Social Media Roundup: How AARP Won the Oscars, Too

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AARP’s way of getting in on the Oscars conversation shows that “newsjacking” isn’t limited to social media. We’ve seen it a ton in the past year— companies and organizations finding ways to make themselves part of the conversation via social media during major events. That’s what AARP recently did, and you can read all about it in today’s Social Media Roundup. — iCohere Team (@iCohere) March 3, 2014.

Lunchtime Links: Peyton Manning’s Omaha Shoutout

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With the NFL playoffs in full swing, all eyes are on the four remaining teams—and, apparently, all ears are on the calls of the quarterbacks. That brought the city of Omaha, Nebraska, which doesn’t even have an NFL team, a little welcome attention. The Greater Omaha Convention and Visitors Bureau was certainly surprised—and pleased—when the largest city in Nebraska was trending on Twitter this weekend.

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Mo Rocca on Creativity, Comedy, and Obit Con vs Comic Con

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But it’s so that’s one thing I I actually lost my voice at one point because I was doing so many interviews and I was talking If I needed you know, somebody in Nebraska to hear me without any amplification hear me? I wish I had played team sports, at least for a time.

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