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.

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!

October 25, 2013
#134: LinkedIn Intro, Vine Time Travel, Collections

Amber & Sarah chat about Twitter's teen popularity, the decline of Wikipedia, Medium opening to all, Collections, LinkedIn "Intro", & more!

October 18, 2013
#133: Twitter's DM turmoil, Patreon, FriendFlop

Sarah & guest host Iyaz Akhtar chat about Twitter's new DM strategy, why Facebook trumps all other networks in referral traffic, Path's layoffs, the iKettle, & more!

October 11, 2013
#132: Alexis Ohanian, Author

Amber & Sarah chat with TSH favorite Alexis Ohanian about his new book, social don'ts, & spirit animals, Instagram forces video autoplay, superhero social scores, SCR Screen Recorder for Android, & more!

October 4, 2013
#131: Twitter's IPO, Snapchat Stories, Pinloadr

Amber & Sarah weigh the pros and cons of Twitter's IPO, get ready for Instagram ads, Pinloadr makes bath pinning a snap, Snapchat launched "Stories", Cover app helps you pay your restaurant bill, & more!