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Under Complex Media, Superglued relaunches its concert alert app as a content play

Report: Bad buzz for Blu-ray (hope for HD DVD)

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Cymfony, a firm that measures online social media buzz, issued a report today that delivers some bad news to Sony and the other backers of the Blu-ray disc format for next-generation DVDs: HD DVD is getting more love online. The report, titled "A Blue Christmas for Blu-ray," includes the following...
Report: Bad buzz for Blu-ray (hope for HD DVD)

NCAA bans Twitter hashtags from football fields, #WTF?

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Photo courtesy of Twitter user @THEMikeMcGrory. It seemed as though the NCAA was lightening up to the idea of social media when it lifted an in-game tweet limit last month. But now the NCAA football rules committee has oddly decided to ban the use of hashtags on the football field....
NCAA bans Twitter hashtags from football fields, #WTF?

The Real Thing: Don't Listen to Coke, Social Media Works . . . At Least As Well As Regular Media

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Last week, Coca-Cola put out a study declaring that online buzz has no impact on sales. And of course, that announcement drove everyone on the Internet to start buzzing about it. AdAge, MediaBistro, Motley Fool, Business Insider and dozens of others all weighed in on Coke’s study, which “finds online...
The Real Thing: Don't Listen to Coke, Social Media Works . . . At Least As Well As Regular Media
Despite popularity, Netflix CEO says 'House of Cards' is 'not the center of the company'

RT @OpenAmplify: Which UK campaign message created the biggest social media buzz? http://bit.ly/9fSTcQ

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RT @OpenAmplify: Which UK campaign message created the biggest social media buzz? http://bit.ly/9fSTcQ

The Most Popular SXSW Music Acts by Social Media Buzz [STATS] - http://bit.ly/cTub8W

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The Most Popular SXSW Music Acts by Social Media Buzz [STATS] - http://bit.ly/cTub8W

Did 'Hunger Games' Create A New Digital Marketing Template For Hollywood?

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When a movie opens to nearly $153 million dollars, the studio executives backing it always tend to look like geniuses. But in the case of the Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) marketing department, what they did digitally to stoke buzz for youth-novel adaptation Hunger Games is earning them a particularly large...
Did 'Hunger Games' Create A New Digital Marketing Template For Hollywood?

The Most Popular SXSW Music Acts by Social Media Buzz [STATS]

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Wondering which bands garnered the most buzz at SXSW this year? Well, stats service Next Big Sound has the answers, and it’s a hearty mix of up-and-comers, music vets and under-the-radar stalwarts. Next Big Sound created two lists of buzzed-about bands by counting increase in social media activity during...
The Most Popular SXSW Music Acts by Social Media Buzz [STATS]

So will Buzz and Facebook finally bury Twitter?

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Buzz was introduced by Google with much clamor on Feb 9, 2010. Since then, we have seen a lot of debate around it: Google stepping into the social media arena cannot go unnoticed. Many quickly saw Buzz as a Twitter killer, possibly a Facebook contender; others discounted it as...
So will Buzz and Facebook finally bury Twitter?

'Content is king' again: why Bill Gates may be right after all

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For many of us working in the content industries, the last few years have been challenging, with layoffs in old companies, shrinking online ad rates in the new and tech investors who would rather back “platforms” than “media”. But I think we may be back, baby. After only a few...
'Content is king' again: why Bill Gates may be right after all

Get Ready For The Madness: Next Month's Schedule of New Mobile Device Announcements

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During any given year, new mobile devices are announced and released like clockwork. The Consumer Electronics Show, Mobile World Congress and other large conference herald the first round. The second round comes as the holiday shopping season approaches. Spurred by Apple's expected announcement of the new iPhone on Sept. 12,...
Get Ready For The Madness: Next Month's Schedule of New Mobile Device Announcements

SB XLVI Guide is your personal Super Bowl guide in your pocket

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If you’re heading to the Super Bowl this weekend, SB XLVI Guide will be your companion in your pocket. It’s your guide to official Super Bowl events, a map of Indianapolis, a 3D map and seating chart to the Lucas Oil Stadium, and a reference for local restaurants and...
SB XLVI Guide is your personal Super Bowl guide in your pocket

RWW Recommends: The Best Social TV App for iPad

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Here on ReadWriteWeb, we've been taking a close look at some of the best "second screen" apps designed to supplement the TV-watching process. Last week, we reviewed i.TV, which is an excellent way to find information related to a given show. Which is the best app for enhancing the social...
RWW Recommends: The Best Social TV App for iPad
Six Weeks From Launch, "Mint For Student Loans" Contender Tuition.io Hits $250M Under Management, Lands $1M In Seed

Where Klout Meets Kickstarter, Wahooly Lands Angel Round

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Where Klout Meets Kickstarter: Wahooly Lands Angel Round For Crowdfunding Via Social Proof With the passage of the JOBS Act, crowdfunding is going to get a whole lot more interesting — and a whole lot more crowded. Now that everyone and their mother can invest in startups, hundreds of crowdfunding...
Where Klout Meets Kickstarter, Wahooly Lands Angel Round

Startup Strategy Roundtable: Don't Waste Precious Years Of Your Life

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Today quite a variety of entrepreneurs presented their business ideas at my Online Strategy Roundtables. Several times I brought up how precious our time is and we need to treat it as such. So many people become enamored with technology and the building of the product before they ever think...
Startup Strategy Roundtable: Don't Waste Precious Years Of Your Life

App stores are suffering from the tyranny of the charts

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While millions of apps are crowding into stores like Apple’s App Store and Google Play, too much of their success comes down where they rank on app store charts. That was the consensus of several app experts at GigaOM’s Mobilize conference, who decried the importance of rankings on the app...
App stores are suffering from the tyranny of the charts

All Things SXSW (Re)Considered

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Editor’s note: Marc Ruxin is CEO and co-founder of TastemakerX. Follow him on Twitter @ruxputin. If you went to SXSW 20 years ago, you would have been there to see and discover new music. You worked at a label or publishing company, or perhaps you were a journalist or PR rep....
All Things SXSW (Re)Considered

Apps Rush: Super Bowl XLVI, RBS 6 Nations Live Challenge, Marie Claire Runway, Camden Crawl and more

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What's new on the app stores on Friday 3 February 2012Super Bowl XLVI GuideThe NFL has launched an official Super Bowl app just in time for its season finale, as the New York Giants take on the New England Patriots. It includes a guide to host venue Indianapolis and an...
Apps Rush: Super Bowl XLVI, RBS 6 Nations Live Challenge, Marie Claire Runway, Camden Crawl and more

Coca-Cola Clarifies: Social Media Is "Crucial" & Drives In-Store Sales

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A Coca-Cola executive threw cold water on social media buzz earlier this week when he told an advertising conference that the company doesn’t see a relationship between online buzz and the company’s short-term product sales. But the company has followed-up today with a clarification,... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
Coca-Cola Clarifies: Social Media Is "Crucial" & Drives In-Store Sales

News App Spun Tries to Digg Up Some Local Flavor

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A new Apple iPhone news app aims to be a one-stop shop for local news about food, the arts and the overall flavor of a city. “We love cities,” said Spun CEO Andy Hunter. The app, launching today, is powered by human editors in each city, who curate stories from...
News App Spun Tries to Digg Up Some Local Flavor

Poll: Social Media Has Mixed Impact on Elections

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Nielsen poll shows social media buzz influences election results but not voter turnout....
Poll: Social Media Has Mixed Impact on Elections

ValueClick Founder Brian Coryat Raises $1.5M For Business Listings Startup 'Local Market Launch'

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Local Market Launch, a startup that helps companies manage the online presence of local stores, is announcing that it has raised $1.5 million in Series A funding. The company was founded by Brian Coryat, who previously founded ValueClick, an online ad company that went public in 2000. Coryat told me...
ValueClick Founder Brian Coryat Raises $1.5M For Business Listings Startup 'Local Market Launch'

DealBook: Twitter Arrives on Wall Street, Via Bloomberg

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Bloomberg L.P. announced that it was incorporating tweets into its data service, allowing traders and other professionals to monitor social media buzz and important news about companies they follow....
DealBook: Twitter Arrives on Wall Street, Via Bloomberg

Siri Caught Recommending The Nokia Lumia, Promptly Reprogrammed

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The Apple marketing machine has always thrived on organic media buzz. Devices like the iPad launch to such massive anticipation that whole TV news segments turn into commercials for the product, then hand off to on-the-scene reporters covering the line outside the Apple store, without the company paying a dime....
Siri Caught Recommending The Nokia Lumia, Promptly Reprogrammed
How much accountability should your Kickstarter pledge buy?

Why Breaking Bad didn't scare Dish, but Walking Dead will

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Dish Network clearly isn’t afraid of Albuquerque drug kingpin Walter White. But wait until AMC’s zombies come back in October. Yes, despite tons of critical praise, Netflix usage and social media buzz, Breaking Bad remains only a niche hit, incapable of producing enough leverage to bring Dish Network back to the...
Why Breaking Bad didn't scare Dish, but Walking Dead will

Fresh from raising $3.7m, Musimetric teams up with Spotify to share artist analytics

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It’s turning into quite a week for Musicmetric. Fresh from landing $3.7 million in funding yesterday — via parent firm Semetric — the Web analytics platform for the music industry has inked a deal to introduce data from Spotify, the music streaming service with 20 million users. The coming together will...
Fresh from raising $3.7m, Musimetric teams up with Spotify to share artist analytics

Twitter And Facebook Report On Top Tweets Per Minute, Mentions During Super Bowl

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While it appeared to me that she was still lip-syncing yesterday, Beyonce Knowles was one of the big winners of yesterday’s social media buzz bowl. The not-so-single lady’s celebrated halftime performance generated more than 250,000 tweets per minute (TPMs). Overall, according to... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Twitter And Facebook Report On Top Tweets Per Minute, Mentions During Super Bowl
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