Tag Archive | "Social Media"

Most Web 2.0 Companies Fail

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

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I read an interesting post the other day on mashable about how most web 2.0 startups fail. So I thought I’d better post-up the image for everyone to see and hopefully cast your opinions. The conversation originally started with Meg Pickards post on her blog with a somewhat interesting view on the potential of social media [...]

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Flutter: The New Twitter

Monday, April 6, 2009

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If you like Twitter, you’ll love Flutter. This video will tell you everything you need to know!

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Skimmer: Fallon’s Social Media Application

Sunday, March 29, 2009

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It’s here, finally, “Skimmer” is a social media application that lets you stream all your social media content into one sleek skimmer interface where you can hook up all your facebook, twitter, flickr, youtube & blogger accounts together so you save bucketloads of time managing them all. Plus, it’s built with the new Adobe Air, which will greatly [...]

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INQ1: A Social Media Mobile Phone!

Friday, March 27, 2009

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One of the newest mobile brands on the market – INQ – has just won the Global Mobile Award for Best Handset 2009 with their INQ1, a social media based mobile phone! Hailed as the first mobile of its kind, it features a range of fully integrated social networking applications, features and widgets. Interestingly, it’s in the [...]

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Razorfish: Digital Outlook Report 2009

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

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It’s here again, Razorfish has released Digital Outlook Report 09; their 5th annual report reveals the key digital trends, strategies and what to look out for throughout 2009. It’s an inspiring read, below are just a few key items from the report: ? Razorfish CEO Clark Kokich on ?From Breaking Campaigns to Building Client Businesses??? ? Shiv Singh on ?Trends In Social Influence Marketing??? [...]

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Is it just me or has Twitter just taken off?

Monday, March 9, 2009

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While I’m intoxicated with Twitter stats at the moment I thought I’d post a very cool chart that is the visual proof of what you’ve probably been thinking to your self lately… Is Twitter is going nuts?! Now of-course, it’s been big for the last six to nine months, but just in the last 2 weeks (in Aus particularly) [...]

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Twitter considered as a search engine?

Friday, March 6, 2009

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There is a great post over on TechCrunch about why Twitter should be considered a search engine. But it’s just micro blogging, i hear you say right? Who cares about the useless spam running through twitter on a daily basis? Well… it’s not… It’s possibly the most valuable information there is online, because of twitters character limit and [...]

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Skittles Converts Home Page To Twitter Search!

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

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If you haven’t yet seen it, check out the new Skittles home page that has been converted to a twitter search, targeted to the word #skittles from any twitter post! The guys over at TechCrunch tested it out in a pretty funny way, and sure enough it worked a treat. It’s a fantastically brilliant idea, but [...]

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The Symbiotic Nature of Web 2.0

Friday, February 27, 2009

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Razorfish on the blurring between the worlds of social networks and Enterprise 2.0. Easy to read and very informative presentation. Would love to hear your thoughts on it?!

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Fastest Growing Facebook Apps

Thursday, February 19, 2009

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There are hundreds of new facebook apps being launched every month, and sometimes you just never know whats fresh vs whats performing, so App Data provides facebook app metric data in real time so you can track whats hot and whats not! So in Feb 2009, here are the fastest growing facebook apps by percentage growth: [...]

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Facebook Overtakes MySpace In Search Volume

Monday, February 9, 2009

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It’s been a long time coming (or has it!?), but Facebook has now claimed it’s place at the top of the social media search volume tree, if there was ever such a thing! Google Trends indicates that facebook now has the majority search volume of the two, in what looks be a huge (continued) serge of [...]

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Best Job In The World: Campaign Results

Sunday, February 8, 2009

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The best job in the world now has some definitive social media and viral campaign results filtering though, and they quite literally are off the charts. By now, everyone has seen or heard about the Island Reef Job Campaign by Tourism Queensland, it’s been every where, with the campaign being incredibly well executed across Twitter, [...]

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Gaki Attack – Guerrilla Campaign For Nippon TV

Friday, January 30, 2009

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Nippon TV has just launched an interesting guerrilla campaign (Japan’s most popular tv network). Nippon Tv has partnered with Hulu & Joost to create these mini comedy channels that run 24/7, named Gaki Attack, they lock four comedians in a gym and are randomly punished and tortured for 24 hours through a whole range of hilarious ninja attacks (in true [...]

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How Do Crowds Work In Social Media Networks?

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

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How do social media crowds work? Who are the social media influencers? What leverage can I gain by implementing social media strategies for my clients? These are the questions being asked every day as social media gains more and more PR attention across the industry, your clients are probably asking, even your agency staff, and there was [...]

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How To Explain The Benefits Of Social Media

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

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If you’ve been struggling with your clients adopting social media, or are trying to introduce traditional agency people or accounts teams to the benefits of social media then this video might just be how to explain the benefits of social media – in a very basic, introductory format – enough for you to then take over and fill [...]

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Whopper Sacrifice Campaign On Facebook

Thursday, January 8, 2009

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Whopper Sacrifice is possibly the most talked about thing online this week, and wow, Whopper Sacrifice is a killer campaign! This is the very first widget that actually deletes your facebook friends. Here is how it works, normally if you delete a friend, it happens silently in the background and chances are they will never know you [...]

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