The foursquare Day blog today unveiled this year’s foursquare Day badge on their blog. The badge will obviously be earned for check-ins on April 16th. It was that simple last year. It is unclear right now if there will be … Continue reading
USA Today reports some very interesting facts about Twitter usage. According to Yahoo Research, only 20,000 of the 190 million Twitter users in the world (.05 percent) create close to half of the tweets. In the report, these Twitter ‘elites’ … Continue reading
Color, a new social network, recently launched with a small amount of buzz around it. The hook to Color is that is boldly tells users not to expect any privacy. Color is a mobile app that uses your physical location … Continue reading
Mashable is reporting that Warner Bros has added five titles to its Facebook movie rental offerings.
Inception, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Yogi Bear and Life as We Know It are the latest movies that can be rented via the Warner Bros page for $3 each. Continue reading
Microsoft has added Twitter search results to the news search page on its search engine, Bing. Twitter results now show up in a far right-hand column on the page just below the “most recent” section. The tweets scroll in real-time … Continue reading
We learned from cnet recently that Google is close to launching its Google Music service. The music-streaming service seems to be very similar to iTunes.
The difference between Google Music and iTunes appears to be that Google would like to give users the ability to store their music collections online. Continue reading
If you have paid any attention to this blog over the past 6 months or so, you know that I am a huge Angry Birds fan. Well, imagine my joy today when I heard today that there is now a … Continue reading
Autism Speaks is working on a campaign to promote autism awareness that integrates digital and traditional marketing pretty well.
The Light it up Blue campaign encourages people to show their blue on April 1st and 2nd. Their microsite gives all the details about what you can do to help offline (wear blue, host an event, change you lightbulbs to blue, etc) and online (place a banner on your site, blog/tweet about autism, change your Facebook avatar and/or status to reflect the effort, etc). Continue reading
Tourism Ireland just launched “Ireland Town“- a Facebook game that is basically Farmville with a greater emphasis on Potato-farming and Drinking Beer. Ireland Town is not going over well with the critics in these early days. The game is garnering … Continue reading
13-year old Internet ‘sensation’ Rebecca Black burst on the scene a few weeks ago, when she posted her song ‘Friday’ on YouTube. Since then, the song has been widely-criticized, being dubbed by some as the ‘worst song ever’ and she … Continue reading