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Cast Your Vote! Best and Worst Ads of Super Bowl 45?

Posted by on Feb 6, 2011 in Advertising, Branding, Entertainment, Featured Post, marketing, social media, Sports, Technology, Traditional Marketing, tv | 0 comments

Cast Your Vote! Best and Worst Ads of Super Bowl 45?

Share your thoughts on super bowl 45 and which ads were your favorite. [poll id=”4″] From the buzz on Twitter, it seems many were disappointed! Which ads from Super Bowl 45 were the GREATEST disappointment? [poll id=”5″] Can’t remember? Check out this line up in order of the game to refresh your memory...

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What Do 10 Million Facebook Friendships Look Like?

Posted by on Dec 15, 2010 in Entertainment, Facebook, marketing, Online Marketing, social media, Social Media News, Statistics, Technology | 0 comments

What Do 10 Million Facebook Friendships Look Like?

Recently, an intern working on Facebook’s data infrastructure engineering team took a sample of nearly 10 million pairs of friends from Facebook’s data warehouse and plotted out their relationships. The result? This intriguingly beautiful image and an accurate map of the world. Here are the thoughts that Paul shared about the image and its creation: After a few minutes of rendering, the new plot appeared, and I was a bit taken aback by what I saw. The blob had turned into a...

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SmartBrief Advertising Industry Predictions for 2011

Posted by on Dec 15, 2010 in Advertising, Featured Post, marketing, Statistics, Technology | 0 comments

SmartBrief Advertising Industry Predictions for 2011

Recent responses collected from SmartBrief showing different opinions regarding the US advertising market, social media marketing plans, regulation and more: What overall trend do you anticipate in the U.S. advertising market in 2011? More slow, steady growth 64.42% U.S. advertising spending will be about the same 22.12% Economic growth and ad spending will accelerate rapidly 11.54% Spending will be down from 2010 1.92% Do you expect your company to create jobs in...

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Year In Review: A Look Back at 2009

Posted by on Dec 13, 2010 in Business, Economy, Entertainment, Featured, Headline News, marketing, News, Site News, social media, Statistics, Technology, tv, twitter | 0 comments

Year In Review: A Look Back at 2009

Curious to see what we were talking about on Twitter in 2009? Here’s the list: 2009 Twitter Trends News Events 1. #iranelection 2. Swine Flu 3. Gaza 4. Iran 5. Tehran 6. #swineflu 7. AIG 8. #uksnow 9. Earth Hour 10. #inaug09 People 1. Michael Jackson 2. Susan Boyle 3. Adam Lambert 4. Kobe (Bryant) 5. Chris Brown 6. Chuck Norris 7. Joe Wilson 8. Tiger Woods 9. Christian Bale 10. A-Rod (Alex Rodriguez) Movies 1. Harry Potter 2. New Moon 3. District 9 4. Paranormal Activity 5. Star Trek 6....

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Year In Review 2010 Trends on Twitter

Posted by on Dec 13, 2010 in Business, Economy, Entertainment, Featured, Headline News, marketing, social media, Social Media News, Statistics, Technology, tv, twitter | 0 comments

Year In Review 2010 Trends on Twitter

The numbers are in. Over 25 billion tweets were sent in 2010, and Twitter has analyzed these tweets and organized them into the top categories as the overall top 10 Twitter trends. ¬†Twitter has broken out the top trending topics into eight categories: News Events, People, Movies, Television, Technology, World Cup, Sports, and Hashtags. Twitter’s list indicates what we were interested in during the course of the year and what the buzz was online. ¬†It should be noted that this is a...

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Is Facebook Missing The Mark With Their Targeted Ads?

Posted by on Dec 12, 2010 in Advertising, Facebook, Local, marketing, social media, Social Media News, Technology | 0 comments

How good at targeting is Facebook? From ads regarding shoes to the latest TV shows and their episodes, Facebook is serving up a ton of online ads. After their latest phase in ad targeting in November, it will be interesting to see how they continue to adapt their targeting, focusing on demographics and interests. Many feel Facebook will save the declining click through rates that have been falling for years. Many marketers are hoping that with the surge of social networks, and increased...

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