Monthly Archives: June 2010

Facebook: The Next Google?

Last Updated on July 13, 2017 What is the future of search? Will users abandon Google and perform their searches on Facebook instead? Facebook’s Open Graph Protocol could lure users away from Google.The open graph enables web developers to integrate web pages with the social graph, or the friends in each user’s circle. We’re already […]

Fresh Dino – A mixed Marketing Campaign with Results

Last Updated on November 13, 2017 A perfect example of a mixed media marketing campiagn. This 6-day ad campaign for Bosch Fridges reached approximately 75,000 people and resulted in a 236% increase in web traffic. Check out the video on how they executed the campaign. However, I’m skeptical on how well a Bosch Fridge can keep stoneage dinosaur […]

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World Cup Soccer by the numbers

Last Updated on November 2, 2017 Castrol has created a website dedicated to tracking live statistics from FIFA World Cup Soccer. The interactive info-graphic documents everything from the number of calories consumed by the players to the amount of white paint used to stripe the fields to the number of spectators passing through the turnstyles. […]

“Like” Comments

Last Updated on August 3, 2021 Today, Facebook gave its users the ability to “Like” comments.   Up until now, Facebook users could like everything else – status updates, wall post,s and news feed items – except comments.   The feature isn’t live for everyone yet. When you click on the “Like” button the commenter […]


Vote For Zach

Last Updated on August 3, 2021 Meet Zach!   Zach has cerebral palsy and is bound to his wheelchair. But that isn’t stopping him from dreaming big. He wants to host his own travel show, and he’s hoping Oprah will give him that chance.   He’s competing for Oprah’s Search For the Next TV Star: […]

Online game company raises $366 million

Last Updated on August 3, 2021 Zynga, the creator of the addicting blockbuster game Farmville, has raised an amazing $366 million to expand its online social gaming empire into Asian markets. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Zynga has partnered with Softbank to spread its suite of games throughout Asia. Softbank, a telecommunications and media conglomerate in […]

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Crazy iPad Accessory

Last Updated on August 3, 2021 With all the crazy things people are doing with their iPads, iPod touches, iPhones, and other smartphones, it just makes me want one more and more.   But the latest iPad modification is out of this world, or at least out of this era.   And the award for […]

Brand Highjackers: High Cost to Brand Owners

Last Updated on July 13, 2017 Companies of the 250 most visited U.S. Websites  are losing about $327 million a year, according to an study.   The culprit – typosquatters.   What is a typosquatter? Typosquatting is a form of cybersquatting, a method of registering domain names with a trademark with the intention of […]

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A goal for Google

Last Updated on August 3, 2021 As World Cup Soccer competition heats up and energizes football fans across the world, the world’s largest search engine is getting into the football spirit. When a user searches for World Cup Soccer on Google, the search engine returns predictable results, such as the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, […]

What is your social media worth?

Last Updated on July 13, 2017 How much influence do you have in the social media universe? The influence you have in the social media realm (Facebook, Twitter, and blogs) could have an effect on your virtual shares. Empire Avenue is attempting to bring social media to the virtual trading floor with a new beta […]

Smartphone App breakdown

Last Updated on September 14, 2018 Which smartphone claims more apps? Who is using these apps? and which apps are the most popular among mobile users? These are questions Nielsen answers in is “App Playbook” survey of more than 4,200 people who downloaded an application to their smartphone in the past 30 days. Neilsen breaks […]

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Online Video to quadruple by 2014

Last Updated on September 14, 2018 Internet network Traffic is expected to quadruple between 2009 and 2014, according to global technology company Cisco Systems’ Annual Visual Networking Index Forcast. What will drive that growth over the next five years? Cisco is predicting online video. Cisco’s forecast predicts that 767 exabytes of data (one exabyte is […]