Internet, News »

[8 Oct 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
3 Ways Steve Jobs & Apple Ushered the Mobile Marketing Age [Infographic]

Those who are now reading articles about how Steve Jobs was a visionary may not realize how much he really revolutionized every industry he touched. It isn’t just the iPod product or the iPhone product that he helped bring to conception. He created brand new industries and millions of jobs. Numerous companies out there can credit their existence to much of what Steve Jobs contributed to the technology sector…

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Video Games »

[3 Oct 2011 | One Comment | ]
Did You Know Your Children Can Buy M Rated Video Games?

Should Video Games Stores be allowed to Sell M Rated Games to Kids?

US Supreme Court ruled that, YES, game merchants should be allowed to sell M rated games to kids. The US Supreme Court ruled on Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association formerly Schwarzenegger v. EMA) deciding that the 2005 California law that prohibited sale of violent games to minors as unconstitutional. The SCOTUS ruled in a 7-2 vote…

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Internet, Social Media »

[30 Sep 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Most Followed Twitter Users & Brands [Infographic]

Twitter Growth History Visualized

Twitter has been growing very quickly and has changed a lot over time. In the beginning many were wondering, what was the point? Is it a bunch of teenagers chatting away?

Slowly twitter is becoming more defined as a medium of communication for businesses, brands, celebrities, customer service and a place to connect to professionals and those with similar interests. Twitter has also become a valid source of news information and quick way get a pulse on any trending topic.

See the top twitter brands with the most followings after the jump.

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Movies, TV Shows »

[15 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Band of Brothers TV Series [Review]

Band of Brothers by no means should be shown to children. It’s a war movie, and a realistic one at that. Just like Saving Private Ryan, there are plenty of realistic violence. There is also plenty of cursing, which of course is expected as it is a war movie…

Band of Brother – Was it Clean? What were some of the themes?
See after the jump.

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Events, News »

[13 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
9 11 / September 11 Quotes & Statistics [Infographic]

“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting september the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children,”
- President George W. Bush, November 11, 2001

See September 11 quotes & statistic infographic here.

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Internet »

[12 Sep 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
When AOL & Geocities Ruled: The Internet 1996 vs 2011 [Infographic]

Who here remembers when AOL first came out?
The annoying modem sounds, the hundreds of chat rooms, the a/s/l?
Am I dating myself here?

Who here remembers Geocities?
Creating that first personal webpage full of nasty graphics and icons. YES!

Who here remembers Prodigy and Compuserve, AOL’s big competitors?

Who here remembers Netscape going up against Internet Explorer as the browser of the web?

If you remember, then you are… probably old…

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News, Social Media »

[30 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Facebook Success Summit Conference 2011

I personally attended the Facebook Success Summit last year and found it to be pretty helpful. For 90% of the people out there who do not have an extensive background in Facebook, they would find this conference super helpful as it really does cover a lot of different aspects of Facebook marketing and Facebook uses. For the other 10% who have a decent working knowledge of Facebook, you will still find it useful….

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Internet, Social Media »

[8 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Study says Facebook Users are Narcissist! [Study]

A new study determined that the overuse of Facebook can lead to the development of psychological disorders in teens. Some sample findings:

- Teens who use Facebook show more narcissistic tendencies.
- Young adults who use Facebook show more psychological issues such as mania, anti-social behavior and aggression.
- Children who overuse media and technology (ex. Facebook, Video Games, TV) tends to show negative effects on health. They are more prone to depression, anxiety, and other psychological problems.

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Video »

[1 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
“Plot Device” Viral Video by Red Giant Software

Check out this viral video from Red Giant Software highlighting the use of their Professional Video Tool, Magic Bullet Suite 11. It’s well done and fun to watch! Not only is it fun, but it actually shows you the capabilities of the product itself. Magic Bullet Suite 11 is a tool with built in visual effect plug-ins that are easily implemented into any video product. The company brought in an indie filmmaker named Seth Worley to create this piece called “Plot Device” to show off some the different visual effects. Love sharing some good clean advertising!

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Movies, News »

[30 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
The Teen Choice Awards Chooses R-Rated Movies?

What are your thoughts on the fact that three R Rated, raunchy comedies earned multiple nominations at the TEEN choice awards?

The three R rated movie in question are “The Hangover Part II”, “Bridesmaids” and “Bad Teacher”. The Hangover Part II earned a six nominations, while Bridesmaid and Bad teacher were nominated for best comedy. Remember this is the TEEN choice awards for 13-19 year-olds voting for what they consider the best movies, shows, and music of the year.

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News »

[27 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Bad Idea: eReading while Driving [Infographic]

Do you own a smartphone? A tablet? A eReader?

47% of Smartphone Owners use while driving. 20% Tablet Owners and 11% of eReaders Owners!

Nielsen came out with some research on how and when people use their mobile devices, from smartphones to tablets. Some of the findings are not surprising, but it’s interesting nonetheless.

Check out the Mobile Use Statistics!

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