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GQ has named Kevin Sintumuang multimedia editor. Sintumuang comes to GQ from The Wall Street Journal, where he was features editor for its “Off Duty” section. Also at GQ, Ted Stafford has been promoted to fashion market director, and Will Welch has been promoted to senior editor, style. (Fishbowl NY)

CELEBUZZ has made several staffing changes. Executive editor of CELEBUZZ, Joseph Kapsch, has announced he is leaving his New York post. Meanwhile, Kristin Koch, formerly senior editor of style at XO Group, has been named senior editor. She also previously contributed to Vanity Fair and iVillage. Todd Gilchrist, who most recently worked for The Hollywood Reporter, is the new senior editor of film. And in New York, Lee Hernandez has joined CELEBUZZ from The Huffington Post, where he was a staff editor. His official new title is senior staff editor. (FishbowlLA)

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Cubes: Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of The Knot

In this episode of “Cubes,” we tour the offices of XO Group Inc., the media company best known for every bride-to-be’s favorite site, The Knot.

The XO Group’s brand-new space in lower Manhattan boasts a fashion runway, a bar with a kegerator, a giant projection screen for playing Xbox Kinect, and a staircase inspired by the ones found in Apple stores. Oh, and it has really good feng shui.

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Twitter Dos and Don’ts from the Magazine World

Stories about companies and celebrities making major Twitter gaffes have become legendary, but less newsworthy mistakes are made every day, even by established users. A panel of magazine editors and social media managers offered Twitter pitfalls and pointers based on their own media brands’ experiences at the MPA Digital: Social Media conference in New York on Wednesday.

Hashtag obsession: While hashtags help your brand or event to be found on Twitter, their use should be limited. Allison Dempsey, social media editor at Parenting, outlined the downside of using too many hashtags in one tweet. “It’s like bolding every word in a sentence, and then nothing pops.”

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