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 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!

September 27, 2013
#130: TWiL's Denise Howell, Facebook Edting, #Hashtags

Amber & Sarah chat with This Week in Law host Denise Howell about the legal side of social, big week for Twitter spats, the insanity of hashtags, & more!

September 20, 2013
#129: Pinterest ads, Cinch, Contactive

Amber & Sarah chat about the future of ads on Pinterest, social anger, Tim Cook joins Twitter, Contactive for Android, Cinch for expert advice, & more!