Monthly Archives: April 2012

Google+ hangouts? Here are some useful tips for business keeping in touch with their social contacts

Here’s a really cool tutorial with some sound advice about Google+ Hangouts and how to use them for businesses! Keep reading to discover how your business can connect in a personal way with your customers using this face-to-face video conferencing tool. … Continue reading

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Google Drive: this time is for real (will the real cloud storage please stand up?)

Get yourself into Google Drive right now by clicking here! Google is introducing its cloud storage service aiming directly Dropbox, SkyDrive and (along several others). You can get started with 5GB of storage for free—that’s enough to store the … Continue reading

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Google’s Zipping Doodle!

Check this Google Doodle! Dedicated to Gideon Sundback (the inventor of the zipper) it’s one of those doodles the world won’t forget!

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TNT Channel viral video: they really know advertisement, just “push to add drama”!

Belgian TNT Channel used this spot and I guess it’s really crazy, sheer genius! [Via TNT TV Belgium]

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What is actually social data value? What is the value of a single “social-bit”?

What is the value of a tweet? How much does Yelp value a review? As a participant in the social media economy, how much value does your participation create for companies like Facebook and LinkedIn? Here comes a pretty infographic … Continue reading

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Facebook goes shopping and acquires Instagram; price tag: $1 billion

Breaking news: Facebook shoots a nice picture! Facebook is buying Instagram according to this post by Mark Zuckerberg. This is an important milestone for Facebook because it’s the first time we’ve ever acquired a product and company with so many … Continue reading

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Eadweard J. Muybridge Google Doodle

Today, Google’s Doodle is dedicated to Eadweard J. Muybridge, the english photographer. It is an animation doodle: It shows a “Galloping horse” set to motion using single photos, 27 horses, some are colored like the Google logo. Eadweard Muybridge is … Continue reading

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Sport+TV? Here’s some unbiased opinion about the future

How will TV evolve? How will social TV change all this? ParisLemon says the future is iPad, its ability to watch a game and check all scores etc. I say the future is somewhere in the Social TV zone, where … Continue reading

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Pin me up: according to Experian, Pinterest is the third most popular social network

Here we are: Pinterest, the new kid on the block has become the third competitor in the social network arena. Experian’s “2012 Digital Marketer: Benchmark and Trend Report” says social networking has reached new highs, with 91 percent of adults … Continue reading

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Twitter for Small Businesses: promotion, user engagement, product awareness and … a nice video too!

This is how Twitter promotes itself and explains the (good) reasons why (even) a small business should use Twitter to reach new customers, to talk with them and spread the word about their products/services. The video exploits the recipe metaphor … Continue reading

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