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Twittercasting: football, tweets & infographics

on September 23, 2011 by Martina Comments

Watching football on TV is no longer just an experience to enjoy with the friends that are physically in the same room or bar as you are. Over the last year or so Facebook, but most of all Twitter, have added a new dimension to live sports. I don’t know if I can dare calling it “Twittercasting” but the number of people who watch a game on TV and share comments and feelings about it with the rest of the world via Twitter is growing and growing. Read more…

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The snooze of shame

on September 22, 2011 by Martina Comments

I took this personal. Ever since I moved to the North West of the United States I had to significantly change my habits. No more relaxed 8 AM Italian styles wake ups, my alarm is now set to 6.30 AM and God knows how many times I hit the snooze button. But maybe, eventually, I’ve found a solution to get up straight away. It’s called Okite (which means “wake up” Japanese) and it’s a “nasty” iPhone alarm clock that is connected to your Twitter account, and is programmed to tweet embarrassing messages every time you hit the snooze button.

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KLM Live Reply: 140 characters, 140 KLM employees

on September 21, 2011 by Martina Comments

To show the world its commitment to deliver a quick and personal replies to consumers who get in touch via social media, the Dutch carrier has come up with a sweet idea: 140 characters, 140 KLM employees. Normal Facebook and Twitter typed responses have been replaced with a living alphabet made up of 140 KLM employees.

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Adidas Japan: Shootter

on August 30, 2011 by Tim Comments

Adidas Japan ask you to enter a duel with one of your Twitter followers. Log in, Power up and ‘shootter’ as hard as you can - essentially you are challenging your opponent to try to score a goal against you. Read more…

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Twitter introduce user image galleries

on August 23, 2011 by Mark Comments

Twitter now shows all the images that you’ve taken using external providers and then included in your tweets, in one organised gallery.  Read more…

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Twitter stats & figures #infographic

on August 16, 2011 by Martina Comments

Here we are again with a good infographic that recaps all the latest facts and figures about Twitter. As usual handle it with care, as some numbers need to be put into context in order to make sense. But it’s a very good reference to work with. Read more…

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Branded Food Trucks & tweets

on August 10, 2011 by Martina Comments

Sneakers & Denim. Ice-cream & Tacos. Looks like branded Food Trucks are becoming trendy. Mobile marketing 3.0 I would dare to say, and not just because these carts have obviously wheels.

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Twistory: history as a Twitter timeline

on August 6, 2011 by Martina Comments

After the Social Media Propaganda poster series, another nice graphic project that “plays” with social media. French artist Anatroy has revisited a series of events in the history of the world presenting them as tweets with tags and timelines. Read more…

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If Social Sites Were Superheroes [infographic]

on August 5, 2011 by Martina Comments

Ever wondered how your favorite social networks compare to your favorite comic book heroes? Read more…

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Social media propaganda

on August 2, 2011 by Martina Comments

Fantastic work by Aaron Wood who created a series of WWII propaganda style posters inspired to Twitter, Google+ and Facebook.

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