Posts Tagged ‘social media‘

Hello Ello

Have you heard of Ello yet? It’s a new social media network that has been getting a lot of buzz lately because it’s positioning itself as “the anti-Facebook social platform.”… It says: “Your social network is owned by advertisers. Every post you share, every friend

What Is Public? — The Message — Medium

  Someone could make off with all your garbage that’s put out on the street, and carefully record how many used condoms or pregnancy tests or discarded pill bottles are in the trash, and then post that information up on the web along with your

Technology makes protests more likely, but not yet more effective (via Internet protests: The digital demo | The Economist)

Images sent between cellphones are on the rise as text messages continue to fall, according to CTIA, the trade association for the wireless industry. An industry report released this year said 2.19 trillion text messages were sent and received in 2012, about 5 percent less

futuristgerd: (via Is Your Private Information Safe on Social Media?)

Yahoo files patent for social influence-based advertising

Link: Yahoo files patent for social influence-based advertising Yahoo has published a patent detailing how ad charges could be based on a viewer’s “social influence”. The US firm suggests that marketers could bid against each other to target users perceived to have a high degree

futurejournalismproject: wetheurban: DESIGN: Instagram to Implement Video Sharing on June 20? Rumor has it that Instagram will be adding video functionality to its app this month. According to TechCrunch, Facebook have been sending invites to key people regarding a private press conference being held on

Data is the new Oil. Data is just like crude. It’s valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be used. Social Media as a Stored Value Currency (via courtenaybird)

KUALA LUMPUR THE prevalence of advertising via social media has made it more difficult for brands to market themselves differently – and this is because corporates fail to embrace the interactivity concept behind the online medium, said The Future Agency chief executive officer and futurist