As the first summer games since the explosion of social media, the International Olympic Committee worked hard to make London 2012 the most socially-integrated games yet. This included Twitter pages, Instagram profiles and Foursquare check ins that could be rewarded with tickets to the games. And, of course, fans are encouraged to follow their favorite athletes to get a more personal look inside their games. But, as is always the case with Twitter – when it’s good, it’s really good; when it’s bad, it’s really bad.
Haters gonna hate, and Tweeters gonna tweet. Celebrities know this all too well, as Twitter users increasingly take to their feeds to shout agression and insults at stars. The faceless Internet provides a sense of protection and confidence, I suppose. Back in March, Jimmy Kimmel found the perfect response method to these cyber bullies: turn the joke on them.
If you didn’t catch what Gizmodo is calling “the most magical moment in Twitter history,” stop what you’re doing and make sure you follow good ol’ T. Boone to see what he might tweet next. (Image courtesy of Gizmodo.) As a fellow Oklahoman, and an alumna to Oklahoma State University, where energy tycoon Pickens also [...]
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.
Today, a tweet from technology writer Dan Frommer (Business Insider, Forbes, Splatf, FromeDome.com) caught our eye:
These days, curation — especially in the digital realm — is becoming one of those “it” terms to throw around if you want to be on-point talking about solutions to deal with content abundance.
I agree with Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg: Women need more seats at the table.
Buzz and increased anticipation surrounding “Watch the Throne,” the collaborative album between Jay-Z and Kayne West, exploded again yesterday with the release of the mini-doc “Watch the Throne.” The 10-minute short follows the duo behind the scenes to learn and watch the creative journey of “Watch the Throne.” In traditional music doc fashion, it is fast paced and choppy—but it works.
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.
Unless you’ve been living in a cave somewhere (har, har), you know by now that the world’s most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden, is dead. As President Obama addressed the nation last night, thousands took to social media to share in this historic moment.