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Dave's Totally Awesome Social Media Show on CKNW 980AM

CKNW – Dave’s Totally Awesome Social Media Show – May 25, 2013

We discuss how I used social media once again to predict the outcome of the BC election; the online campaign to raise funds to purchase the video allegedly showing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack; why can the US media outlets say “Rob Ford smoked crack” while Canadian outlets must say “allegedly”; the Toronto star […]

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Web Wednesday on CFAX 1070AM

CFAX – Web Wednesday – May 22, 2013

We discuss how the online campaign to raise funds to purchase the video allegedly showing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack; why can the US media outlets say “Rob Ford smoked crack” while Canadian outlets must say “allegedly”; Tumblr sold to Yahoo! for $1.1 billion; Microsoft coming out with the Xbox One; every parent should […]

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Web Wednesday on CFAX 1070AM

CFAX – Web Wednesday – May 15, 2013

We discuss how social media predicted yesterday’s BC Liberal majority government re-election; Elections BC told campaigns and candidates to STOP using social media yesterday; Google has a new streaming music service, will it succeed or will it be the latest Google+; how spaceman Chris Hadfield’s sons pushed him to social-media stardom; and more.

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Do Twitter or Facebook Followers Predict Election Results?

Do Twitter or Facebook Followers Predict BC Election Results?

Always lots of chatter about how social media plays a role in elections. You know, social media was the ONLY reason US President Barack Obama in 2008 and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi in 2010 won their posts. There is even a theory that the candidate with the most Facebook followers or Likes will win. In November 2011 three mayoral Candidates […]

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Web Wednesday on CFAX 1070AM

CFAX – Web Wednesday – April 24, 2013

We discuss the Associated Press’ Twitter hack from yesterday; the upcoming two-factor authentication being tested by Twitter which will help stop some account hacking; Facebook is used by 67% of British Columbians; interesting social media useage stats from the UK – 55 year old and up are joining in; deposit your cheque via your smartphone; […]

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Dave's Totally Awesome Social Media Show on CKNW 980AM

CKNW – Dave’s Totally Awesome Social Media Show – April 20, 2013

We discuss many different social media elements from this Boston Marathon bombings, including crowdsourcing the manhunt, using Google Finder and Facebook in an emergency; Facebook is the #1 social network for folks in BC; BC NDP lose a candidate due to racist comments and digital footprints; BC NDP’s photo and Tweet #fail from this week; […]

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Web Wednesday on CFAX 1070AM

CFAX – Web Wednesday – April 17, 2013

We discuss a variety of social media stories arising out of the Boston Marathon bombing including Google Person Finder; BC NDP candidate Dayleen Van Ryswyk’s chat forum comments & digital footprints catches up to her; 71% of Facebook users Engage in ‘self-censorship’; and more.

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Supporters cheer as B.C. Premier Christy Clark, centre left, and her son, Hamish, celebrate her byelection win in the riding of Vancouver-Point Grey on Wednesday. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

Premier Christy Clark’s 30 Minute TV Address

Below is the 30 minute TV address and “second screen” Facebook posts from Premier Christy Clark’s Page. YouTube responded to TubePress with an HTTP 404 – Video not found This post will be updated over the next 24 hours. [View the story “Premier Christy Clark’s 30 Minute TV Address” on Storify]

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