It used to be that all it took to maximize social media was knowing how and when to post something. Since then we have entered an era where mastering social media is a profession within itself.
One of the more fundamental telephone accessories for outdoor writers — the ability to record an interview — remains elusive even on the 10th anniversary of Steve Jobs’ big 2007 unveiling of the first iPhone.
Our art director at Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine likes to put “Easter eggs” in the app version of our magazine as a way to amuse readers (and, truthfully, himself) with little surprises.
For awhile, I resisted joining Instagram. My climbing partner insisted I check it out, saying it might help me in my recent foray into climbing photography, but I wasn’t big into social media. I didn’t get it.
It was the sound of birds, or the absence of it, I noticed most.
In August of 2007, then-Google designer Chris Messina suggested Twitter use hashtags as a way create groups and categorize conversations. Twitter rejected the idea. Its users did not.
In my job I’m often deployed to remote places to photograph and write about parcels of land that have recently been protected or otherwise conserved.
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