The Social Hour

Social web addicts Sarah Lane and Amber MacArthur have teamed up to create "The Social Hour," your source for the best social tools, news, and fascinating folks building the next generation of the Internet.

Contact The Social Hour at or 2626-SOCIAL (262-676-2425).

Records live every Thursday at 12:00pm PT / 3:00pm ET.

April 16, 2012
#56: Google+ Redesign, $40M for Path, Spotify's Big Play

Sarah and guest host Iyaz Akhtar on Google+ white space options, Facebook email, Path's big valuation, StumbleUpon's Timeline feature, Vimeo on Pinterest, & more!

April 9, 2012
#55: Facebook Buys Instagram for a Billion Dollars!

Amber & Sarah discuss Facebook's shocking Instagram acquisition, Silicon Valley gets a reality show, Social Fixer for a better UI, Foursquare follies, Bump Pay, & more!

April 2, 2012
#54: Miso CEO Somrat Niyogi, Snapguide,

Amber & Sarah chat with Miso CEO Somrat Niyogi on socializing TV, Camera Awesome, WriteThat.Name, Snapguide,, Wrapp, & more!

March 26, 2012
#53: Airtime, Pair, Sickweather, Ark

Amber & Sarah cover an incoming slew of new social apps, Airtime, Pair, Ark, Instagram for Android, & more!

March 19, 2012
#52: Guy Kawasaki, What the Plus!

Amber & Sarah chat with Guy Kawasaki about his new book What the Plus!, Google+ isn't a ghost town,,, the Shamrock shake disaster, & more!

March 15, 2012
#51: SXSW, Nike FuelBand, Kevin Rose Shuts Down Oink, Joins Google

Amber & Sarah recap SXSW & the Nike FuelBand's success there, Kevin Rose shuts down Oink & joins Google, Gowalla is done, Bounce for Android, Tout for video, & more!

March 5, 2012
#50: Highlight, SETILive, WTF Pinterest, QR Condom Codes

Amber & Sarah cover the buzz around passive location app Highlight, SETILive for alien fans, Dropmark, WTF Pinterest, QR codes for condoms, & more!