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.

January 9, 2014
#144: HipChat, Hisy for #selfies, Jelly!

Amber & Sarah chat about Jelly for crowdsourced answers, HipChat for team communication, Hisy for remote selfies, Google's ferry, Confide for secret correspondence, & more!

January 3, 2014
#143: Tracking Snow Plows, Sharks, and Social Weather!

Amber & Sarah talk about tracking snow plows in NYC, why social media marketers need to follow the weather, and sharks on Twitter!

December 24, 2013
#142: 2013 Social Year in Review

Amber & Sarah run down their favorite stories, trends, services, hoaxes, and general social greatness of 2013!

December 20, 2013
#141: "Hatching Twitter" Author Nick Bilton

Amber & Sarah chat with "Hatching Twitter' author Nick Bilton, autoplay ads are coming to Facebook, Exposure is a beautifully visual blogging tool, crowdsourcing the news with Storyful, Lil BUB yule log, & more!

December 13, 2013
#140: Like Twitter

Amber & Sarah's thoughts on Twitter's blocking backtrack, YouTube's biggest vids of the year, WestJet's Christmas miracle, Leo app is the new Snapchat, & more!

December 6, 2013
#139: Gary Vaynerchuk Jab Jab Jabs!

Amber & Sarah chat with social expert Gary Vaynerchuk about Twitter faux pas, smart/easy marketing, & his new book, Pinterest wins on Cyber Monday, LastPass for password security, Apple buys Topsy, and more!

November 22, 2013
#138: Pinterest travels, Snapchat passes Facebook, Windows gets Instagram

Amber & Sarah discuss Pinterest getting into the travel game, Snapchat passes Facebook in photo snaps?, Windows phones get Instagram, Jean-Claude Van Dam impersonated, and more!