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Apple announce Apple Watch today ...
Apple announces Apple Watch

+The Verge : Apple CEO Tim Cook announced Apple Watch on Tuesday, calling it ‘the most personal device we’ve ever made.’

During the company’s highly anticipated launch event, Apple also announced the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, as well as Apple Pay, a system that will transform iPhones into credit cards.
We can finally lay months of rumors and speculation to rest. The iWatch is real and it's called the Apple Watch. Tim Cook describes it as the next chapter in Apple's history. It's a "comprehensive...
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Cool! Thanks for letting me know +Gary Levin. The recent UK Glass discussion was a good one!
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Information we can all use! Removing Fake Facebook Fans
Do you want to get rid of fake Facebook fans on your page? This article shows how to sniff out those fake Facebook fans and ban them from your page.
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Guess what day it is! In just a few hours, +Kathi Browne and +A.T. Bossenger will cover this week's social media news and articles LIVE.
This week, +A.T. Bossenger joins me to talk about how to create a healthy social media policy, video strategies to help communicate a health message, and more. Alex is a contributor to the Social Media Examiner and was the author of last week's article on Twitter analytics. He is well-suited to talk about innovative social strategies in healthcare.

Just a reminder that at the bottom of the hour, I will provide a link for viewers to join the discussion. You can also post your questions on the event page!

#wnhcsm   #socialmediatips   #wn86  
What's News in Healthcare Social Media - Aug 6 2014
Wed, August 6, 2014, 11:00 AM
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Is it Twue? Disagreement leads to parting of ways for Twitter leaders.
Twitter's second most powerful executive, Ali Rowghani, abruptly resigned as COO after disagreeing with Chief Executive Dick Costolo's plan to strip him of key responsibilities.
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Crazy how these guys work... I am sure it was much more
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Now you can transfer verified Local Page info to your Google+ Page. It doesn't merge the two (darn) but it brings your reviews over to your Google+ page.
Google Now Allows Brand Pages to Become Google+ Local Pages. Posted on June 3, 2014; by Mike Blumenthal; in Local Search. google-plus-240px Today, Google is releasing a feature worldwide that allows a business to transfer the “heart” of its local data (verification, reviews, Map pin, ...
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Not sure, +Brad Lovett . This is still relatively new to me, too. I tried it with one of my client pages and was disappointed to find out the custom header disappears. Yuck!
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Having problems setting up your business on Google+? Here's an article explaining the difference between Google+ pages and Google Places (which is actually Google Local now).

Once you create you Google+ page, make sure you verify it by entering your business website in the LINK section of the profile.
#googlepages   #googleplaces  
We've outlined the differences between Google's different local pages for businesses. Learn how each can benefit your local SEO.
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Can Google develop a self-driving social platform, so people don't accidentally post something they shouldn't? 

#humoroftheday   #googlecar  
Google Self-Driving Car - No Steering Wheel, No Pedals, No Brakes

#technology   #googlecar  
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Google just added a new feature to hangouts on air ... Applause. You have to turn it on/off before the hangout goes live AND while it is going on, people can click the thumbs up or thumbs down.

1. Viewers help mark points in the hangout that are exceptional for later viewing.
2. HOAs can become even more interactive.
3. You can use audience response to determine which topics to move quickly through and which ones to focus on.

1. The applause and boos are audible and somewhat distracting.
2. Viewers who want to surf/work while watching your HOA have to know how where to locate the "pop-out" to get out of full screen mode. 
3. One heckler can ruin the whole show.
The Applause App for Google Hangouts On Air Google released the Applause App today, take a look at what it does and how clicking the dots syncs the video.

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You may not want your employees mixing personal profiles with business ones, so here's a useful post on how to remove some (but not all) Google+ accounts from a mobile device.
Part of the "One account, all of Google" thing we wrote about recently is that it brings all of your services and data together on your android device once you log in. But sometimes, you don't need all of your accounts on all of your apps. Such as Google+. I have a professional account (well, professional-looking account, anyway), and all I do with it is apply for jobs. I don't need it...
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Great hangout discussion on stress in nursing this Tuesday with +Vickie Milazzo #hcsm
Why are nurses getting burned out so quickly, and what can be done to reduce nursing turnover in hospitals? This is a question +Vickie Milazzo recently asked nurses across the country. Want to know what they said?

On June 24, Vickie will join me in a LIVE hangout to share the results of her survey and to talk about key factors that could make a difference in patient satisfaction, quality of care, and employee retention. Have a question for Vickie? Post it on the event page and we'll try to include it in the discussion.

Vickie Milazzo, RN, MSN, JD single-handedly pioneered the field of legal nurse consulting in 1982. Since then, she has repeatedly been recognized as a role model and national expert in legal nursing consulting. Learn more about Vickie at

#hchangouts   #nursing     kbhoa*85550  *archoa*healthcaresystem
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Why are Nurses So Stressed Out?
Tue, June 24, 2014, 2:00 PM
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Join tomorrow's discussion! Kathi posts a link to inside the hangout every Wednesday at 11:30am ET for viewers to share their thoughts and ask questions.
Want to know what makes some hospitals wildly successful online ... why public pressure took a bite out of Newton's puppy auction ... how Pinterest's Bug Bounty Program could work for patient portals? Join me,+Kathi Browne, this Wednesday, June 4, at 8am PST, as I dive into what's news in healthcare social media. I'm excited to share this week's spotlight with +Kristoffer Howes and +Andrij Harasewych of +Weal Media . Andrew was listed as a "cream of the crop" Google+ engager, according to CircleCount. 

Want to meet Andrij? At half past the hour (8:30am PST), you'll have an opportunity! We will invite YOU (the viewers) to join us inside the hangout to join the conversation and ask questions. (Of course, you can always post questions on the event page as well.)

NOTE: If you aren't receiving invites to these weekly events and would like to, please let me know and I will add you to the notification circle.

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This Hangout On Air is hosted by Kathi Browne. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
What's News in Healthcare Social Media - June 4 2014
Wed, June 4, 2014, 11:00 AM
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Oops! Sorry - that was last week's event. Here is the broadcast event for tomorrow:
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