The Super Bowl! The name pretty much says it all, and then some. For big brands and the ad persons who help them though, this week’s football extravanganza bears a bit of bigger scrutiny. AND, the lastest Coke Super Bowl Ad (Coke Chase) is a real doosey too, the game really boils down to what kind of Coke drinker you… Read more
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As Americans head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 6 to select their next President, you might be surprised the role social media could have in determining the outcome.
Four years ago, Barack Obama started a groundswell of support on social media, which some say helped carry him to the White House. Four years later, will Gov. Mitt Romney be… Read more
The Presidential election of 2008 has been dubbed by some as being “the Facebook election” – and as more and more political candidates pick up fans on Facebook and followers on Twitter, campaign consultants are predicting that social media will drastically change the way elections are determined – from the presidential race to local elections. In fact, it has been… Read more
Since Google announced that they had been using social signals from sites like Twitter and Facebook as a ranking factor, there has been a lot of buzz involving using social media to improve ranking positions. Some blogs even tested this and proved that social signals (tweets in this case) can influence rank.
It’s pretty clear then that despite the fact… Read more
As you may know, most of Digg.com is controlled by the top power users. Each time their stories hits the front page, it brings server crashing amounts of traffic for the webmaster.
If you want your stories to make it to Digg’s homepage, there are steps you can take to make it happen. Once one story becomes popular, it becomes… Read more
Plans to make it possible to vote on American Idol through Facebook came to fruition this week. That’s supposed to be good news but on the other hand it does mean that there will be another season of American Idol. But anyway, back to the case in point.
Facebook voting commenced on Tuesday March 1 and those who choose to… Read more
Mashable introduces its own social layer called “Mashable Follow”. The new social layer is its beta stage. Hope this new social layer will help mashable readers to scale down the whole website into a section that only provides the kind of information they’re most interested in. Social curation is the one area that is being focused by mashable.
The follow… Read more
The best television commercials of all time, the best radio spots you turned up (and not down) in your car, and the slogans that got stuck in your head are because of a catchy jingle. Whether it’s “I’d like to teach the world to sing” or “I’m lovin’ it” jingles are as effective as it gets.
Writing a jingle can… Read more
How do our favorite social media sites define spamming? Sadly, none of them has a clearly-cut definition, so we can only arrive at conclusions based on the various contexts… Read more
You are a power social media user, you have hundreds of friends on Facebook and thousands of followers on Twitter but you are ONLY popular on the Internet… Read more? Would you like to take part of your Internet social media life offline?
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