Read our “6 Predictions for Digital Advertising in 2011″ on Mashable. As we continue deeper into a recession, we will see more deal-based advertising. Groupon and LivingSocial were right to make those inroads early. Sites like Gilt Groupe and PLNDR are being really innovative with their sales strategy, and it’s paying off for them. Location-based [...]
With the November election season quickly approaching, one has to wonder just how much of an impact social media platforms will have on the upcoming results. I had the pleasure of attending the “Going Viral: How Campaigns Are Using Social Media” yesterday evening at the Jack Morton Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University. [...]
Teenagers visiting the Coca Cola Village amusement park were handed an RFID bracelet into which they could enter their Facebook login info, allowing them to “like” various attractions and activities throughout the park. Visitors could also auto-tag themselves in any photo taken by an on-site photographer simply by flashing their bracelet.
http://www.facebook.com/places/ Facebook places in Action
I think Facebook needs a better way of keeping track of users likes. Shouldn’t these be saved somewhere we can see them after they get pushed down the feed? Shouldnt we have a tab or something called “Likes”. Likes are similar to how I save links on delicious, it’s just that much easier when a [...]
http://stories.facebook.com/ Well, the big day is here: Facebook has reached 500 million users. To put that into perspective, by recent estimates, there are 309,723,000 people currently living in the U.S. It’s no wonder that there are nearly 65 million people “liking” things every day and more than 25 billion pieces of content shared each month [...]
Google researcher says friend groups may give it a window to best Facebook Paul Adams, lead for User Research for Social at Google, shared a presentation a few days back that was picked up by Venture Beat among others. Google researchers found that people typically have between four and six friend groups and only between [...]
A story about the founders of the social-networking website, Facebook. Justin Timberlake stars as Sean Parker. Jesse Eisenberg plays Mark Z. “You don’t get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies.” thesocialnetwork-movie.com/
The Sony Dash featuring Facebook was spotted in Justin Bieber and Sean Kingstons new video for “Eenie Meenie”. Interesting that hardware and social media have become so desirable that such artists would flash it like jewels. I first saw the Dash at this years CES.