Archive | July, 2009

Mint: One Trillion Dollars Visualised

30. July 2009

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I love data visualised and this style has been going around for about the last year and it just makes standard information look and sound super engaging. This video from Mint.com (amazing service – wish is was in AUS!) is very very informative and well worth 1 minute of your time!

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Best Buy Launches TwelpForce

30. July 2009

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Best Buy has just launched @TwelpForce – their stab at providing social service to their customers through twitter and one of the great parts about this campaign is that the people responding is actually very social in itself. Hundreds of Employees at Best Buy are signing up to start receiving tweets from customers to help via twitter on [...]

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Out Of Buzz: Gone Snowboarding!

30. July 2009

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Well I’m heading out of the buzz and down to Perisher for the weekend, and easy 6h drive from Sydney! So this will be the first weekend in a long time there are no posts on Digital Buzz, so I might have to enlist someone to post for me!! Have a great weekend. Ps. Perisher [...]

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Gold Lion: Interactive Coke Vending Machine

29. July 2009

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This is probably the coolest vending machine you’ve ever seen! The new Coca-Cola Interactive vending machine won a Gold Cannes Lion in 2009 and will be rolled out across the globe over the next 12 months. Coke say they are moving their vending machines from generic product selection to experiential marketing experiences for every consumer. [...]

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Twitter Launches New Interface

29. July 2009

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Twitter has just launched their new interface (about time!) and its pretty sleek. They’ve pulled out the search box which was previously not existent and extended 3 levels of #popular subjects > Today > This week > This month. I’m a fan of the new interface, very cool indeed, but it’s a shame it doesn’t [...]

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MadMen Yourself: With Twitter

29. July 2009

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AMC launched a new microsite for promote MadMen‘s third season (The popular TV series). In the website you can build your own character from the ground up with a lot of different accessories. Best of all the illustrations created by Dyna Moe. Then you can integrate your customised charater straight into your twitter account! Check out [...]

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Ford: Fusion Lab

29. July 2009

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JWT Brazil launched a new cool website for Ford Fusion. The 9 features the new Ford Fusion turned into 9 experiments in a studio. This is the spread of new JWT’s work in partnership with the producing Colmeia. You can watch or interact with the videos  to explore the new Ford Fusion features virtually. You can [...]

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Doritos: iD3 Advergame Launches

28. July 2009

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A little while ago I posted about the upcoming Doritos ID3 Campaign. Well, it’s now live and the 3 part advergame is currently in stage one of the interactive adventure that’s being used to promote the limited edition mystery flavour – and it’s very very cool. The ID3 Advergame allows players to go undercover to [...]

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Debacle: Nike’s Full HD Webisode

26. July 2009

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Seems everyone is in a skateboarding mood at the moment and while I’m about to hit the slopes snowboarding this weekend at Perisher in Australia, I use to be a skateboarder back in the day, so this is very cool to watch! This is the trailer for the 23minute Full HD skateboarding webisode from Nike. [...]

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Volkswagen: The People’s Reviewer

26. July 2009

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Volkswagen are running an innovative social media campaign for the new Tiguan. In search of some viral buzz they’ve created something a little different with “the people’s reviewer” campaign that leverages a range of social mediums like YouTube, Blogs, Flickr, Facebook and Twitter. The campaign started with thousands of YouTube auditions to find interesting people [...]

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Adidas: Live Online Interactive Competition

25. July 2009

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Scholz & Volkmer are launching a new campaign for Adidas where they are staging a live “interactive” online competition from this Sunday (26th July) for 5 days where fans will be able to control everything a German actor (who wants to become the 12th man of FC Bayern) is required to do online. Users will [...]

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Twitter Launches Live Search Widget

25. July 2009

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For a while there Twitter’s ability to search their own content wasn’t great, but they eventually caught up started offering real time search which is now the envy of Google! Yesterday they extended that by releasing a new real-time live search widget that can be added to websites and blogs. The new tool enables you [...]

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Toyota iQ Font: Made With Cars

23. July 2009

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This is an interesting campaign by Toyota and a few Interactive Designers / Font Artists who collaborated to create a new font with a car. It’s a pretty cool video to some extent and I love the technology aspect of it, a very different way of promoting a car! If you like the font, you [...]

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Harry Potter Tweets: Send Magic Via Twitter!

23. July 2009

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Fethi sent me a very cool piece of twitter magic today! From the new Harry Potter Tweets campaign where you can select from a range of spells and then place them upon your chosen followers twitter stream! It can take a while to load, but provides an interesting variation to some of the other twitter [...]

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Pizza Hut iPhone App: Best Commercial App?

22. July 2009

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Ok, so I’m going to go out on a limb here… But this might be the BEST commercial iPhone App I’ve seen to date. It’s got a beautifully designed interface and just about every feature you would have expected, then some more! The new Pizza Hut iPhone App lets you create the perfect pizza from [...]

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