Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 15, 2011

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A new feature on Facebook lets you follow pages’ status updates regardless of whether or not your friends. You can subscribe to a page and choose which updates you’d like to see appear in your news feed. You can choose to ignore posts like game and photo updates. In other news, Verizon launched its first prepaid unlimited plan for feature phones. For $50 a month you get unlimited voice, text messages and web access. If you don’t have a need for anything but basic web access, this no-contract offering is a hard deal to beat. And finally, YouTube is making it easier to make quick fixes to videos after you’ve already uploaded them. Its in-browser editor will let you quickly trim, fix the color and stabilize shaky videos. It also includes 14 effects, like making your cat videos sepia.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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