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Todd Olmstead
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    Community Editor, 2014 - present
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I live in New York, work for the Wall Street Journal, and write when I can about music. Non-professional loves include coffee, cats, and the NBA.
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U.S. companies spent $5.1 billion on social media advertising in 2013. 62% of consumers say that social media has no influence on purchasing: http://on.wsj.com/V5auQN
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I'm not at all surprised by the conclusions in this report +Todd Olmstead. I've seen it in my own ad results.

However, I am shocked that the so-called "social media experts" on the major social networks have decided to ignore this important study.

I guess if everything isn't good social news, they simply have no interest in posting or commenting on it?
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Takeaway from this deep dive into the "gig economy" (TaskRabbit, etc): It's not even remotely viable. . 
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I interviewed Moby about his new album, his work w/ BitTorrent, and all sorts of stuff about digital music and DJ culture.
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And suddenly, an overly high traffic of posts on Google+
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Spotify is 5 today. Here's a look at where they've been and where they're going.

#longreads  
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Great article.
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The +Mashable post on what passwords you should change because of Heartbleed is really useful. 
A look at which companies have issued a security patch to fix the Heartbleed bug.
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Hello how are you friend :-)
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"As publishers see up to half their traffic arriving on mobile, many of them — including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Post — are staffing their newsrooms with editors who know how to tweak and create content specifically for mobile devices." 
Move over social media editor; there's now a new hot newsroom title: mobile editor.
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Maybe I'm missing something, but couldn't we always send emails to a circle by checking the 'also send email' box when posting? 
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Holy crap these photos are great.
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PopSci's editor in chief is hosting a Hangout to discuss the site's decision to shut off comments.

This strikes me as a little absurd.
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Can anyone recommend a good email app for iOS 7? I have a new phone and am open to trying something other than Apple's default mail app.
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#Mailbox app if you have gmail or google apps. It enables me to keep a clear inbox and stay organised
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