Monthly Archive for August, 2009

Written by Tehneyat Waseem Mashable came up with the idea of that this summer should focus on the Social Good Charity Drive, launched on June 1st based on seeing the success of previous campaigns such as Tweetsgiving, Twestival and the like. The campaign is the first large scale online charitable campaign by Mashable using the […]

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Written by Jonas Klit Nielsen On the 17th of February, we wrote on this blog about a just released video on YouTube  “25 things I hate about Facebook” by Julian Smith. That video turned into a big success for Julian, and also got him a visit @ Facebook HQ in Palo Alto. For about two […]

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Written by Jonas Klit Nielsen In the end of July we wrote about how Drew Olanoff since he was diagnosed with cancer in May 2009, has been blaming everything on his cancer – like losing his keys or misplacing his wallet. He decided to use the possibilities social media give and created a campaign that […]

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Written by Jonas Klit Nielsen Brilliant new online campaign just launched by Sony on the microsite StopWritingOnMyWall.com “Are you one of the millions of people whose lives have been ruined by a never-ending torrent of tweets, friend requests and ‘Which kind of pasta are you?’ quizzes? Then it’s time you joined the Social Media Addicts […]

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Written by Jonas Klit Nielsen In our blog post “United Breaks Guitars – Viral Video Settles Argument” on the 15th of July, we described the case of Dave Carrol, a musician who got his guitar broken by the United baggage handling crew. When United did not respond to Dave’s complaints he made a song about […]

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Written by Jonas Klit Nielsen Socialnomics is a book and a blog both written by Erik Qualman, and they are both about how social media are transforming our lives. Erik is also the Global Vice President of Online Marketing for EF Education, headquartered in Lucerne, Switzerland. Besides a very interesting blog and what seems to […]

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Written by Thilde Vesterby A long time ago we posted a video explaining Twitter in plain English by Commoncraft on Mindjumpers’ blog.  It’s a really cool and down to earth explanation on how the social platform works.  Commoncraft has made a bunch of similar videos explaining everything from insurance to Electing a new US president […]

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Written by Thilde Vesterby Today ‘Twitter CEO’s wife’ is a trending topic on Twitter. This happened because the Twittter co-founder Evan Williams’ (@Ev) wife Sara (@Sara) kept the world updated on the event of her childbirth live on Twitter. About 10 hours ago Sara let the world know that her water had broke: And updates […]

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Really Cool iPhone Apps

Written by Thilde Vesterby I finally got an iPhone! I know that’s really late – especially for a Mac lover like me, but I just always thought that the subscription that goes along with the little wonder was way too expensive compared to how little I actually use a mobile – so I got one […]

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Written by Thilde Vesterby Pepsi has put people in charge of the communication on their Danish website. Every time someone says something about Pepsi on social media platforms like Twitter, YouTube or Flickr, it shows up on Pepsi’s website. This is possible because PepsiMax has launched a search machine that picks up all comments, images […]

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