Hot answers tagged time-zones
Make it explicit that the scheduled campaign will run in the LA timezone to reduce any confusion. MailChimp does it quite nicely with their Delivery by Time Zone feature http://mailchimp.com/features/timewarp/
The user will be expecting it to be, by default, in their time zone. Anything other than this will cause confusion. However as @RizwanJavaid has highlighted, for some markets/projects (and I would say social media is one) it is perfectly well expected to be able to change this.
I often find myself one time zone away on trips, and dealing with my calendar on OS X or Windows Office is a mine field. I can summarize the problem as "too many choices": The calendar programs all try to do something clever, and not only do they not do what I need but I never quite know what to expect. Configuration options only make matters worse, because ...
Daylight Saving Time is, in some cases, signified by different labels depending on the time of year. For example, Daylight Saving Time in The United States uses the following: Time Zone Standard Time Daylight Saving Time Eastern Time Zone EST (UTC-5) EDT (UTC-4) Central Time Zone CST (UTC-6) CDT (UTC-5) Mountain ...
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