utahns. I’ve seen a few really good ones and thought I’d share some of my favorites for today’s #FollowFriday. Here are 50 Utahns I think everyone should consider following (in no particular order). I’ve also created a list on Twitter so you can easily go through and follow the […]