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Just Launched in time for holiday shopping! We are Wholesale & Open to the Public. Genuine Designer Fragrance & Skin care. #WholeSale @WholeSaleOpenToPublic #Fragrance #SkinCare #HolidayGifts #FreeShipping #checkoutourspecials 

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Got my flu shot! How about you? #SSHTX 
Walgreens, at the Corner of Happy & Healthy, stop bye and get your Flu Shot this Sunday at Cigna Sunday Streets!
FALL CIGNA SUNDAY STREETS
November 13 * 12-4PM * 5th Ward on Lyons Ave, I-59 Service Road to Benson St and on Benson St, Lyons Ave to Market St
* Skate * Bike * Walk * Enjoy!!!! #SSHTX
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TOUCHDOWN TOUR THIS SATURDAY
Join us in Sylvester Turner Park this weekend for FREE activities and games celebrating Super Bowl LI in Houston next year! #HOUSUPERBOWL #SB51
2800 W Little York
Houston, TX 77091
10am - 2pm
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Hurricane Matthew Hits Haiti

On October 4, 2016, Hurricane Matthew made landfall on southwestern Haiti as a category-4 storm—the strongest storm to hit the Caribbean nation in more than 50 years. Just hours after landfall, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite acquired this natural-color image. At the time, Matthew had top sustained winds of about 230 kilometers (145 miles) per hour.

Earlier on October 4, temperature data collected by MODIS on NASA’s Aqua satellite revealed that the cloud tops around Matthew were very cold (at least -57° Celsius, or -70° Fahrenheit). Cold cloud tops are known to produce heavy rainfall. The National Hurricane Center called for 380 to 500 millimeters (15 to 20 inches) of rain in Southern Haiti and in the southwestern Dominican Republic.

The northward movement of the storm should bring the center of Matthew over eastern Cuba late on October 4. Dangerous conditions can extend far beyond a storm’s center. According to National Hurricane Center forecasters, Matthew is “likely to produce devastating impacts from storm surge, extreme winds, heavy rains, flash floods, and/or mudslides in portions of the watch and warning areas in Haiti, Cuba, and the Bahamas.”

The interaction with land could weaken the storm somewhat, but wind patterns in the upper atmosphere and the warm water in the tropical Atlantic should help maintain Matthew’s hurricane strength for the rest of the week. The specific path of the storm as it approaches the United States is not yet certain. A direct impact on Florida or the Carolinas remains possible.

http://go.nasa.gov/2dZV9yc
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Today!! Enjoy this beautiful weather! 
LOOK FOR OUR PEDAL PARTY FRIENDS THIS SUNDAY!!! FREE RIDES!!!!
FALL CIGNA SUNDAY STREETS KICK OFF
October 2 * 12-4PM * Energy Corridor on Eldridge Parkway from Enclave Parkway to Briar Forest Drive * Skate * Bike * Walk * Enjoy!!!! #SSHTX Cigna
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8/13-14: Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) & Texas Film Commission Production Assistant Workshop in #Houston at South Coast Film & Video. Info/Register --> http://swamp.org/production-assistant-workshop/
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Social media is a great way to build a community around your brand. But how do you do it?  And even if you do, how does it convert into money for both you and your business? Our speaker this month has successfully built and monetized a community of followers for his own business and has taught others how to do the same with theirs. During our conversation with him, we'll hear how he grew his Twitter account, organically, from less than 800 followers to almost 200,000 followers in just two years and how you can do the same.

We will talk about:

- Tips for Creating Stellar Content to Help Build Your Community
- Tips to Build Community on Social Media In Less Than An Hour A Day
- Tips to Strategically "Stalk with Excellence"(in a Good Way) to Build Your Following
 
SPEAKER

John Sparks has been recognized nationally as one of the Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers of 2015 (StatSocial.com, http://bit.ly/1DIhYvg). He’s also been recognized nationally as one of the Top 50 Most Valuable Social Media Influencers of 2015, with an estimated Impact Media Value of $2.1 million dollars. (General Sentiment, http://bit.ly/1Aal3VX).

Sparks is the best-selling author of “365 Ideas To Go From Good To Great On TWITTER!” (CreateSpace, 2015).  He’s also the founder and CEO of his own social media coaching and consulting company, “Online ImageWorks” (@OIWmedia). His company teaches others what they need to know to make money and build relationships on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube and many others.

Currently teaching journalism classes at The University of North Texas, Sparks has an extensive media background. He is a veteran newscast producer and has worked at television stations in Texas, Oklahoma, and Florida. Sparks worked as an associate producer at KPRC, Channel 2 (NBC), where he wrote the news for Dominique Sachse and Bill Balleza, in the mid-1990s.

Twitter: Twitter.com/IAmJohnSparks
Facebook: Facebook.com/IAmJohnSparks
LinkedIn: LinkedIn.com/In/IAmJohnSparks
Website: IAmJohnSparks.com
Email: IAmJohnSparks@gmail.com

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Missed this but really glad I can watch it later! Thanks +Kami Huyse  !!
In this summer's earning call, Facebook Founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerburg, said, “If you go back ten years, most of how people communicated was through text. We’re entering into a period where that’s increasingly going to be video and we’re seeing huge growth there.”

And the numbers show it.  In November 2015, Facebook reported 8 billion daily video views (and in April 2015, the same stat was 4 billion daily video views). So the arc of this is very clear.  We started with text and moved to images and now we're heading to video.  

Our speakers will share their experiences and cover all these questions and more:

As video dominates, what are the new rules?  
How do you make videos that succeed in a world of autoplay?  
Where do live broadcasting tools like Periscope, Facebook Live Video andBlab.im fit into this?  
What about Google Hangouts on Air and YouTube, how do these older platforms fit in? 
When should you post something to Twitter as a GIF?  
Why is posting something as a native video important (vs. posting it on a 3rd party site)?

SPEAKERS
Len Cannon, KHOU 11 News Anchor
Len Cannon joined KHOU 11 News in 2006, and co-anchors KHOU 11 News at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
He also gets out into the community and does stories, including profiles on outstanding Houstonians and a popular segment called "Len at Work." In "Len at Work," he has done every job from rodeo clown, (yes he got in the barrel and got knocked around by a bull) to going through Houston Police Department SWAT training. And he learned a few tricks from the Harlem Globetrotters.
He also spent seven years as a correspondent for Dateline NBC. He has won Emmys and the prestigious Columbia University DuPont award for his reporting.
Website: http://www.khou.com/story/about-us/2010/02/03/len-cannon/11135958/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LenCannonKHOU
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KHOULenCannon


Rakesh Agrawal , Founder of Snapstream.com 

Rakesh is a Houston-based founder, investor and technologist. He founded SnapStream (, which makes a DVR for business. SnapStream helps the Daily Show, Last Week Tonight and a few hundred others record and search TV.

And now SnapStream is used to share bits of TV on Twitter and Facebook as GIFs, native videos and screenshots.  SnapStream's Twitter and Facebook integration is used by organizations like Politico, the DNC, Access Hollywood, and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

As an investor in many early stage technology companies, Rakesh broadly follows the arc of technology in many different realms.  
Website: www.snapstream.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/rakeshagrawal/
Blog: http://rake.sh/blog/about/ 

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