However, just because the Doritos ads were very popular on social media, it doesn't mean the chatter was all positive.
Q: When should a brand act like a publisher? A: Ad blocking software You find yourself watching an entertaining series starring your favorite celebrity and Jerry Seinfeld. Or maybe it's your favorite internet cat celebrities joining forces in a holiday...
I visited Macupdate.com today as I do at least twice a month. There was a time when I linked to the site a few times a year on my old blog. I went to their events, promoted their giveaways and MacUpdate even advertised on my first tech-focused blog with a banner-ad and other giveaways. Joel...
SocialTimes chatted with some of the most powerful and influential Periscopers to find out where the app goes from here.
Is Star Wars: The Force Awakens missing John Williams’ iconic musical themes? If you haven’t seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens yet, read on without fear of spoilers. We won’t be discussing that one scene everybody is talking about (and if you’ve seen the film, you know which one). No, instead we’re going to talk […]
With 2015 coming to a close, it’s time to take a look back at the best viral ads of the year. These ads have hit it big on social media, getting shares and likes through the roof on an overnight basis. They’ve also sent the message home, have become hot topics at watercoolers, and achieved […]
This month, eminent scientists, philosophers, and theoretical physicists converged in a Munich, Germany lecture hall to discuss the changing definition of the scientific method. Despite their mutual love of knowledge, philosophers and scientists don’t always get along. Show More Summary
The Star Wars prequels suck. Or do they? Yes. But what if they didn’t? A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, American filmmaker George Lucas gave the world the gift of Star Wars. A few years later, he’d let someone else direct a Star Wars film, and the Empire Strikes Back was […]
Which stories captured the attention of social media to spawn memes and internet stardom?
A top retailer and a fast-food joint have produced the most-seen video ads on YouTube this holiday season, according to Socialbakers.
For the first time, four television clips made the top ten list of trending videos for 2015.
For the first time, more people watched the year's top 10 ad videos on mobile devices than on desktop.
“It isn’t what it looks like, I swear!” Belgian politician Sven Gatz is under fire for dressing as the traditional Dutch Christmas character Zwarte Piet, also known as Black Peter. The character has come under fire by some in the Lower Countries who’ve noticed its resemblance to stereotypical depictions of black people. It’s hard not […]
Painting can certainly be one of the most relaxing activities known to humanity. In fact, some doctors are keen to enroll for adult painting classes and mark the enrollment fee down their tax computations as recreation and stress management exemption.” However, painting can also become one heart-stopping feat. This viral video of a master artisan […]
When Disney acquired the Star Wars franchise from Lucas Film, fans reacted with a mixture of excitement and caution. They’ve been burned before, after all. The 1999-2005 revival of the Star Wars saga is widely considered a colossal mistake. Just about every complaint can be summed up in one character: the bumbling, possibly racist, definitely made-to-sell-toys […]
With advertising on Instagram quickly becoming more mainstream, the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network wants to see small and midsized businesses get involved.
Hey, Dad. We know that you know that we know that the holidays are nigh upon us, Thanksgiving‘s leftovers have long since been nommed, and the epicness of Christmas Shopping is something you (and your wallet) limber up for a la Olympics. we’ve had some pretty touching moments this year, and we also kinda get […]
Whether you are trying to escape the flood of family taking over your home or simply need something to watch while you fight off a turkey coma, there is some must-see television for this Thanksgiving. Maybe, you family has some traditions of what to watch during turkey day festivities, like football games. Of course, there […]
Social advertising is growing on nearly every platform — Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat and more — but the biggest knock against paid social has been proving effectiveness.
Richard Brittain is an aspiring author and champion of the Channel 4 game show “Countdown.” He’s also really bad at taking criticism. A teen-aged woman named Paige Rolland left a negative review for his book, “The World Rose,” on its Amazon page. This didn’t sit well with Brittain, who tracked her down, stalked her, and finally hit her over the […]