Monthly Archives: August 2011

Why your viral video never went viral – iMediaConnection.com

Don’t take yourself too seriously. Use humor, but ensure that the humor supports your brand. Humor is very personal, and in order for most things to be funny, it will usually push the edges of NSFW (not safe for work) … Continue reading

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New Moontoast eBook on Facebook Commerce for Brands (#Infographic) | Social Commerce Today

Moontoast, one of the leading social commerce platforms working with retailers, publishers, musicians and celebrities has just published a new, useful and insightful e-book on Facebook commerce for brands. It’s most definitely worth a download – from here (free) – as … Continue reading

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Facebook Just Bowed Out of the Check-In War With Foursquare | Betabeat — News, gossip and intel from Silicon Alley 2.0.

Image of Foursquare’s board via Fortune While some folks might attribute the rumbling feeling that hit New York this afternoon to a 5.9 earthquake in Virginia, Betabeat now knows better. It was the tectonic reverberations of defeat, as Facebook quietly … Continue reading

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16 Ways To Jump-Start Your Organization’s Creativity | Psychology Today

Simply put, the key to increasing creativity in any organization is to make it start acting like a creative organization. Suppose you wanted to be an artist: You would begin behaving like an artist by painting every day. You may … Continue reading

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How Speech Recognition Is Changing Our World [#INFOGRAPHIC]

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Mobile patent lawsuits #infographic

Mike Bostock visualizes mobile patent lawsuits, improving on a graphic from Thomson Reuters that wasn’t so good. Dashed lines are resolved suits and green ones are licenses to the company. via flowingdata.com View/comment on the original post at blog @cankoklu

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Turkish bank earns 500k fans by offering Facebook games #Akbank

by Jenny Ng, Posted Aug 16th 2011 7:15PM These days, many companies are turning to Facebook games as a way of connecting with and building their audience (e.g. Channel 4’s Beauty Town). But one pioneering company, a Turkish bank called … Continue reading

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Google to Acquire Motorola Mobility – Google Investor Relations

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MMI) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility for $40.00 per share in cash, or a total of about $12.5 … Continue reading

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LinkedIn opts 100 million users into sharing private information within advertisements – Yahoo! News

In order to opt out of social advertising, the LinkedIn user has to take four steps to escape third-party advertisements: Hover over the user name in the top right hand corner of any LinkedIn page and click ‘Settings’. On the Settings … Continue reading

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BankSimple Announces Funding & Partnerships to Launch Real-Time Banking Platform

BankSimple, the highly anticipated web-only bank being built with an emphasis on user experience and no fees, is getting closer to launching, the company said today. CEO Joshua Reich put up a blog post this afternoon announcing that BankSimple has … Continue reading

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