Archive | August, 2011

Infographic: Instagram Facts & Stats

22. August 2011

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Since it’s launch into the Apple store back in early October last year Instagram has exploded, reaching 1 million users in just over 2 months (something that took Twitter over 2 years). It’s now growing twice as fast as Flickr. This great Infographic from Followgram shows the journey that Instagram has taken so far. Some [...]

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Volkswagen BlueMotion: Real Time Roulette

22. August 2011

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Volkswagen have turned a Norway road into a real time game of roulette using Google Maps. In order to highlight the main feature of the new Golf BlueMotion car (it’s low fuel consumption), in a meaningful and memorable way to consumers, Volkswagen created the BlueMotion Roulette game. To do this they drove a Golf BlueMotion [...]

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Mill Touch: Projected Touch Screen Experience

18. August 2011

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Here is a behind the scenes look at how The Mill, one of the worlds best post-production houses, brought to life their entire back catalogue of creative work via a projected touch screen installation. It’s a great little piece telling the story of how they built the installation, but looking past that, the interaction, the [...]

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IKEA: The World’s Most Liked Showroom

16. August 2011

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IKEA do some very cool social work around the world and here is one of their simpler, but just as innovative ideas, this time around the social shopping phenomenon, created by two young advertising students Jeena and John from the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam. It takes a simple notion of utilising Facebook “Like” [...]

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Frijj: You LOL You Lose Advergame

15. August 2011

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This new advergame from Frijj utilises an interesting mashup of funny, weird and seriously bad YouTube videos with webcams and facial recognition to create the “You LOL You Lose” app. The advergame pits you against friends from your social networks, in a challenge of who can keep a straight face for the longest period of [...]

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Cinemax “Strike Back” Interactive SuperWall

15. August 2011

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SuperWall I hear you say? Yep, well that’s what they are becoming known as in some parts anyway, that aside, you’ll want to see this very cool interactive superwall in New York City, on 34th street. It’s for Cinemax’s new show called “Strike Back” and will run for the entire month of August. The SuperWall [...]

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Infographic: Asia-Pacific Social Media Statistics

14. August 2011

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Internet usage is sky-rocketing throughout the Asia-Pacific region, obviously making the growth of social media the fastest in the world, as you’ll see, it’s not all about Facebook, but it still leads the way across the region, at least for now. This is a nice collective Infographic from Burson-Marsteller. The social media statistics cover the most popular [...]

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Newcastle Brown Ale: Shadow Art Installation

14. August 2011

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Check out this creative billboard from Newcastle Brown Ale. Debuted in the Gaslamp district in San Diego from now until the end of September this shadow art installation represents the brand’s tag line “The lighter side of dark”. San Diego based agency Vitro created this shadow art installation using 3000 real-life Newcastle Brown Ale bottle [...]

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Nike+ Dynamic Run Paintings

11. August 2011

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I’m a sucker for data visualisations, and here is a pretty cool one created with 12 months worth of Nike+ run data from NYC, set as both a digital installation in-store, and as a reward with the Nike Free Run+ 2 City Pack series. The reward allowed customers to sync their runs to create a [...]

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Infographic: How People Use QR Codes

10. August 2011

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Ahh the ever lasting QR code debate… I used to have a poll here that tallied up thousands of votes around QR codes, with the overwhelming response that QR codes are completely over rated, because most people still don’t have a reader. It’s still a hot topic here in the office, so it was great [...]

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