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Does this Tweet-based map of Seattle accurately describe your neighborhood?

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A traditional Ork Poster for Seattle This is pretty cool. Microsoft researcher Andrés Monroy-Hernández, an expert in social media analysis, has come up with an interesting way to view Seattle. (One we’ve never quite seen before). Think of it as the citywide Tweet map — in the style of the popular...
Does this Tweet-based map of Seattle accurately describe your neighborhood?

Pepsi: Brewing up viral magic

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Pepsi’s Uncle Drew character is jumping from a hit series on YouTube to primetime television. Here’s how the company pulled it off. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Alex Konrad, reporter"] FORTUNE — Pepsi Max might not be the only brand that debuted a television spot during last night’s Game 1 of the NBA...
Pepsi: Brewing up viral magic

Is a 16-year-old high school basketball star really a 22-year-old former basketball star?

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Is a 16-year-old high school basketball star really a 22-year-old former basketball star?

Film director Tim Burton makes a cameo in Samsung's Oscars commercial

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Samsung is known for its huge marketing budget, which is frequently used for luring in stars, and its latest move saw it bring in famed movie producer Tim Burton for a cameo role in its latest commercial that just aired during the Oscars. The Korean firm’s Super Bowl ad featured actors Seth...
Film director Tim Burton makes a cameo in Samsung's Oscars commercial
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TED comes to the Vatican with Gloria Estefan as speaker

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Italian cardinal and Muslim graffiti artist from Birmingham will also speak at TEDx event with theme of religious freedomThe raison d'être of the glamorous and globally renowned TED conferences is the dissemination of "ideas worth spreading" - and, if there's any organisation that thinks it has one of those, it's...
TED comes to the Vatican with Gloria Estefan as speaker

This Whole "Mandate" Thing Is Irrelevant -- Obama Just Needs To Lead

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NOW that Barack Obama has won re-election, politicians and pundits are debating whether the president has a "mandate" from the American people and, if so, what that mandate entails. Naysayer Jamie Chandler argues that "second term mandates are nonexistent" and Charles Krauthammer says that "Obama won but he's got no...
This Whole "Mandate" Thing Is Irrelevant -- Obama Just Needs To Lead

The new economics of media: If you want free content, there's an almost infinite supply

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Writer Nate Thayer set off the media equivalent of a fragmentation grenade on Tuesday, with a lament about the state of freelance writing that sent virtual shrapnel flying in all directions. The main target of his ire was The Atlantic, which he says asked him to rewrite one of his...
The new economics of media: If you want free content, there's an almost infinite supply

Viral Video: Kobe Versus Messi

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So, how does an ad for Turkish Airlines get more than 58 million views on YouTube? Well, pairing basketball star Kobe Bryant and famed soccer player Leo Messi with a kid. Also lots of cards and ice cream. Enjoy:...
Viral Video: Kobe Versus Messi

Facebook lets some people email Mark Zuckerberg for $100

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Facebook is apparently offering some users the opportunity to shell out $100 to email CEO Mark Zuckerberg and make sure their message lands in his main inbox rather than the box where spam-like messages to non-friends usually end up. Sound enticing? For most people, if you want to email...
Facebook lets some people email Mark Zuckerberg for $100

Here's the Samsung Ad That Everyone Is Talking About

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Samsung's Super Bowl commercial, featuring actors Seth Rogan, Paul Rudd and basketball star LeBron James, was probably among the best ads shown during the game -- and a stark contrast to a BlackBerry ad that seemed to fall flat. It was all about the (good) writing. The ad for Samsung's...
Here's the Samsung Ad That Everyone Is Talking About
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OMG! AwesomenessTV closes $3.5M Series A round

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Los Angeles-based digital video production company turned YouTube channel operator AwesomenessTV has announced the closure of a $3.5 million Series A round of funding. The company, which courts a millennial audience with the now somewhat expected assortment of cheap-to-make reality shows, received investment from MK Capital, which led the funding...
OMG! AwesomenessTV closes $3.5M Series A round
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Guardian Viral Video Chart: Top Gear, Game of Thrones and time-lapse snow

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Join the Women of LA, watch a basketball star of the future and marvel at a leaping dog and some extreme unicyclingWe are going to plunge straight into the viral video chart with a truly gripping piece of filming from the Top Gear Korea team. As if some high speed...
Guardian Viral Video Chart: Top Gear, Game of Thrones and time-lapse snow
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