Cf’s Mat Zucker writes in the CMO Network for Forbes, “With Yahoo!, many of us are waiting for something to try, cheer about, and gleefully share. We’re waiting for the exclamation point.” Zucker points out that advertising alone cannot bring about Yahoo!’s triumphant return to relevance and popularity. Read more here.
Step aside Holzer, Haring, English, Twist and KAWS… here comes the Brandalists.
For big spenders, Twitter is promising custom analytics — and “enhanced interest targeting.”
Our friend Lesley A. Martin examines the first photographic-image uploaded to the Internet in July of 1992: “They’re always semi-accidental and seemingly inconsequential at the time.”
‘One potential use of Facebook’s data storehouse would be to sell insights mined from it. Such information could be the basis for any kind of business. Assuming Facebook can do this without upsetting users and regulators, it could be lucrative’.
(via Technology Review)
Hands-down the best beer commercial of the year so far—and Internet approved. Get some.
On NYC Connect, Wired, Broadband Connect Map, Broadband Express, CitizenConnect.
The Top 20 most-shared “dadverts” have been collectively shared around 1.7 million times.
(via Unruly Media)
On the start-up, Kimera, contextualizing data, Service as a Software—and Internet as brain.
In a comical condom ad, an old Argentine learns a tough life lesson, thirty-years too late.
Also, did you know: only 33% of Americans have followed a brand in social media.
(via Convince & Convert)
How community response is mainly dependent upon (a) context; and (b) social motivations.
Gardener’s World launch a “scratch-and-sniff” issue. Oh, endless opportunities…
An iPhone, iPod, and iPad app that contains a playlist of 30 videos.
(via Promo News)
“The expertise we have in New York is well suited to the next generation of tech companies.”
Data Visualization of 2,400 technology, web, and telecom market capitalizations since 1980.
In five words: Obama, Clinton, Lucas, Bono, and more thank the late great.