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.

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!

February 27, 2012
#49: "United Breaks Guitars" singer & Co-Founder Dave Carroll

Amber & Sarah chat with Dave Carroll, star of "United Breaks Guitars" & co-founder of, a Google+ bookmarking tip, is Pinterest for videos, & more!

February 17, 2012
#48: Reuters Social Media Editor Anthony De Rosa

Amber & Sarah chat with Reuters Editor and Tumblr celeb Anthony De Rosa, Facebook gets verified accounts and allows pseudonyms, Boomerang Gmail for busy inboxes, Betakit for startup news, & more!

February 13, 2012
#47: The Social Hour 47: Grammys Delay, Instagram's Lux, Whitney Houston News

Amber & Sarah on Grammys cheers & jeers, Whitney Houston's death "broken" via Twitter, LinkedIn buys Rapportive, Instagram adds Lux, & more!

February 6, 2012
#46: CEO Steve Years & a Social Superbowl

Amber & Sarah chat with CEO Steve Years about creating personal infographic destinations, Twitter rules the Superbowl, Tumblr hires writers/editors, Gripevine, & more!

January 30, 2012
#45: Rdio CEO Drew Larner

Amber & Sarah chat with Rdio CEO Drew Larner about the future of streaming music, plus a walkthrough of Wunderkit, Stitchagram, Buffer news, & more!