Video Portal: New Twitter Rules Clamp Down on Ad... →
Move Will Affect Startups Such as Ad.ly and Sponsored Tweets, but Users May Still Sell Their Own Tweets NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Twitter put its foot down today with new rules that will substantially curtail third-party networks placing ads in the service, and may put a few out of business.
PayPal Wants to Be in Your TV, Your DVD Player and Your Car PayPal doesn’t just want to be in your mobile phone, or behind the transfer of virtual goods in social networks such as Facebook, where it’s one of the options for the new Facebook Credit payment system, according to President Scott Thompson. Read the article Via @johngerzema
Google Pitches a Web-Centric Future →
gregbabula: Google’s vision of the future is starkly different from those laid out by its rivals Apple and Microsoft, and calls for rich multimedia applications that operate within the browser — without the separate applications that people now download to their PC desktops or mobile phones. “The Web is the most important platform of our generation,” said Vic Gundotra, Google’s vice president...
Clicker Launches HTML5 Interface for Watching... →
People have been talking about Interactive TV since the late 90s, but in this age of neo-convergence, could this be the beginning of a real shift in TV? Read the article
Matrix: How Facebook’s ‘Community Pages’ and... →
Worth a read! Jeremiah Owyang shows how Facebook’s Community Pages may affect your clients. Via @jowyang
Great presentation on Social CRM by Jacob Morgan @ Chess Media Group. Via @armano
AdFreak rounds up the 25 most epic ads (some NSFW... →
Usually this sort of thing is crap, but besides being pretty great spots, this collection lets you see the incremental changes internet culture has made to the 30 second spot. (via thatssodigital)
wearethedigitalkids: Brilliant hack of search behavior by Converse.
Pepsi To Intro Geo-Based Loyalty Program →
thatssodigital: “Pop Spots”?
Zynga Wants to Play →
Zynga, company behind the wildly successful and remarkably irritating Farmville and Mafia Wars, is getting into brand marketing. Read the article
Top Social Media Brands, May 2010 →
thatssodigital: Over 60 social media professionals surveyed (20 brands, 30 agencies and 10 vendors) agreed that this handful of brands round out the top 10 when it comes to generating “buzz’”, and executing on a well rounded social strategy. Interesting to see Ford come out on top. I wonder if this has more to do with the “faces” behind the brands (Scott Monty in Ford’s case) than the actual...
Some 75% of 12-17 year-olds now own cell phones…21% of teens who do not...– Pew Internet (via wearethedigitalkids)
CBC News - Film - Living in the limelight →
What promises to be an awesome documentary of one of my favorite bands (Rush) from the makers of Juno award winning Iron Maiden: Flight 666. See the trailer