The RaxList for December 22nd through December 29th
29 December 2011 557 views No Comment
These are my links for December 22nd through December 29th:
- YouTube Slam: Users vote on viral videos to find favourite | Metro.co.uk – YouTube has launched a new video service called Slam, which allows users to compare viral clips and vote for their favourite.
- If you’ve ever made a New Year’s resolution and broken it straight away, try Antiresolution – Making resolutions for the new year is common, and breaking them is nearly as common. According to the company MeYou Health, 88 percent of those who make New Year's resolutions fail to keep them. To break the cycle, MeYou Health has launched a free “Anti-Resolution” app that encourages users to forgo the big resolution and instead commit to a small daily action. The company argues that small actions, done over time consistently, will add up to the big result people want.
- Twitter campaign to help patients over Christmas #NHSxmas – Two NHS organisations join forces to tweet the '12 days of #NHSxmas' to help patients choose the right service over Christmas
- Volkswagen turns off Blackberry email after work hours – Volkswagen has agreed to stop its Blackberry servers sending emails to some of its employees when they are off-shift.
- Facebook appeal saves fire family’s Christmas (’tis the season) – A FAMILY who lost all their belongings when their house burned down have had Christmas saved — by Facebook followers.
- Hip Hop And Foursquare: Tupac’s History And Jay-Z’s Empire State Of Mind @PSFK – Social media has been used in creative and interesting ways with artists in the music industry, in the past with Google Maps and YouTube. Now, Paul Rayment, a PR marketer based in England, has come up with an innovative way to make Foursquare into a historical tour and an interactive Rap Genius.
- Free Wi-Fi with that coffee? Why cafes are embracing an age of connectivity – As Wi-Fi hotspots increase, small UK businesses are preferring to give access to smartphone and tablet users for free
- BBC Radio 3 offers surround sound Christmas – BBC Radio 3 is launching an experiment which will offer the ‘surround sound’ experience while listening to a Christmas carol service through standard headphones.
- Press release fail – The Idiot’s sandpit – The ideas sandpit – essentially a brain storming exercise…
- Social Networks Account for 20% of Time Spent Online – The phenomenal growth of social networking on the Internet is tracked in a new study. There is no escaping Facebook.
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