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The Feed: TF059 Guy Kawasaki talks Canva (& Canada) crush

We talk with Saleem Khan about about how news organizations are banking on virtual reality to tell stories. Plus, Internet linguist Gretchen McCulloch joins us to talk emoji and the future of the English language. Finally, Canva evangelist Guy Kawasaki explains the future of mobile design. Listen to the… Read More

FB Live: Time to Quit? 3 Things I Stopped to Reach New Goals

We often obsess about new things we want to do, but sometimes when bettering our business and ourselves it’s important to quit things that are interrupting our success. In this Facebook Live chat, I share the three things that I stopped to reach new goals for my work and for… Read More

Twitter Polls & How To Use Them

Twitter Polls have been around a little while but a lot of people don’t realize exactly what they can do and how easy they are to implement. A Twitter Poll is a special type of tweet that presents 2-4 options that any Twitter user can vote on anonymously. This is… Read More

Google Image Search Tips & Tricks

We’ve talked about Google search before on 15secTech but we wanted to share a few more tips that can help you specifically find images online. It’s pretty easy stuff if you know where to look for it but, if you haven’t paid attention, you may just have missed some of the power… Read More

Pokemon GO’s Popularity & Parent’s Guide

Pokemon GO has had an amazing launch, with more than 30 million people having already downloaded the game – and there are a couple of reasons that may be good. One thing I love about Pokemon GO is that it gets people outside and can help them be more active,… Read More

12 Instagram Rules to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

I recently ran a contest in my weekly newsletter asking parents to share their online safety rules.  Sam Title, CEO of The Coffice, emailed me his family’s 12 Instagram guidelines.  He created this document to steer his 13-year-old daughter in the right direction.  In Outsmarting Your Kids Online, we talk a… Read More

Live Streaming: Truths, Consequences, Opportunities

When Periscope first launched in 2015, there were numerous news headlines warning users (and those in their lens’ way) about the dangers of live streaming.  As Motherboard explained in its March 26th post that year, “When you’re live streaming, you give away more than you likely would in… Read More

Snapchat’s Memories: What You Need to Know

Snapchat has recently introduced Memories – a way to save old Snaps and Stories in a new section of the Snapchat app for Android and iOS. You’ll get a Chat from Team Snapchat when the new Memories feature is available on your account, and after that update you’ll… Read More