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How Fans Used Social Media to Make History for all Gamers

If you’re serious about video games, you’re serious about the time you spend putting into them. This same rule applies to the players of BioWare‘s Mass Effect trilogy.

The Mass Effect series is a really successful science fiction, action role playing game that was released in 2007. The games follow a player created character named Commander Shepard and his/her mission to save the galaxy from a race of mechanical beings known as Reapers.

Throughout the game, you are prompted to make ‘decisions’ that will ultimately lead up to a unique ending (based on the decisions you’ve made). Although, Mass Effect is different from other role playing series in that the character’s data  you’ve created in previous games transfer over from game to game. This means all of the hours you’ve slaved over for your character really seemed worth it!

Was that the case for these die-hard fans of the Mass Effect series?



BufferApp Down, I repeat, BufferApp is Down

BufferApp LogoWho schedules a maintenance during the middle of the day?

My normal routine consists of me waking up, checking twitter for relevant and shareable content, scanning through Flipboard, and reading through my RSS feeds. In order to avoid bombarding my followers with endless tweets, I use a tool like Buffer to spread them out throughout the day.

On March 13th, something terrible happened. BufferApp was down (and still is down, as I write this post). Myself, and many others on Twitter did not know what to do with themselves without Buffer’s services.


Addicted to Social Media? HootSuite is for you.

HootSuite is an all-in-one social media dashboard that offers everything from scheduled tweeting, analytics, and project management.

It can serve the average social media consumer, or an employee of any business as a full fledged marketing tool.

There are so many other social media clients out there. Why is HootSuite the way to go?