Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Humankind way of communication by Leo Burnett

Sheer genius, from Leo Burnett. How communications has changed from brand- and product-centered to user-oriented. Humankind from Andre Gidoin on Vimeo.

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FBI goes social – and plans a social network spy app

This is no CSI, White Collar or Criminal Minds TV series: this is for real! The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is planning to develop an application that can track the public’s postings to Facebook, Twitter, and other social … Continue reading

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How Green Economy has changed business, jobs and our lives – an infographic

South Africa’s Jobvine just published a cool infographic about Green Jobs, Green Economy and its impact on everyday’s life and future’s government decisions on energy, industry and technology. Via Jobvine

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About creativity, time and good ideas – a nice book (and a video) that explains it almost all in a social way

Steven Johnson’s book is highly recommended: this is usually a book’s review ending line, I put it at the beginning since the book it’s about good ideas and good timing. Well, the good idea is grab a copy and the … Continue reading

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Ready for Facebook IPO?

As reported by several news sites, next week may the right time for the much-awaited Facebook IPO. Facebook’s IPO could value the company for as much as $100 billion, according to reports. The offering could be one of the largest … Continue reading

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Innovative companies need innovative working people – and to get rid of someone…

I found this old post on Bloomberg Businessweek: I guess it’s higlhy provoking and gives acid, harsh feelings to a lot of people but, in the end, I guess there’s a lot of truth in these words. “I wanted a … Continue reading

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Vintage advertisement of modern technology: Facebook, Skype and Twitter the good ol’ ad-way!

A graphic exercise with old-fashioned and vintage advertisements related to 2012 products and services – the tech brands we all know of. Sometimes old design still works and makes well-known products even more appealing! What about Twitter? A 50′s styled … Continue reading

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Texting while walking: a viral video and some good lessons from NYT

“Texting While Walking” by Casey Neistat is a humorous cautionary video about the dangers of composing text messages while walking.  Casey Neistat is a New York-based filmmaker and the video is a New York Times opinion-documentary. While there’s little current … Continue reading

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Dave Cutler: a social media job seeker – and a nice example of self-promotion

Dave Cutler isn’t just looking for a new job, he’s promoting a social media professional using social media tools. Current crisis time and economic downturn maybe call for a completely a different Cutler, 34, of Waltham, sees his efforts not … Continue reading

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B2B Facebook marketing best practices – and some real-world tips too!

Richard H. Levey from Chief Marketer wrote a great post about B2B Marketing on Facebook – not B2C, that’s overkill (even though a lot has still to be tested). B2B and social networks seems talking too little these days, so … Continue reading

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