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Tweetphony - A Twitter fueled symphony

on October 25, 2012 by Bridget Comments

This is an interesting idea that should be a crowd pleaser for the twitterati.  The Metropole Orchestra is currently under threat due to budget cuts.  To raise awareness of its plight they invite you to come play on a digital piano and compose a (musical) tweet that just might be played back by the Metropole Orchestra in a live Tweetphony tomorrow (Friday 26th).

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Twitpoker for success

on May 16, 2012 by Martina Comments

How can a small new business with zero brand presence on social media gain over 1.5 million impressions in one day? Well, looks like gambling is the answer… Pick five influential tweeters, put them around a poker table and broadcast the game on the Web, allowing their followers to help them playing their hands. Read more…

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Smart Argentina: a car inside Twitter

on April 10, 2012 by Mark Comments

A smart one, for Smart in Argentina. Using tweets as animation frames, and asking people to scroll down their Twitter page, Smart showed their car fits in every tiny space, even in a Twitter timeline.

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#CloseTheTap, tweet to save water

on March 23, 2012 by Martina Comments

Nowadays tweets have become a social currency, a currency for brands, but also for charity organizations who want to raise awareness and spread the word around global problems like, for example, the waste of water. In South Africa digital agency Native came up with a nice idea: a live FlowCam connected to Twitter that is monitoring a flowing tap. Visitors to are encouraged to tweet a personal commitment to waste less water. With every tweet the tap will tighten a little with the ultimate goal of completely closing the tap when 10.000 Tweets are posted. Read more…

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The TwitterScrabble advergame

on March 6, 2012 by Martina Comments

Genius idea by Duval Guillaume Modem to promote Scrabble Trickster, a new game obviously inspired by the original Scrabble. For a new game based on playing with words, what better than the idea to launch a Twitter based Scrabble challenge to the social media community in Belgium? Write the highest scoring Scrabbletweet with a set of one hundred random characters. Every day the highest scoring tweet wins the board game.

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on November 29, 2011 by Mark Comments

This is a Twitter visualization tool with a modern twist. The site created for CNN in advance of the COP17 Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa, utilizes the WebGL capabilities of modern browsers such as Chrome, Firefox and Safari to create a globe populated with trees that grow in realtime. Every tweet tagged with hashtag #COP17 will stimulate growth in a plant or tree in the Ecosphere that represents a certain topic, such as sustainability. Read more…

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Data Visualisation. Which language do you browse?

on November 5, 2011 by Tim Comments

Google Chrome’s translate feature allowed cartographer Eric Fisher to read the language used by the browser. Combining this information with Twitter’s API he created a beautiful global map of languages, emulating countries’ shapes, while at the same time showing how they fuse together at their borders.

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History, facts, emotions and celebrities on Twitter #infographic

on September 30, 2011 by Martina Comments

Twitter is super hot. Among users and among brand marketers. The fact is clearly proved by the amount of infographics that get produced to provide useful snapshots of Twitter related consumer insights and behavioral trends. Today Mashable released a new catchy visual recap on the history and fun facts of the 140-characters social network. And we are super proud to be quoted among the sources they used to compile the infographics. Read more…

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Tweet and give to a bloody charity

on September 30, 2011 by Tim Comments

Here’s something to make your Friday: have you ever thrown a coin into a swear jar at work, home or (heaven forbid) at your child’s kindergarten? This well-established tradition has had no equivalent online, yet at the same time the interwebs is full of profanity. This oxymoron triggered three creatives to come up with a genius solution. Enter the Charity Swearbox. At well fucking last, I must say. Read more…

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The battle of Twitter vs. Time #infographic

on September 26, 2011 by Martina Comments

Let’s start the week with a good infographic that I bet a lot of you will use to impress colleagues, clients and managers All you need to know about Twitter in a one-pager. When is the best time to tweet? When are the most tweets sent?

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