Roundup for June 28

The city of Bozeman has hired a social media manager on a roughly $30,000 contract to post updates about road closures, conditions and detours. An Amtrak press release about its new high-tech locomotives includes suggested tweets. The New Yorker’s upcoming cover marking the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act, which features Bert… Continue reading Roundup for June 28

Facebook buying Instagram

In what will undoubtedly be the biggest social media story of the day, Facebook announced that it is buying the popular photo-sharing service Instagram for $1 billion. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the news on his Facebook timeline, of course. In the post, Zuckerberg writes that Facebook needs to be “mindful about keeping and building… Continue reading Facebook buying Instagram