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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 […]

Digital Chocolate launches 2 new social games that hit the weekly game list top 25 gainer list by Daily Average User (DAU)

November 11, 2010

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From Inside Social Games, As you can see, Hollywood City and Vegas City just hit the charts. Both by Digital Chocolate, the creator of Millionaire City, you can expect to see these games continue to track well. Another interesting note- FarmVille hasn’t really grown much week over week (although it is the largest Facebook social […]

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 […]

Toys”R”Us launches several new ways for customers to engage the brand with mobile devices for the holiday season

November 9, 2010

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WAYNE, N.J., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Toys”R”Us, Inc. today announced several new advancements in its mobile technology capabilities, providing multi-channel shoppers with new ways to learn about and take advantage of “R”Us® promotions by simply using their mobile devices. As part of these enhancements, the company has adopted a coupon barcode scanning technology in […]

GroupMe reportedly raises $9 million round of additional funding

November 9, 2010

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(All Things Digital) GroupMe, a New York  start-up that lets users send group text messages on their cellphones, didn’t exist in April. Now it’s worth about $35 million. Co-founders Jared Hecht and Steve Martocci have raised a $9 million round led by Khosla Ventures, sources say. I’m told the deal will give the company a […]

Using Facebook to graph out when couples break up

November 8, 2010

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Now this is interesting stuff to those of us that tuck away useless pieces of data and information. But it is kind of interesting to note these types of trends. Once you get 2 points on a data line, you have a trend and this is just one of many such tidbits that you could […]

New Pew Research report- Location based services used by only 4% of online adult users in US

November 8, 2010

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So location based services have not ‘caught’ on according to new Pew research information. Or have they? The reality is that not many Americans are utilizing these services and the cash from advertising has not poured in- yet. although usage is small, there are indications that Geo-location based social site service will eventually be part […]