Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 17, 2012

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Have you ever been out to dinner with someone, and before they do anything else, they just HAVE to take a picture of their food and upload it to Instagram? We all know those people. Whether you love the idea or whether it drives you crazy, one restaurant in New York City is embracing the craze. When Latin-American restaurant Comodo in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood noticed a whole bunch of their patrons uploading pictures of their food to Instagram, management decided to get on board by adding the hashtag #CodomoMenu to the bottom of its real-life menu. They encourage guests to add, share and check out the uploaded photos when deciding what to order. So far, the response has been overwhelmingly positive, and the owners have been praised for their creativity. Let’s just hope for their sake that their chef never has an off night. Otherwise, things could get ugly… well, ugly, but with a cool filter on top of it. Very modern art.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).

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