Tag Archive | "twitter"

Visualizing Twitter Statistics x100

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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This is a great way of looking at how people use twitter and how twitter is seen to the world. The Twitter Statistics Visualization by David at Information Is Beautiful shows the skews between men and women on twitter, the % of spammers, robots, loud mouths, content creators, quitters and more. Enjoy the great visual [...]

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BMW / Need for Speed: Shift

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

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EA Games has a great Twitter promotion running at the moment catering to car aficionados, and gamers alike for their new Need For Speed: Shift game. There are five missions that need to be completed over five days. Todays mission? Find a BMW on Google Maps Street View, take a screenshot and post it to [...]

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Brizzly does Twitter better than Twitter

Friday, August 7, 2009

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If there were awards for the cutest logo – Brizzly would win hands down. The little bear in the bird suit is one of the best mascots for a web application I’ve seen since the MailChimp. But Brizzly is more than just cute, Thing Labs have brought the powerful ideas and features that make web [...]

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Twitter Nominated For a Nobel Peace Prize!

Monday, July 20, 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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V Australia: 4320 Tweets, 3 Days In LA

Monday, July 6, 2009

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Mark from Adverblog just posted up a great new campaign being launched by V Australia on Twitter called 4320:LA. Yes, Twitter, what else would you have expected?! 4320:LA is the number of minutes they are challenging you to tweet – one tweet per minute on their new 3 day LA holiday packages. All you have to [...]

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TweetCraft: Twitter Hits The Big Time!

Sunday, July 5, 2009

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How do you know when your business hits the Big Time? (ok, they already know that but…) Easy, when World Of Warcraft (the most wildly successful online game ever) integrates your app! That’s right, Twitter has just been integrated into WOW and although I’m not a fan of the game, I can see how the [...]

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Vodafone #ukhols Map: Twitter/Google Mashup

Sunday, June 14, 2009

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Vodafone in the UK has just launched a #ukhols map, a great little mashup of Twitter & Google maps where the twitter sphere can tweet to #ukhols followed by their age, sex and postcode with the city (most tweets look like this #ukhols 24 M RG6 Cairo) to have the Vodafone site plot their next [...]

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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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Twouble With Twitters Viral Video

Monday, March 23, 2009

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While I’m on virals today, here is a good one for all Twitter junkies out there. A great little play on Twitter from a TV series called SuperNews. Forgive me if it’s not exactly on topic for the blog, but none the less you’ll probably enjoy if you use, or hate using twitter! Enjoy. This [...]

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Pepsico Zeigeist: Twitter Widget @ SXSW

Thursday, March 19, 2009

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At SXSW, Pepsico (the major sponsor) created “Zeigeist”, a twitter widget that aggregates tweets & keywords, transforming them into visual groups based on activity like eating, partying, travelling, drinking, connecting .etc then streaming their tweets via a very slick interface to so that the entire event is summarised for anyone that couldn’t attend! Very cool app, it was [...]

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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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Twitter Visualisation Of Superbowl Ad Activity

Monday, February 16, 2009

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Now this is cool. A visualisation of the keywords being talked about on Twitter during the Superbowl has just blown me away, it’s great to see the power of such a medium taking shape with global brands, so thanks to the New York Times for creating such a cool app. I’ve got it set for “talked [...]

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Dell Now Offering Exclusive Twitter Deals

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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Over the Christmas period Dell was using twitter (@DellOutlet) to alert customers about great offers, it was so popular they made over $1million from twitter traffic alone. Seeing that value, Dell has tuned their twitter strategy to offer Exclusive Twitter Deals to their followers every week, but not only that, they are providing real-time feedback, information and customer [...]

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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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Compare The Meerkats Digital Campaign

Friday, January 9, 2009

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I love this campaign. It’s bold, it’s quirky and best of all, it’s usually the type of campaign that a client never buys (this time they did), particurally when its website and URL’s can easily be confused or misheard. The Compare The Meerkats Campaign is basically a play on Compare the Market (car insurance) that [...]

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