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Isaac Pigott
Works at Alabama Power
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Lives in Trussville, AL
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I am getting more than a little annoyed with Google+

My preference would be to share everything publicly, but to do that I have to come to this interface and do it manually.

The Google+ API does not allow external apps to share anything to Public, it will always just be to Friends. And Google+ does not allow you to edit the sharing parameters after the fact.

"Delete it and re-post it!" they happily say.

I would love to post through Flipboard, and then pop in to catch the engagements. But it is damned frustrating to insist that I log specifically into the site and manually do what I can do elsewhere with a bookmarklet?

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It has become very wonky, by which I mean way more wonky lately than in its heyday. For me the settings seem to default to whatever I did last. If I posted to a group last, that's the default the next time I post.

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German trains have come a long way in 75 years. 
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I am just waiting for someone to link this to a climate change angle...
On Tuesday we shared NASA's new photo of a fully illuminated Earth. This is an update to the “Blue Marble” photo taken by Apollo 17 astronauts in 1972, more than four decades ago.Here, you can compare the two.“How perfect North America looks. I am still amazed by how the oceans dwarf the continents,” Jim Corradino of Norwalk, Conn., wrote us. “There’s something remarkable about a single snapshot of the Earth — an intact view of our planet in its ...
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40 second clip. See how many memes you can find!
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No hashtags!?
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"...maybe they could grip it by the husk."
More than a year since the tragic disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 there are still unanswered questions. The exact fate of the plane - and the 239 lives aboard - remains a mystery. Now an international team of researchers has used...
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"It's not a question of where he grips it, it's a question of weight ratios."
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15,000 years from now, as the next civilization reaches critical mass after the Ice Age, scientists and archaeologists will discover our internet archives, and conclude that sunsets suddenly exploded in frequency after 2012 because now there are so many photographs.

Oh, and like the Egyptians, we worship cats. Because, photos.
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To Isaac, Its now not possible. It happens after so many years and part by part. Leave it, I read your story then I become your fan.I like you invite my circle. Waiting for your reply. Good night.+1
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Antonin Scalia was found alone in his room, with traces of both dihydrogen monoxide and bilirubin in his bloodstream. WHAT ARE THEY COVERING UP?
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On the internet, nobody knows you're a dog ordering pot from Amazon's drone delivery service.

Family finds dog carrier crushed by a bundle of marijuana that crashed through the roof of their carport.
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Ordinarily, I would check out Snopes on this. But it is legit.
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What +IFTTT means to you is that you can quickly and easily pop onto the IFTTT website or their +Android and iOS apps and start automating social media actions based on actual physical behaviors.  It’s thrilling!
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Two sturgeon attacks in one month? It would be a shame if some weasel out there tried piling on to this tragedy by blaming it on climate change.

Red Book it?
Jaylon Rippy died after getting struck by the fish; her mother, Tanya Faye Rippy, and 9-year-old brother, Trevor Rippy, were also injured.
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Today, in my Bonza puzzle, a reminder that my Gitmo Slave dinner is waiting for me to add water. #macandcheese 
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  • Alabama Power
    Spokesman, 2008 - present
    Spokesman, Strategist and Social Media Wrangler
  • Positive Position Media Consulting
    Owner, 2001 - present
    Media trainer and Crisis coach
  • American Red Cross
    Communications Director, 2006 - 2008
  • American Red Cross
    Public Affairs, 2004 - 2006
  • ABC 33/40
    Senior Reporter, 1996 - 2004
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Trussville, AL
Leeds, AL - Enterprise, AL - Coker, AL - Tuscaloosa, AL - Twin Falls, ID
A former TV news reporter who now helps businesses tell their stories to the people who need to hear them.
I spent 16 years in TV news, with a smattering of awards (and an Emmy) for my troubles. Along the way, I fell in love with helping other people better communicate. I founded my consultancy, Positive Position, and went to work for the American Red Cross.

After a few years there, having a blast with crisis communications, disasters, and social media, my position was wiped out in a huge layoff. I landed at Alabama Power, where I currently work as a spokesman and strategist for the Birmingham Division, and lead the company's efforts in social media and digital relations. 
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Won an Emmy. Used to teach Kung Fu. Authored the greatest pickup line ever. Chaired a professional conference in London.
  • University of Alabama
    Broadcast Journalism, 1986 - 1991
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