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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 […]

New report shows the majority of the Fortune 500 embrace social media usage through Facebook and Twitter

November 11, 2010

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Here is a new report from CMR at UMass. Lots of good information on current trends in social media at the big companies. You can get a copy here. Interesting to note that although Blogging by F500 has appeared to level out year over year (1% growth; 23% have corporate Blogs), Facebook and Twitter have […]

Lowes uses Facebook page as marketing tool to promote Black Friday offers

November 5, 2010

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(Media Post) Lowe’s began running a series of paid-search and display ads earlier this week to push consumers to its Facebook Fan page that just after midnight this Friday will provide a sneak peak of forthcoming specials on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, which traditionally kicks off the holiday shopping season in stores. The retailer […]

EU to strengthen Internet privacy rules

November 5, 2010

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(NYT) PARIS — The European Commission called on Thursday for stronger protection of Internet users’ personal information, after news of data leaks at companies like Facebook and Google highlighted concerns about digital privacy. Viviane Reding, the justice commissioner, announced its intention to overhaul the European Union’s data protection rules to take account of the development […]

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, […]

Social media giants Twitter and Facebook will work to mobilize millions of voters today

November 2, 2010

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Voting day, a big day for the country. Its been 2 years since the presidential election and  the use of social media in massive scale to help get the word out to voters. The results of the impact of social media in that election were impressive and, to the opponent, somewhat unexpected. Today voters get […]