Today's Geekbook | Big Senate News, Insourcing Macs, Instagram Fallout, and more!
By Dream Local Digital | Dec 06, 2012
Geekbook highlights the daily buzz in social media and online marketing, as well as trends and cultural topics that are helping shape and inform today's readers. Get our full feed @dreamlocal.
- Insourced: Apple announced that one of its existing Mac lines will be manufactured exclusively in the U.S | NBC News (@nbcnews)
- Instagram vs Twitter: As reported yesterday, Instagram stopped allowing pictures to be displayed properly on Twitter and will soon remove the previews altogether. TPM talks here about what this means for users and for the industry. (@TPM)
- Politics: After Senator Jim DeMint announced he was leaving the Senate to run Heritage Foundation, the online stream of comments began to flow. Here are a couple I grabbed. (@NPRnews)
@HuffPostComedy Only one South Carolina favorite son can replace Jim DeMint in the Senate: Stephen Colbert
- Facebook Alert: In an effort to quell user confusion, Facebook’s service that allows users to see updates from other users who they are not friends with will now be referred to as “follow,” rather than “subscribe.” | AllFacebook (@allfacebook)
- Graph of the Day: "Time Spent In Mobile Apps Is Starting To Challenge Television" - Flurry Analytics | (@TechCrunch)
- Feel Good Web: President Obama tweets that he likes girl's purple hair during Twitter Q&A, and makes her day | Huffington Post
- Shareable: Dog and baby appear to have an entire conversation (VIDEO) | Huffington Post
- Quotable: "Of all of the happiest moments in my life - playing with my dog for 10 minutes is up there." - Jimmy Fallon (@jimmyfallon)