Google+ Hangouts as Live Events for Social Media Week 2013

By Wednesday, February 20, 2013 1 , Permalink

Photo Credit: www.cmj.com Hugo Leung One big difference between Social Media Week 2012 and 2013 is the amount of Google+ Hangouts hosted this year. Google+ Hangouts has been a hit with brands and publications when it comes to hosting live discussions with viewer participation. Great example leading this format is HuffPost Live. What's also impressive is ...

Best Vine Videos so far

By Friday, January 25, 2013 3 , Permalink

Finally something else became more popular than Beyonce's Inauguration lip-sync story in social media yesterday:  Vine is now the official Twitter video app where users can take up to 6 seconds of video and share to Twitter and Facebook. The vine videos in my social stream remind me of making macaroni art when we were ...

Best Social Media Moments of Inauguration 2013 (some serious…some not)

By Monday, January 21, 2013 0 , Permalink

The 2013 Inauguration ceremony took place on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan 21, 2013. "The timing represented a unique opportunity for Obama, who is still negotiating his role as a "post-racial" black leader, to show African-Americans that he remains focused on issues of inequality." - NBC New York Here are some highlights of the event ...

Yahoo’s New Homepage Design

By Thursday, December 27, 2012 1 No tags Permalink

There has been a few versions of the new Yahoo Homepage designs circulating the net. TechCrunch talked about a version using large tiles similar to those live tiles found on Windows 8 design in early November. More recently, a version that is mobile-minded using responsive design with more pictures and fewer text links have been ...

Apps for End of the World 12-21-12

By Friday, December 21, 2012 0 No tags Permalink

In light of the curious doomsday spirit, here are some apps for the end of the world or when robots or zombies finally take over. But before we start:   iLOCi2 Lite This is an interactive GPS people-finder app that integrates with Google Maps and your social networks of friends who have "opt-in" to the app. It's a ...

Hulu, FreePriceAlerts, ShopRunner, LifeProof, Slingbox, LoJack with bnetTV at Pepcom NYC

By Tuesday, November 20, 2012 1 , Permalink

Pepcom Wine, Dine, and Demo 2012 event took place on 11/15 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC. There were 40+ exhibitors and 500+ attendees at Pepcom’s annual “technology tasting,” combining Argentinean wine tasting with a media event showcasing the latest computers, laptops, tablets, software, smartphones, apps, TVs, video games, toys, gadgets, and other emerging technologies ...