When word came down from Mark Zuckerberg that Facebook acquired Instagram, many people had immediate, strong, and diverse reactions.
Our challenge: how can the government effectively integrate social media into its daily practices?
This past Wednesday, JESS3 had the opportunity to attend the Funniest Celebrity in Washington contest at DC Improv, a charity fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen foundation.
Just a over a week before the Thanksgiving holiday brought a stillness and ‘thankfulfor’ vibe to the Internet that is much welcomed, Facebook experienced something that the Internet is infamous for: hacking, spam and porn.
Ticketmaster’s new interactive seat maps combine two things that I absolutely love: social media and music. Now, as soon as you load a seat map on Tickmaster’s site, you see where everyone you know at the concert is sitting. The interactive maps pull data from ticket-buyers’ Facebook profiles.
What’s the biggest issue in social media today? It’s the subject of Social Media Magazine’s debut cover, for which I’m working on some drawings. I wanted to share the sketches that I’ve pulled together as the launch of the magazine draws closer. As I’ve written elsewhere, I don’t believe that Google+ is anywhere near replacing Facebook [...]
In an ever expanding, ever evolving online world, living in an echo chamber is a route towards obsolescence (and so is designing with web 1.0 browsers and UIs in mind, but I digress). To truly compete in this dynamic environment means a regular influx of best known methods and ideas from leaders in their fields.
If for no other reason, the excitement around Google+ is warranted because it demonstrates Google’s commitment to doing social right. After experiments-gone-awry by the names of Wave, Buzz and Orkut, Google is back in the game with a product — or “project” as the company prefers to call it — that is hot.
On Wednesday, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg ushered Belle Haven Community School’s eighth grade class from Menlo Park, California onto high school with a few nuggets of wisdom (Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO,gave the commencement address at Barnard in May).
Last week, Facebook’s Andrew Noyes took AP on a tour of their new D.C. office. The space is sleek, creative and very D.C. Love the interactive Facebook “Wall” and really love the “Undisclosed Location” conference room. Watch the video tour and see if you can spot the JESS3 appearance.