March 17, 2014
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ONLINE JOURNALISTS: Foundations for Research into Their Changing Roles, by Jane B. Singer, Ph.D.Abstract Interactive media have grabbed the attention of communication researchers in the latter half of the 1990s, but the focus to date has been primarily on media audiences and their use of these new forms.…

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March 17, 2014
Moving to Web

After operating for almost three years exclusively on social media platforms, SMNNY is creating a web presence using WordPress. This is a work in progress,

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September 16, 2013

9.16.2013 — Great day for a conference. Attending Bloomberg’s Next Big Thing Summit: NYC

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August 29, 2013
ibmsocialbiz:

Engaging digital audiences at the US Open. A predictive analytics tool, SlamTracker captures and visually maps player momentum in real-time, point by point, showing which player is on a roll and why. Additionally, SlamTracker analyzesTwitter conversations about the players, identifying how much positive sentiment each is generating throughout the match in real time.
(via IBM - U.S. Open Case Study)

ibmsocialbiz:

Engaging digital audiences at the US Open. A predictive analytics tool, SlamTracker captures and visually maps player momentum in real-time, point by point, showing which player is on a roll and why. Additionally, SlamTracker analyzesTwitter conversations about the players, identifying how much positive sentiment each is generating throughout the match in real time.

(via IBM - U.S. Open Case Study)

April 9, 2013
markcoatney:

huffposttv:

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, are you reading this? 
I spoke with the “Veep” star about the new season, her favorite “Veep” lines and getting a call from the real veep, but we also talked about Tumblr.

In some of the Season 2 episodes that were sent out to the press, both Tumblr and Reddit come up. I know “Veep” and Elaine Benes are both big on Tumblr. Do you ever poke around on that blogging platform? You know, I don’t. I guess I should, but I probably would be frightened if I did. I don’t know, but I don’t do it a lot … should I? Or would it be a huge mistake? [Laughs.]
I think it’s fun. There are all these GIFs of great Selina insults and moments. Right after the trailer for Season 2 came out, there were a bunch from there. No shit! I gotta go on that and check it out. We have this meeting with HBO, sort of a social media meeting, and we were talking about going to all these places and … I can’t get over what people are putting out there. It’s pretty cool. Some of it’s cool, I guess some of it’s scary, but some of it’s cool.

Read the full interview here.

Come on in, Julia. The water’s fine. 

markcoatney:

huffposttv:

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, are you reading this?

I spoke with the “Veep” star about the new season, her favorite “Veep” lines and getting a call from the real veep, but we also talked about Tumblr.

In some of the Season 2 episodes that were sent out to the press, both Tumblr and Reddit come up. I know “Veep” and Elaine Benes are both big on Tumblr. Do you ever poke around on that blogging platform?
You know, I don’t. I guess I should, but I probably would be frightened if I did. I don’t know, but I don’t do it a lot … should I? Or would it be a huge mistake? [Laughs.]

I think it’s fun. There are all these GIFs of great Selina insults and moments. Right after the trailer for Season 2 came out, there were a bunch from there.
No shit! I gotta go on that and check it out. We have this meeting with HBO, sort of a social media meeting, and we were talking about going to all these places and … I can’t get over what people are putting out there. It’s pretty cool. Some of it’s cool, I guess some of it’s scary, but some of it’s cool.

Read the full interview here.

Come on in, Julia. The water’s fine. 

April 9, 2013
On Facebook, retailers tackle how best to drive sales

analyticisms:

An interesting article about the changing role of Facebook for e-tailers.  All kinds of stats and facts that shed some light on how e-tailers use the giant social network.

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February 7, 2013
thepuertoricansocialclub:

Texture courtesy of Rose & Born.

thepuertoricansocialclub:

Texture courtesy of Rose & Born.

(Source: roseborn.com)

February 7, 2013
threadandsalt:

ready for the Cole Haan x Tumblr event tmrw night. #SubwayStyle

threadandsalt:

ready for the Cole Haan x Tumblr event tmrw night. #SubwayStyle

February 7, 2013
New York Fashion Week: Fall 2013 Calendar - Interactive - NYTimes.com

July 27, 2012

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July 27, 2012
amyvernon:

The *real* Rosie the Riveter. #womenlead #cool
via stangefruitandwildthing:

Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job.
That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II. 

amyvernon:

The *real* Rosie the Riveter. #womenlead #cool

via stangefruitandwildthing:

Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job.

That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II. 

June 18, 2012

shortformblog:

fastcompany:

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled a suite of Microsoft Surface products, including a signature tablet. The 9.3 mm Microsoft Surface tablet, powered by Windows 8, is a hair thinner than the 9.4 mm iPad 3, and its 10.6-inch display has a full inch on the iPad’s. The Surface’s two standout features are a full-sized, multitouch keyboard with trackpad that also doubles as the device’s case, and a built-in kickstand for hands-free use. It also includes a magnetized stylus that uses digital ink and a full-sized USB 2 port.

Watch the video->

A little torn on this. Granted, we tend to be reflexively anti-Microsoft at times, but this probably is the most-aggressive attempt to take on Apple we’ve seen yet, and it’s worth taking seriously. They took Apple’s biggest iPad weakness — the lack of physical keyboard — and banked the entire device on it. It’s a smart approach, but you know, it’s one that seems like it’d be simple for a Kickstarter to copy completely. It’ll be interesting to see how this affects third-party vendors, too. Either way, this seems like an attempt to take out the netbook — if they price it right, at least.

June 18, 2012
"So, they held the first International Advertising Film Festival in Venice in September 1954. It drew 187 entries from 14 countries. A three-minute cinema spot for Chlorodont toothpaste from Italy won the Grand Prix. This year, the show, now called the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, welcomed 34,301 entries (some 10,000 more than last year) from 90 countries."

— via Adweek (via yrcannes2012)

June 18, 2012
cannesbydigitas:

@bridoo Twizy @ #canneslions

cannesbydigitas:

@bridoo Twizy @ #canneslions

(Source: digitaslbinewsroom)

June 18, 2012
whatshotfridays:

Live from Cannes #whatshotcannes #canneslions DROGA5 - Every Thing You Always Wanted to Know About Advertising But Were Afraid to Ask (Taken with Instagram)

whatshotfridays:

Live from Cannes #whatshotcannes #canneslions DROGA5 - Every Thing You Always Wanted to Know About Advertising But Were Afraid to Ask (Taken with Instagram)