Monthly Archive for January, 2011

During 2010, the location-based mobile platform Foursquare experienced great growth. Actually, this was a growth of 3400 %. Therefore, they have made an infographic to show where most check-ins took place around the globe, what the top train stations, wine bars and hotels were during the year, most popular brand pages and other fun facts. […]

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Will the real Mark Zuckerberg please stand up – please stand up… Last night the Oscar nominee Jesse Eisenberg hosted Saturday Night Live (SNL). Jesse have received a lot of credit for his role in the blockbuster movie The Social Network, latest with a nomination for this years Oscars. When Jesse is opening the show […]

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The gay and lesbian alliance against defamation, GLAAD is working to amplify the voice of the LGBT community. The general view and acceptance of gay people have increased but there is still lot of work to be done. One of their challenges is: straight men. Most straight men are pro-gay but have a hard time […]

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Most of us see it every day: The Google Doodle. The logo has become one of the most recognised business logos. And you have probably also noticed that the doodle occasionally changes. Google uses their identifiable logo to honour special occasions around the world to the amusement for all those who uses the search engine […]

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The Impact of Social Media

Harvard Business Review Analytics Services has released a study on the impact of social media. Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, blogs etc. offers organizations the chance to join conversation with millions of customers around the globe every day. But even though social media has great potential, many organizations do not properly integrate social media in their marketing […]

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Facebook launches a new ad format called Sponsored Story, which basically turns  friends’ activities such as likes and checkins into promoted content for a brand. The Sponsored Story is a way for brands to increase their exposure on Facebook by having a certain percentage of the activities related to your brand featured on the right […]

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The New Year Twitter Wave 2010-2011

We are well into the year 2011. But I found this very nice visualization on the Twitter blog that I wanted to share. It shows how New Years Eve looked like on Twitter. On New Years, Japan broke the all time record of tweet sent per second (TPS) with 6,939 TPS of a Japanese happy […]

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The other night I were browsing through my following feed on Tweetdeck, looking for interesting news – a fun tweet caught my eye… I knew that I’ve seen something like it before – another tweet a couple of days ago. It made me think of how the creative idea probably originated somewhere at some point […]

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When thinking of developing a social media presence – or searching for good advice on what to do with your already existing profiles on various platforms, there are lot of great insights and experiences to gain from other social media users and experts. On the website SlideShare, it is possible to find a lot of […]

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Recently, I wrote a blog post about the platforms of About.me and Flavors.me to figure out which one is the best, when wanting to manage one single identity that gather your profiles from various social media platforms you are active on. However, I recently received an e-mail, where it was drawn to my attention that […]

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