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.

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!

November 15, 2013
#137: BAT KID! Snapchat's offer, Toymail

Amber & Sarah watch Bat Kid save Gotham city, Toymail for parents and kids, Pinterest's new API, Quad app for college kids, tips for better YouTube thumbnails, & more!

November 8, 2013
#136: Twitter IPO! Context photo text app! Doge!

Amber & Sarah chat about what Twitter's IPO means for the future, YouTube's new Google+ commenting system, Facebook's new Like buttons, Context photo app is the new Snapchat, Sunrise calendar is socially superior, & more!

November 1, 2013
#135: Facebook loses teens, PiP for pets, FrontBack, Pinstamatic

Amber & Sarah chat about Facebook's teen exodus, PiP is facial recognition for lost pets, Pinstamatic opens up Pinterest to everything, FrontBack is creatively odd, Twitter's new timeline, & more!