Shelly Palmer Radio Report – December 20, 2013

If you’re looking forward to a quiet Christmas with friends and family and don’t want to worry about social media for the day, listen up. A new service called Relaxed can automatically respond to Facebook messages and tweets directed at you on your behalf. If you can’t go five minutes without checking your Twitter @ replies, Relaxed isn’t for you. But for the rest of us who want to spend quality time with loved ones, Relaxed offers a set of responses to choose from and also gives you the option to set your own. It’s sort of like an out-of-office email responder. To use it, go to and connect your chosen account(s). Set up the message you want to send and the dates you want Relaxed to start and stop. After you do that, you’re all set! Any Facebook messages or tweets sent your way will be acknowledged, and be waiting for you to take care of when you have a little more time. Happy holidays!

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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