Shelly Palmer Radio Report – December 20, 2013

If you’re looking forward to a quiet Christmas with friends and family and don’t want to worry about social media for the day, listen up. A new service called Relaxed can automatically respond to Facebook messages and tweets directed at you on your behalf. If you can’t go five minutes without checking your Twitter @ replies, Relaxed isn’t for you. But for the rest of us who want to spend quality time with loved ones, Relaxed offers a set of responses to choose from and also gives you the option to set your own. It’s sort of like an out-of-office email responder. To use it, go to and connect your chosen account(s). Set up the message you want to send and the dates you want Relaxed to start and stop. After you do that, you’re all set! Any Facebook messages or tweets sent your way will be acknowledged, and be waiting for you to take care of when you have a little more time. Happy holidays!


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).

  • Paula Lynn

    The best way is to CLOSE THE PHONE. Voice mail will be your default. Best thing since the delete key.