The RaxList for August 1st through August 3rd
3 August 2011 665 views No Comment
These are my links for August 1st through August 3rd:
- YouTube UK Blog: Introducing the stars of the future – on YouTube today –
- Google+ What’s in it For Me? – Public Relations Princess –
- Drew B’s take on tech PR: 10 disciplines for good communication and 3 rules for good discipline –
- Arty video favourite Vimeo adds small business service –
- The Future Of PR: Always-Aware, Ever-Ready [Video] @PSFK – To intercept conversations as they are happening and leverage real-time marking opportunities, Golin Harris has created The Bridge: a space that shows what’s happening across all media channels at one time.
- Facebook Commerce Tips from a UK Retail Brand: the Phones4U Like Cycle by @jeremywaite. good stuff… – Jeremy Waite (@jeremywaite on Twitter), Head of Social Media at Phones4U and author of ‘Sex, Brands & Rock’n'Roll‘ shares some invaluable tips on Facebook commerce and fan engagement and its impact on the Phones4u brand.
- BBC News – Botswana bets on technology to save rural economies –
- Instagram hits 150 million uploads in nine months, still won’t talk about Android plans — Engadget –
- Germany Wants Facebook’s Facial Recognition Features Halted – Facebook’s face-recognition photo-tagging system violates German and European privacy laws, says the city of Hamburg’s data protection agency.
- Pages are now self-serve! A new home for brands and organizations on foursquare – Today, Foursquare launched a new version of Pages. The update allows anyone to sign up for a brand page that can push tips and check-ins to followers on Foursquare, as well as to Facebook and Twitter. Foursquare lets users add new locations to the service, but, until today, there was no good way for most places to actively reach out to users, unless their owners waded through a daunting application process for a brand page.<br />
- Older People Not Using Smartphones or Digital Media. In other news, Pope announces he’s Catholic. – Older Internet consumers are very low users of smartphones and online media, states a new report from McKinsey. To analyze this more, we decided to compare the youngest and oldest groups surveyed: "Digital-media Junkies" (average age 28) and "Traditionalists" (average age 48).
- Geoglyphs: Google Captures Large-Scale Earth Art –
- 500 Internal Server Error – 500 Internal Server Error
- AR Advertising Takeover In Times Square [Video] @PSFK – Public Ad Campaign creates a mobile app that replaces billboards with artwork.
- Report: The Rise of the Social Advertising by @BrianSolis – We are entering the beginning of the end of the destination web as we have known it. Consumers increasingly spend time in social networks and less in their email inboxes and visiting traditional websites. As such, brands continue to race to social media sites in the hopes of connecting with consumers when their attention is focused on conversations relevant to those brands. Part of the challenge however, is earning the attention of consumers not just once, but also building a relationship with them over time.
- MasterCard Rewards Facebook Places Checkins in New "Priceless" Campaign – The original Yankee Stadium was demolished in 2010, but some of the seats have survived and are now being used in a Facebook Places campaign for MasterCard.
- ?Hotel connects Facebook with tech wristbands for social media crazy clubbers? (via @thisIsEnzo) – The Ushuaia Beach Hotel in the European summer clubbing capital of Ibiza has combined guests' obsession with Facebook and cutting edge RFID technology — using wristbands
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