As legislators debated same-sex marriage legislation on the floor of the Minnesota House of Representatives Thursday afternoon, Minnesotans shared photos from protests and voiced their opinions on the legislation on social media.
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Do you have questions about social media? Ask our Patch Pros by leaving a comment below.
How well do you know your friends? In light of the bizarre hoax involving star Notre Dame football player Manti Te’o and a renewed focus on online friendships, the topic for this week’s Patch Pro is social media. This week’s Patch Pros are: Lisa Genosky Genosky is the owner and co-founder of Queen Bee Media. Queen Bee Media is a Twin Cities social media marketing agency. Cherie DeBrule DeBrule is the co-founder of the St. Paul Marketing Team. She designed the books Rise Above the Race and The Google Places Bible. Ask your questions in the comments section below.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Minnesota voters young and old used Twitter to talk about their Minnesota Election decisions, particularly on the proposed Marriage Amendment.
We followed a few common topics around the Twin Cities, including both sides of the Minnesota Marriage Amendment vote, and found what people were talking about on social media this Election Day. A reminder, though, that Tweeting a photo of your ballot, filled out, is stongly discouraged by the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office. Take a look.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Voting through Feb. 25 will determine which of 13 nonprofits will get a boost of new advertising.
DARTS, a northern Dakota County nonprofit dedicated to serving older adults, is hoping to be lucky number 13 in a contest to win a free media campaign. The “Lucky 13” contest is sponsored by advertising agency Campbell Mithun and Greater Twin Cities United Way. Thirteen nonprofits are competing for the grand prize, which is an advertising campaign developed by a Campbell Mithun intern team (13 interns, of course) this summer. Here’s what DARTS told Campbell Mithun they want to do with the campaign, should they win: "We'd like help with taking full advantage of the e-philanthropy success possible through GiveMN, particularly in engaging our corporate donors and our on-the-front-lines volunteer corps." To vote, visit the Lucky 13 contest …
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Learn how to use many of Patch's features through these nuggets of know-how.
It's a season of discovery, and Mendota Heights Patch launched just in time to be a part of it. In the days leading up to the New Year, I'll be writing regular tips on how to use the Patch site and all its features to help readers get the most out of every visit. Instead of a big, lengthy tutorial, check back here in the upcoming days for a few info bites (bytes?) each day that can be read and tested out in a matter of minutes. Wednesday's tips are all about social media, which isn't an afterthought for Patch, it's an extension of the site itself. Tip 13: Fan the Facebook Page Become a fan of Mendota Heights Patch on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MendotaHeightsPatch to receive links to stories right in your Facebook home page news feed. …