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Augmented reality comes to Barnes and Noble, featuring Brooklyn Decker!

January 19, 2011

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Brooklyn Decker, voted the sexiest women alive by readers of esquire magazine will now appear in 700 Barnes and Nobles locations. Well, kind of. Utilizing the augmented reality plus GPS location based APP developed by Goldrun, a New York based agency, customers can use their iPhone to place themselves into a picture with Ms. Decker […]

Pingdom’s estimates on what happened in the internet universe in 2010

January 19, 2011

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Internet 2010 in numbers- Royal.Pingdom.com did an interesting takeoff on the actual numbers and growth in 2010 of emails, Social media, number of websites, etc, etc. Email 107 trillion – The number of emails sent on the Internet in 2010. 294 billion – Average number of email messages per day. 1.88 billion – The number […]

Netscape Mafia release RockMelt web browser with a social twist

November 8, 2010

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. NYT — Silicon Valley is awash in tales of the “PayPal Mafia,” the tight-knit group of PayPal alumni who have helped one another start and finance a crop of new companies. But William V. Campbell, who is something of a godfather figure in the Valley, said, in a rare interview, “There is […]

Worldwide study shows more time spent on Social Media than Email

November 4, 2010

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Not that this is especially enlightening, social media is a much more ‘me’ engagement than emails. What I do find interesting to note is that a lot of this activity is happening on a mobile device. The user experience and ease of usage of social sites on mobile has gotten much better over the past […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg- ‘NO Facebook phone coming’

November 4, 2010

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Computerworld – If you were one of the many people hoping for a Facebook phone, sorry. That’s not happening. That was the first announcement from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the social network’s much anticipated mobile news conference yesterday at the company’s headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. “There’s been this rumor going around that Facebook […]

Facebook top 25 monthly games November 2010

November 2, 2010

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What is interesting about this month is the decline from October of some games, a bit more than expected. (Inside Social Games) Though last month saw only moderate losses for the top Facebook games, this month has 18 of 25 applications losing significant numbers of monthly active users. The drop is not entirely unprecedented, as each year, […]

Twitter takes another step towards Ad revenue through in-stream Promoted Tweets

November 2, 2010

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Yesterday Twitter took another small step towards promoted advertising. Working with HootSuite to step lightly in this area, how long will it be before full on promoted ads arrive on Twitter and into the stream of user updates. Really, we all expect this to happen sooner rather than later, but this test is just another […]