Bad With Names? Humin phone and contacts app is for you.

With Humin phone and contacts app, all you need is someone’s contact number and Humin will take care of the details. Revamping your existing contact list, Humin connects with your social media networks, location services, calendar, and more to create a complete and detailed contact list replacing the standard function.

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Travel’s gone social: the travel industry in the age of social media

The world just isn’t as big as it used to be.

Traveling was once a hobby that required time, patience, and not-a-little elbow grease. Vacation preparations often had to be made via a travel agent, tickets had to be purchased in-person or over the phone, and you had to actually buy travel books before leaving home. Maps were pieces of paper, not points of light on a screen, and gate agents could be as mean as they wanted to be without ever being reprimanded. The effect of social media on travel has been profound. Truly, travel’s gone social, with apps for online dictionaries and hotel recommendations popping up every day. The Internet has been inundated with information on travel crazes and annoying family vacation photos.

But is it all bad?

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Sure, there will always be nostalgia surrounding the time it took to plan out a vacation to Cinque Terre, and the photographs from the family road trip will always be special precisely because they are so few. But there is certainly something good to be said about the way things are done now.

Now that travel’s gone social, a world of tips lies at your disposal. Need a romantic getaway? Check Pinterest; she’s got plenty. Craving a vintage-looking suitcase to tote around on adventures? Etsy’s got you covered. Need to make sure your hotel is up to health code standards? TripAdvisor is your new best friend. Facebook isn’t only a repository for annoying vacation photos, but also a source of check-ins, reviews and ideas that can ultimately change how your plan your time off.

Besides having all the recommendations you could ever need at your fingertips, it’s easier to be a tourist now that travel’s gone social. Companies that previously paid no attention to their customer experience are now forced to face their problems if they want to be competitive. You can talk to a company in real time via their Twitter or Facebook pages rather than holding for hours on the phone.

So, yes, travel’s gone social: travel is now friendlier than ever.

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The Chipotle Reputation Management Recovery

The Chipotle reputation management team has had their hands full recently.

In case you haven’t heard, the Chipotle reputation management team has had a tough job: earn back the trust of the public after one of the largest crises in company history.

A Chipotle burrito. The Chipotle reputation management team has been very busy since the E. coli outbreak began.
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Social Media Improves Political Campaigns

The 2016 presidential campaigns are in full swing, and social media improves political campaigns. Social media is an easy tool for candidates to get their message out there and find ways to reach larger audiences. As Campaign On says, “56% of Americans currently have a profile on a social media site… And with 22% of Americans using social media several times a day, it is no wonder that businesses, non-profits, and even politicians have begun to utilize social media” (http://campaignon.com/blog/political-campaigns/social-media-and-political-campaigns-what-are-the-benefits-of-social-media/).  Social media improves political campaigns by allowing candidates to show off their personality and their campaign.

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Instagram’s Best Shopping Tool -LIKEtoKNOW.it

Wouldn’t you like to know exactly where your favorite blogger got her boots from? Or where you can buy that cool bag she is holding in her Instagram photo? Now you can- thanks to LIKEtoKNOW.it aka Instagram’s best shopping tool

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Improve Your Snapchat Game: Super Bowl Edition

Back in the day, before the emersion of social media, Super Bowl Sunday was the biggest day for football fans. Friends and family gathered to enjoy the football game, as well as the entertaining commercials. Today, much more plays into the Super Bowl than just football and fun commercial breaks. Social media has stepped in to improve people’s Super Bowl experience and to promote brands.

Improve Your Snapchat Game: Super Bowl Edition

 

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Facebook Friends Day Videos

On February 4th, Facebook had its 12th birthday declaring it national “Friends Day.” Facebook celebrated their birthday by releasing a new video that puts together photos of you and your friends. The release of this personal video montage started the first official Facebook Friends Day video illustrating the importance of friendships.

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Presidential Candidates Use Social Media for Political Gain

Presidential candidates use social media to generate political momentum. Candidates from both parties in the 2016 election have turned to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for aid in the fight for the White House. Here is a look at how successfully the major presidential candidates use social media to spread their political views: Continue reading

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InstaBiz: Your Business Needs Instagram

You know you’re one of the 70% of the 400 million monthly users that Instagram has who scrolls through the photo-sharing app at least once per day, but is your business reaping the benefits or boycotting the empire that is Instagram?

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Wunderlist to the Rescue

Maintain your New Year’s Resolution (and sanity) with Wunderlist

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The Major Key to Success is to be Like DJ Khaled

DJ Khaled, an American record producer, radio personality, DJ and record label owner, has absolutely dominated the social media world with his superior use of Snapchat and his catch phrases that millennials can’t stop saying. Between his “bless up” slip on sandals and his addiction to watering his plants, the major key to success is to be exactly like DJ Khaled. Continue reading

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How Your Brand Can Successfully Utilize Twitter

Six ways your business can improve customer engagement through Twitter. Continue reading

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#RIPTwitter: Twitter’s Looming Death

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In the past few months, Twitter has been no stranger to negative press and struggling stocks. However, the most recent rumor has sparked a large amount of controversy and seems as if it will be the biggest contributor in what many are calling Twitter’s looming death. Continue reading

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Why Twitter Should Keep Its 140 Character Limit

Twitter wants to expand its 140 character limit, and that’s wrong.

In case you haven’t already heard, Twitter is contemplating expanding their current 140 character limit to 10,000 characters. That’s right, 10,000. That’s a lot of characters. Have you ever wondered what 10,000 characters would look like? Continue reading

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Timehop App – Your Personal Day In History

Timehop app is the ultimate time capsule of you. Travel back in time with this app and see exactly what you were doing one, two, three or more years ago. Your personal day in history, all in one place, one day at a time.

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The Favor App: Get Anything Delivered

The Favor App is one of the best food delivery apps becuase you can get anything delivered from any of your favorite places. After downloading the app and with just a few clicks, you will have your favorite meal at your doorstep.

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Tweaking Twitter for 2016

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Nearly four months ago, Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey was named permanent CEO and given the difficult responsibility of “saving Twitter” as investors grew more concerned about the company’s recent slump. In response, Dorsey has introduced three new changes and developments to begin tweaking Twitter. Continue reading

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New Snapchat Features

New Snapchat features you probably didn’t know existed:

 

Whether you’ve been on the app for years or you’re a Snapchat newbie, here are some cool and simple ways to step up your Snapchat game and become snap savvy

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Selfies in the Business World

Snapchat, a leading social media force in our society, has transformed from a social platform to a news source. Selfies in the business world are a new way for companies to get their brand and message out there in an entertaining way. Snapchat is convenient and allows businesses to send their selfies in the business world to show why consumers want their brand or product.

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