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Episode 141 - Jason Eng (@JasonEng_)

9/19/2017
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Jason Eng works at IBM on Developer Communications and Influencer Engagement. He previously worked at Sony for over 10 years. He has clear beliefs in the way he uses social media and is one of the most engaging guests to join the podcast in recent weeks. It also turns out that he met host Chris Barrows - in 2015 - before Chris even knew it! Hear his story on this week's episode. And of course, Why Does He Social?! Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial Subscribe on...

Duration: 00:24:02


Five Favorites - Apple Keynote, September 2017 (Special Edition)

9/18/2017
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On this week's (very special) second episode, we cover all the new announcements from Apple's latest Keynote event including the new Apple X (that's ten, not an X). Don't try to tell someone in an Apple Store otherwise. This is not your standard episode of Five Favorites! Topics Discussed: 1. New Apple Park HQ 2. Apple Watch 3 Series GPS + Cellular 3. Apple TV 4K 4. Apple iPhone 8 Apple + iPhone 8 Plus 5. Apple iPhone X 6. AirPower Wireless Charging Mat Use the hashtag...

Duration: 00:25:38


Five Favorites (Ep. 55) - The One With Not-So-Super Mario

9/18/2017
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On this week's episode, we are equally amused and disturbed by what people search after viewing the latest Super Mario video game trailer. Also, there's no Apple here - stay tuned later today for a special Five Favorites Apple Keynote episode! This week's Five Favorites: 1. GoPro Hero 6 Black leaks again, will shoot 240 fps slow motion at 1080p [The Verge] 2. Google’s Next Pixel Smartphones Arrive October 4th [Engadget] 3. Nike and the NBA unveil connected jerseys… and they’re super cool...

Duration: 00:28:22


Episode 140 - Brett Pucino (@bpucino)

9/12/2017
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Brett Pucino is a Brand Strategist and Career Brand Consultant at Breakthrough Career Coaching. In addition to his work as career services professional, he also works as a ghostwriter. He has been interested in writing since he was young and has proven to be a skilled one both digitally and in-print (though you may not have even known you've read this work!). Hear his story on this week's episode. And of course, Why Does He Social?! Share your thoughts on this week's episode with...

Duration: 00:19:41


Five Favorites (Ep. 54) - The One Where We Kick-Off Season 2

9/11/2017
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On this week's episode, your hosts kick-off the new season of Five Favorites! Also, Chris debates whether Apple's new facial unlock will be able to tell if it's him with and without makeup. This week's Five Favorites: 1. New iPhone names are reportedly iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus [CNet] 2. Settlers of Catan is ready for virtual reality [VentureBeat] 3. Even more US adults now getting news from social media, says Pew [TechCrunch] 4. Drones Play Increasing Role in Harvey...

Duration: 00:29:07


Episode 139 - Jenn Patel (@thejennpatel)

9/5/2017
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Jennifer Patel is Senior Director (of Community Development) for Union Health (LLC). With a current professional focus on training and community, I had the pleasure of running into Jenn at Innocon in New York City. In addition to her time in community development, Patel has also worked at St. John's and Hofstra University. Hear her story on this week's episode. And of course, Why Does She Social?! Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher...

Duration: 00:19:58


Five Favorites (Ep. 53) - The One With Four Loko and A First Season

9/4/2017
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On this week's episode, we celebrate one year of the Five Favorites podcast. Also, Zonozi gets ready to tie the knot! If you aren't driving - bust out a drink for this one - and let's celebrate. This week's Five Favorites: 1. YouTube gets a new logo, Material Design on desktop, and more mobile app features [VentureBeat] 2. Instagram Posts With Multiple Photos Can now be Portrait or Landscape [AdWeek] 3. Here’s everything we learned from Uber’s first all-staff meeting with its new...

Duration: 00:29:47


Episode 138 - Jackie Vetrano (@JackieVetrano)

8/30/2017
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Jackie Vetrano is the Social Media Coordinator for Skidmore College. In addition to being a member of host Chris Barrows' eduWeb team this year, she has also served as Customer Service Manager (for Merit Inc.) and has worked in social media since 2013. Hear her story on this week's episode. And of course, Why Does She Social?! Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Google and Otto Radio. Follow at @WhyISocial. Connect with...

Duration: 00:25:16


Five Favorites (Ep. 52) - The One Where We Go Totally Cellular

8/28/2017
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On this week's episode, we anticipate our one-year anniversary episode next week. Also, we get a bit passionate about the state of influencer marketing. Just a little bit, though (that's what she said). This week's Five Favorites: 1. We might know the iPhone 8 keynote date [Cult Of Mac] 2. SNES Classic pre-orders are skipping Toys R Us [SlashGear] 3. Introducing Linkedin Video [LinkedIn] 4. Android O is now officially Android Oreo [The Verge] 5. Hot Topic: Samsung Galaxy Note...

Duration: 00:30:10


Episode 137 - Cat Trestini (@cattrestini)

8/22/2017
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Cat Trestini is a freelance social media strategist living in the Orlando area. Cat's New Jersey roots remain strong - including her time at Rutgers - and has made a major impact on her career. She also recently returned from Joel Renner (Episode 29)'s latest Social Roadtrip. Hear her story on this week's episode. And of course, Why Does She Social?! Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Google and Otto Radio. Follow at...

Duration: 00:21:46


Five Favorites (Ep. 51) - The One With A Total Eclipse on Facebook

8/21/2017
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On this week's episode, Martin Lieberman plays the role of Amir Zonozi for a week. Also, neither one of us has a clue what we're doing for the eclipse. This week's Five Favorites: 1. New Feature Lets You Make Voice Calls On Your Google Home [Google] 2. Applebee’s tried to be cool, failed, and now it’s moving on with its life [QZ] 3. NASA will stream 360 degree video of eclipse [Business Insider] 4. Google Brings Q/A to Google Maps [TechCrunch] 5. Hot Topic: Apple sets $1 billion...

Duration: 00:26:11


Episode 136 - Jason Boucher (@PortsmouthJay)

8/15/2017
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Jason Boucher is Senior Manager and Digital Content Strategist at the University of New Hampshire. Boucher served as a track chair for the conference, is a craft beer fan and a collector of vinyl records. His episode was recorded live from the eduWeb Digital Summit - which also featured speakers such as alumni Chris Bryant and Katy Spencer Johnson. The conference is also co-chaired by alum Joel Renner. But this episode is all about Jason, his story and how he got to where he is...

Duration: 00:13:39


Five Favorites (Ep. 50) - The One Where We Hear The Buzz of Twitter

8/14/2017
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On this week's episode, Chris has an apology. Also, Snap is in trouble...again. This week's Five Favorites: 1. Yet another video claims to offer a look at the iPhone 8’s design in black [9to5Mac] 2. Facebook’s willingness to copy rivals’ apps seen as hurting innovation [Washington Post] 3. Another record low for Snap after 14% drop post-earnings [TechCrunch] 4. BuzzFeed is launching a live news show on Twitter [Axios] 5. SoundCloud Gets 170 Million Lifeline [Arstechnica] Honorable...

Duration: 00:26:55


Five Favorites (Ep. 49) - The One With A Hottie (with a poddy)

8/7/2017
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On this week's episode, we gave you access to the episode a day early because we're nice guys (and Chris is busy running eduWeb Digital Summit this week). Also, it's rumored that Google offered 30 billion for Snapchat. Serious cash. We would have taken it. This week's Five Favorites: 1. Hottie with a poddy: VCs give Gimlet the greenlight [The Hustle] 2. Spotify crosses 60M paid subscribers as it prepares to go public later this year [The Verge] 3. Reddit Raised $200 Million And Is...

Duration: 00:26:19


Episode 135 - Maggie Rimnac (@chitownmags)

8/1/2017
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Maggie Rimnac is a digital marketing specialist at Motivation Excellence. When she isn't taking the lead on all digital marketing properties for Motivation Excellence - you may find her at the gym power-lifting or building and participating communities of women on social media (and beyond). Hear her story on this week's episode. And of course, Why Does She Social?! Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Google and Otto...

Duration: 00:20:04


Five Favorites (Ep. 48) - The One With Fun Fun Fun Fun!

7/31/2017
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On this week's episode, we have a lot of fun. Really, it's not an understatement. There's a lot of fun in this episode. Do a shot every time we say fun and you'll realize how much fun we have. Also, we go into Taco Mode at one point. This week's Five Favorites: 1. The Tesla Model 3 interior doesn't look like any car you've ever seen [The Verge] 2. YouTube’s head of music confirms YouTube Red and Google Play Music will merge to create a new service [The Verge] 3. UPS Store Stops...

Duration: 00:25:37


Episode 134 - Dave Banks (@DaveBanks)

7/25/2017
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Dave Banks is President of Think Tank Marketing and an editor at GeekDad.com. He's also moderated panels at SXSWedu, PAX East and PAX West. He (and his daughter) have also conducted interviews at SDCC. Hear his story on this week's episode. And of course, Why Does He Social?! Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Google and Otto Radio. Follow at @WhyISocial. Connect with Dave on Twitter. If you know someone who deserves their...

Duration: 00:23:09


Five Favorites (Ep. 47) - The One With Spark

7/24/2017
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On this week's episode, Amir has strong feelings about Best Buy. Also, Pokemon Go channels it's inner Fyre Festival. This week's Five Favorites: 1. YouTube is getting rid of its video editor because no one uses it [The Verge] 2. HDMI 2.1 - What You Need To Know [CNet] 3. Apple Shows Off New Emojis on World Emoji Day [TechCrunch] 4. Amazon Launches Spark, a shoppable feed of stories and photos [TechCrunch] 5. Hot Topic: Why The Grim Reaper of Retail Hasn't Come To Claim Best Buy...

Duration: 00:28:15


Five Favorites (Ep. 46) - The One Where Amir Is Late

7/21/2017
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On this week's episode, Amir is very late. Also, winter would have come - if Amir wasn't late. This week's Five Favorites: 1. Amazon May Give App Developers Access to Alexa Audio Recordings [The Verge] 2. Amazon Sold 3x as many Echo Devices During Prime Day As It Did Last Year [AdWeek] 3. Facebook Makes Messenger Ads Available Globally [Social Media Today] 4. Twitter Users Sue President Trump [New York Times] 5. Hot Topic: We're All Ears - What's Up With Sound Cloud? (multiple...

Duration: 00:27:16


Episode 133 - Paul Spratt (@PaulSpratt)

7/18/2017
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Paul Spratt is a stand-up comedian living in New York City. Originally from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area, Paul moved to NYC (with a bit of advice from comedian Bill Burr...more about that on the podcast) and has been building his career in the city that never sleeps. Hear his story on this week's episode. And of course, Why Does He Social?! Share your thoughts on this week's episode with #WhyISocial Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Google and Otto Radio. Follow at...

Duration: 00:22:19

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