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When the AP is hacked, what or who can you trust on Twitter?

Y’all Connect’s Wade Kwon spoke with Fox 6 to discuss how lapses in reliability affect both media outlets and their followers.

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Mack Collier on handling negative blog comments

Y’all Connect speaker Mack Collier knows how to deal with negative commenters on corporate blogs. He share his ideas with the Alabama Social Media Association in a 40-minute video.

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Top 10 ways to tell a brand story in 2013

A list of unique approaches to current storytelling.

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Andrea Weckerle discusses online civility and how to cultivate it

Y’all Connect speaker Andrea Weckerle discusses approaches for all of us online in building and maintaining civility. She shares her thoughts in the Trafcom News Podcast for March.

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Proposal: new guidelines for social media during a crisis

I propose a few guidelines on how brands can handle social media when crises occur.

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What’s the difference between storytelling and corporate speak?

California-based public relations group the Hoffman Agency put together this infographic delineating the virtues of storytelling vs. the vices of corporate speak.

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Nichole Kelly on key factors in content marketing

Content marketing in blogging and social media can take tremendous effort and patience. But where do you get started?

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Boston Marathon tragedy: glimpses through tweets

Two bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured more than 140 today. I just wanted to share a glimpse of how a few of our speakers reacted on Twitter.

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Huntsville wins its own social media conference

Huntsville won a Facebook contest on Tuesday to hold the 2013 Social Media Tourism Symposium in November. The Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau led the voting effort on Facebook and Twitter, beating out Missoula, Mont.

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Andrea Weckerle shares ways to drown out the haters

One concern that keeps companies from engaging in blogging and social spaces is the online army of negative nellies. Y’all Connect speaker Andrea Weckerle thinks we have another option: Take back the Internet.

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