Archive | July, 2009

Google Maps: Favourite Places

20. July 2009

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Google Maps has just launched a new app called “Favourite Places” as a tourist guide from the many different perspectives of influential locals. Selecting somewhere like New York City gives you personally bookmarked locations to visit, each with personal notes of why that spot was chosen and related images. Not sure it will be a [...]

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Twitter Nominated For a Nobel Peace Prize!

20. July 2009

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Ok ok. So twitter can create a buzz about anything at the moment, but a Nobel Peace Prize!? What The?! WebProNews is getting plenty of attention after posting this article and video. Is twitter hype just getting out of control at the moment or is this some kind of weird joke? Enjoy the video!

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Evian’s “Live Young” Campaign Is A Viral Smash

18. July 2009

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Evian has really grappled with advertising and it’s image over the past several years longing for mass appeal. It appears that Evian’s time to shine has come with the viral smash oft the “Evian Babies” rollerskating and dancing along with one of the original classic hip-hop tunes that shaped music. There was plenty of footage [...]

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Snoop Dogg vs Heineken’s Walk In Fridge

17. July 2009

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You know Heineken have done something right when their YouTube virals get millions of views, but when someone like Snoop Dogg hijacks their viral ad to help promote his own concert – it’s jumped to a new level!! This is the new Snoop Dogg Tour promotional video that has just been released. Enjoy! (see my [...]

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New York Subway: Augmented Reality iPhone App

17. July 2009

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Acrossair are launching what might be the first Augmented Reality iPhone App. Called Nearest Tube, the iPhone app for 3GS uses the inbuilt GPS + Compass to bring an augmented reality experience to your iPhone to help you find the closest subway station entrance! It works when held flat by showing you lines and directions to [...]

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Boondoggle: The Truth About Cannes Gold Lions

16. July 2009

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This is classic. Agency Boondoggle won 5 Cannes Gold Lions in 2009 and (as you do) thought they should just make sure they are the real thing. Great viral piece for the Advertising Industry! Nice work Boondoggle, winner of 5 Yellow Copper Lions.

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Michael Jackson Flash Mob In Amsterdam

15. July 2009

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I’ve been waiting to see a Michael Jackson flash mob of this scale (created by Isabelleokane.com) and thanks to Igor @ Viralblog for posting, here it is! Flash Mobs have been one of the biggest viral phenomenas in 2009 so it was only a matter of time before someone coordinated one this size for Michael Jackson.

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Microsoft Office 2010: The Movie

14. July 2009

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Microsoft is heating up the battle of the ads against Apple with the new “Microsoft Office 2010: The Movie” trailer released. Call me what ever you like, but this isn’t half bad from Microsoft right?! Check out the Office 2010 campaign website here.

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Doritos: iD3 Campaign

14. July 2009

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Doritos launched a new promotional campaign where the consumer must guess what the new flavor of the brand. The campaign was created by iD3 called initials, and shall be officially launched on 21 July. Consumers will have to try the new product, entering the campaign’s site and try to guess what the flavor and the [...]

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Fluent: Razorfish Social Influence Marketing Report

14. July 2009

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Razorfish releases another amazing report about social influence marketing. It?s an inspiring and great read, below are just a few key topics from the report: ? The Razorfish Social Influence Survey, which unearths the importance of social media ininfluencing purchase decisions. ? A feature on how social media is becoming both a paid and unpaid [...]

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Social Music Videos – The Future?

13. July 2009

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What’s the best way to engage your fans? Get them into your music video it seems, with a completely unknown band making waves on YouTube with an amazing music video shot live on web-cams across some 50 selected fans! Very Cool. Thanks Martina, this tune is now stuck in my head! Click here to see [...]

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Nike Air Maxim: Street Installations & Stop Motion

12. July 2009

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Nike are about to launch a new “Nike Air Maxim” shoe in london and enlisted famous street installation artist INSA to help promote it. In 7 days Nike & INSA ran the city of east London, creating 35 pieces on route of Charlie Dark’s map for The IAM1 Journey Nike Sportswear project and then created [...]

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Top 10 Social Media Presentations

12. July 2009

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I’m addicted to slideshare and after reading a bunch of re-tweets about the Top 10 Social Media Presentations I thought it might be useful to post them on Digital Buzz! There would be 100+ Social Media Presentations on SlideShare but this is just about the Top 10 Presentations you’d actually want to spend the time [...]

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MINI Augmented Reality: The Making Of

12. July 2009

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There are a lot of Augmented Reality campaigns in the market at moment, but the video above is refreshing, it shows a little insight into the making of the MINI Augmented Reality campaign. The campaign was pretty standard in comparison to others I’ve posted like the Eminem Augmented Reality but the video shows some behind [...]

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Doritos Late Night Chips: Augmented Reality In A Bag!

11. July 2009

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Doritos love augmented reality and it’s worked very well for them in the past, so with the launch of their new “Late Night” chips, they didn’t hesitate to go down the tech road. This time they’ve spiced it up by mixing late night snacking with music & an exclusive online experience from Blink 182. You [...]

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Are Coming Soon Pages Back!?

11. July 2009

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Remember how everyone use to have under construction / coming soon pages with the little man digging… We’ll times have changed (obviously) and everyone moved away from that to staging sites among other things. But today I came across perhaps the best coming soon page I’ve ever seen, on the Henderson Bas website! Not only did [...]

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Mercedes-Benz: B-Class Microsite

11. July 2009

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Mercedes-Benz Canada have just launched a new microsite for their B-Class. It’s an interesting concept and is pretty enjoyable to use no matter who you are. You take a new B-Class for a test drive after answering 3 quick questions that helps to customise your test drive to suit your needs, depending on where you [...]

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The Google Chrome Icon Project

9. July 2009

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I’m using Google Chrome about 90% of the time at the moment, and I love it. There are still compatibility issues, but overall, its just dam fast and opens up my screen space too! I stumbled across this project tonight and thought it was kind of interesting to see what Google is doing to promote [...]

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Censordyne Viral Campaign: Internet Censorship

9. July 2009

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The Australian Government is planning one of the most ridiculous ideas in history, creating a “filter” for the Internet to censor Australia from who knows what?! The Getup Australia action group is making a stand and desperately needs donations to help get this ad on TV and into every flight to the nations capital city [...]

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VB: The Regulars Campaign

8. July 2009

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VB today launched their new campaign & tag-line with “The Regulars” campaign kicking off with a host of full page spreads across all the major papers and this website that to me, resembles a little the Sprint site to a lesser degree. VB is was one of Australia’s leading beer brands, but seemingly shrinking rapidly [...]

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