Comics have changed so much over the past decade. Writers are now sticking less to the tried-and-test plotlines of their grandparents’ superheroes, and are now more adventurous in recreating characters’ origins, back stories or personalities to best fit the changing times and culture. From Spiderman’s tribute to the firefighters of 9/11 and Northstar’s nuptials as the […]
It was every parent’s nightmare in Louisville, Kentucky after a little girl was rushed to the hospital after being dragged down the street by an unsuspecting school bus driver. The child, who is being described as a five or six-year-old, was getting off the bus when her backpack was snagged by the closing door. The […]
Facebook plans to add several improvements to its events feature over the next few months, and product manager Aditya Koolwal provided a preview of what users can expect to JP Mangalindan of Mashable. The developments Koolwal described...Show More Summary
Following the successful release of its 2-D/3-D animated messaging application for Facebook Messenger, PingTank officially released its stand-alone app for iOS users. With PingTank, users have access to hundreds of free animations (with...Show More Summary
You know your customers trust friends, family and peers more than they trust your brand, but do you know who they actually listen to online? If you are assuming that celebrity names and high-profile influencers garner your audience’s trust, think again. Show More Summary
Last night’s series finale of Mad Men signaled the end of one era, at least an era that involved a Sunday night TV-viewing ritual. But what did it say about advertising and humanity? Is it ultimately a cynical ending or an optimistic ending?
If you were a professional graphic designer, you'd be paying about a bazillion dollars for Photoshop after spending about 800 hours trying to figure out how to use it. Thankfully, there are free, idiot-proof platforms for people like me who never wants to hear the word "layer" again. Adapt to the graphic demands of the social media marketer thanks to these free design tools.
Facebook IQ shared some tips for marketers looking to heat up their summer efforts on the social network. The infographic below revealed statistics including: 70 percent of Facebook users in 21 countries — Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France,...Show More Summary
Fans of the popular Cooking Mama franchise have a new installment to try on iOS and Android devices, with Game Informer reporting (via Digital Spy) that Cooking Mama Let’s Cook has come to mobile. Published by Office Create, the free-to-play...Show More Summary
Zurf, a social Web browsing and shopping app, officially launched out of private beta on iOS and Android devices. The app looks to truly socialize each user’s Internet (and Internet shopping) experience by eliminating the need to send links to product pages through multiple apps or platforms (text, email, etc.) just to ask for a friend’s opinion. Show More Summary
Twitter is now rolling out a new search results interface to all logged-in users on the web, introducing a cleaner look-and-feel and more filtering options that let you sort results by top tweets, “live” tweets, accounts, photos, videos, news and more. The rollout follows tests that began in April which then made the new interface available to a “small group” of… Read More
It took President Barack Obama just 24 minutes to break the 100,000 follower mark on Twitter. The new account, @POTUS, unsurprisingly, sports a verified sticker. It was introduced by the White House this morning. The account, presumably, will be handed to the next president when President Obama leaves office after the 2016 election cycle. Read More
The Konekt Dash lets developers build "Internet of things" devices that easily and securely connect to the Internet with cellular connectivity.
A few years back, the world was taken over by storm by a humble creation out of Dominique Ansel’s bakery: the Cronut. Sweet and crispy on the outside, deliciously fluffy and delicately layered on the inside, the Cronut had New Yorkers and Parisiennes alike lining up in the wee hours of the morning to get […]
This past two weeks at the Newfronts, presenters on every stage in Manhattan have declared that the golden age of digital video has arrived. The numbers are clear: Viewership is up by more than 53 percent, and global ad-supported video...Show More Summary
Facebook's long-awaited direct-to-Facebook publishing service was finally announced on Wednesday, giving publisher the ability to directly post their articles to the social networking giant's site. In essence, Facebook Instant Articles...Show More Summary
80% of success is just showing up. But is participating in something through Social Media really showing up?
Viral videos can make the news and sometimes win the hearts and minds of the common people. But when Time.com published a list of the top ten viral videos of 2014, about half of them were the result of large existing fan bases and were not the typical “viral video.”
I spoke to Scot Cottick, Senior Manager Social Media Marketing, Nissan North America, to discuss how the company approaches social and utilises the medium to best effect.
Everything we know about social media and social sharing is wrong. If you manage social channels you are doing it wrong, if you analyze social activity you are doing it wrong. Everything is wrong from the basics, because we don’t know how social sharing actually works. Let me explain why.