Category Archives: User experience

10 digital marketing key data about 2013 that will be useful in 2014

From SmartInsights come 10 statistics that show key trends in digital marketing, 10 key questions, 10 quick answers and some more to think about. Here’s my pick of three. Which social networks should we focus on? Which social networks encourage … Continue reading

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Facebook introduces Cards: Gifts will never be so socially the same

As reported by Venturebeat, Facebook is introducing Cards, a sort of prepaid credit card for sending gifts – social gifts, actually. Cards are like regular, plastic gift cards, except that they work at a wide range of retailers. (For the … Continue reading

Posted in Brand, Business, Business Model, Digital life, Digital media, Economy, Facebook, Facebook Advertising, Facebook App, Facebook Pages, Financial, Shopping, social habits, Social initiatives, Social Life, Social marketing, Social Media, Social network, Social news, Social value, Tech industry, User experience, Wall Street | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Red Cross in the 21st century: donate for Sandy victims

USA has been hit by Sandy/aka Frankenstorm. The first message I got this morning (I live in Italy) on my iPhone while I was in the underground was from First Aid app by American Red Cross (check it here from … Continue reading

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Coke Zero and 007 Skyfall challenge train passengers with “Unlock the 007 in You” [Street marketing]

Coke Zero challenged unsuspecting train passengers to unlock the 007 in them for their chance to win exclusive tickets for the new James Bond movie SKYFALL. However, the exclusive tickets weren’t free. People had to go the extra mile and … Continue reading

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What will the office and working environment be like in the future?

LinkedIn created this infographic from a global survey. According to LinkedIn this is how the working environment will be in the near future – or already is. Fax machines are dead – so long, I’ll never miss them! [Via TechRepublic]

Posted in Business, Collaborative Work, CoWorking, Digital life, Digital media, Infographic, Job search, Job seeking, Linkedin, Social initiatives, Social Life, User experience, User survey | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How much data do americans consume in a day? [infographic]

Amazing infographic: 3.6 zettabytes per day consumed every day by US internet users Looks like that, beginning from 1980, there has been a 6% increase per year, getting to the total amount in zettabytes – that’s 10^21 bytes!

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Shopping Center Westfield London offers Wi-Fi… and (almost) free mobile phone charging!

London looks like the center of the universe, these days, thanks to London 2012 Olympic Games. Here comes a tiny news bit that shows how much technology can help/extend shopping experience. Shopping Center Westfield London sports some 312 (!) stores… … Continue reading

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The power of direct experience – even in social networks [video]

I guess this pretty video from BirdBoxStudio has a lot to do with experience – direct experience, that is. … and a lot with social media and people’s behaviour…

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What Facebook knows – about human behaviour and a lot more by mining its huge users’ database

Technology Review, published by MIT: if you still don’t know it you’re in trouble. Get a copy, now. I love it, it’s one of the very best publications around. Period. August 2012 issue features a cover story about Facebook and … Continue reading

Posted in Data mining, Data storage, Digital life, Digital media, Facebook, Magazine, News, social habits, Social initiatives, Social Life, Social marketing, Social Media, Social network, Social news, Social survey, Tech industry, Technology, User Engagement, User experience, User survey, Web Marketing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Facebook + CNN = total coverage of 2012 election – the dawn of a digital democracy?

As Mashable reports Facebook is teaming up with CNN to socialize coverage of the 2012 election, as the social network aims to become a “second screen” for political coverage. The new experience, “America’s Choice 2012,” will encourage Facebook’s 160 million … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Campaign, 2012 Presidential Election, CNN, Digital life, Digital media, Economy, Facebook, Facebook Advertising, Facebook Pages, Facebook Pages for Business, News, Tech industry, Television, USA, User Engagement, User experience, User survey, Viral marketing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment