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Poptip polls take instant pulse of the tweeting masses
Samsung’s ‘brilliant’ Galaxy Note ad named most effective in U.S. [video]

Week in Gaming: Misleading game trailers, Online Passes and cat MMOs

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Square-Enix This week, an animated trailer for an imaginary Zelda game got us wondering why exactly games often can't live up to the thrilling scenes we're shown in pre-release videos. We also looked at the slow redefinition of what an Online Pass can be used for, examined the legality...
Week in Gaming: Misleading game trailers, Online Passes and cat MMOs
Sandy spawned more than 20M tweets in 6 days

Mobile TV Apps Shazam, IntoNow Reveal Super Bowl Plans

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When people watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, they may notice something different about the ads — many of them will be touting a new way to interact with the advertised brands. Shazam, an app that allows people to connect with extra TV content by listening to a few seconds...
Mobile TV Apps Shazam, IntoNow Reveal Super Bowl Plans
HTC CEO Peter Chou Reflects On A Rough 2012, Says 2013 "Won't Be Too Bad"

Consumers spending more money on better TVs for Super Bowl: survey

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A new Super Bowl survey finds that most fans prefer to watch on TV rather than live at the game, and many will pay big bucks for better screens that make them feel like they’re there....
Consumers spending more money on better TVs for Super Bowl: survey
Viral Video: "The Avengers" Have a Hulk

New York Giants Web site says they've already won Super Bowl

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In an interestingly confident mix-up, the New York Giants' Web site not only announces that the team has already won, but offers winners' memorabilia for sale....
New York Giants Web site says they've already won Super Bowl

If You Want Your Wikipedia Page to Get a TON of Traffic, Die While Performing at the Super Bowl Half-Time Show

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Whitney Houston's death drove 425 people *per second* to her Wikipedia page....
If You Want Your Wikipedia Page to Get a TON of Traffic, Die While Performing at the Super Bowl Half-Time Show

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

Did Super Bowl Advertisers Take Advantage of Search Interest?

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Over the past couple of days, numerous stats and figures have been published about how Super Bowl advertisers took advantage (or not) of social media this year. But commercials also drive people to search engines, which in turn (when things go right) can lead potential customers to advertiser web... Please...
Did Super Bowl Advertisers Take Advantage of Search Interest?

The Morning Lowdown 2-6-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  First legal streaming Super Bowl a success, but audience still denied the real show (TechCrunch) »  Facebook mobile ads developing: Sponsored stories coming “within weeks” (paidContent) »  After a year, tablet daily is a struggle (NYT) »  Elizabeth...
The Morning Lowdown 2-6-12

Here's What Dennis Crowley's Next Startup Will Look Like

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Dennis Crowley has cofounded two successful startups. The first, Dodgeball, was acquired by Google.  The second, Foursquare, is growing quickly with 15 million downloads, 100 employees, and about $80 million raised. Both of his startups have been named after sports. That isn't a coincidence. As an undergraduate at Syracuse...
Here's What Dennis Crowley's Next Startup Will Look Like

Hulu’s Super Bowl Teaser Has Arrested Development Theme [VIDEO]

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Hulu is teasing its new Super Bowl campaign and its plot to turn human brains into “mushymush.” The ad will star Will Arnett (Arrested Development, Up All Night) as the latest “TV star” who is surreptitiously trying to rot Earthling brains, thanks to the magic of Hulu Plus. As...
Hulu’s Super Bowl Teaser Has Arrested Development Theme [VIDEO]

"Avengers" Super Bowl Sneak Peek

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It only took me 17 sec to get stoked again....
"Avengers" Super Bowl Sneak Peek

Today's Scuttlebot: Super Bowl Tech, and Listening With Google Glass

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include our fascination with apps and other things based on the phenomenon of the loop, a collection of looks at social media, the Internet and the Super Bowl and...
Today's Scuttlebot: Super Bowl Tech, and Listening With Google Glass

Why Second Screens Beat the Super Bowl

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"If the Super Bowl is such a meaningless game, why are so many people posting updates about how they're not going to watch it?" said one of my Facebook friends, as the game approached halftime. OK, I don't follow football. And I especially don't know anything about the Super Bowl....
Why Second Screens Beat the Super Bowl

Nate Silver Picks the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl (Awaiting Karl Rove Guess)

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Nate Silver, the famous poll expert for the New York Times who correctly called the U.S. presidential election for Barack Obama, has really gone out on a limb today, prognosticating that the San Francisco 49ers will likely win the Super Bowl. “The reasons that exceptional defenses fare so much...
Nate Silver Picks the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl (Awaiting Karl Rove Guess)

How To Watch The Super Bowl On Your Android or iPhone

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The big game is Sunday and people all across the land are planning big Super Bowl parties… except those of you who can’t get to a TV for whatever reason. Fear not, we live in the future. And that means watching the Super Bowl on your phone. A few weeks...
How To Watch The Super Bowl On Your Android or iPhone

Samsung’s Galaxy Note will star in company’s first-ever Super Bowl ad

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Don’t believe all the hype you hear on TV – next Sunday isn’t about Eli Manning or a rematch of 2008′s big game or even about football at all. The real excitement will be when Samsung makes its debut in the biggest commercial time slot of the year. The game...
Samsung’s Galaxy Note will star in company’s first-ever Super Bowl ad

The 10 Most Viral Ads Of 2012

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According to Unruly Media -- which tracks not only what videos people watch but also what they share -- the most viral ad of 2012 was a 30-minute-long spot for Kony 2012. People shared the controversial ad 10 million times, which is more than twice as much as people shared VW's "The Force,"...
The 10 Most Viral Ads Of 2012

Actually, Ex-Yahoo Bill Wise Won The Super Bowl

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Bill Wise, who made his name as the former boss of Right Media at Yahoo, is now the CEO of MediaOcean. MediaOcean makes software for ad agencies. Judging by this tweet from Wise, it had a pretty good Super Bowl: Super Bowl Advertising: @media_ocean processed 41 of the ads totaling nearly...
Actually, Ex-Yahoo Bill Wise Won The Super Bowl

SearchCap: The Day In Search, February 13, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: 7 Key Mistakes That Cost Advertisers ‘Mobile Super Bowl I’ By now, you may have already put Super Bowl XLVI in the history books. But let’s......
SearchCap: The Day In Search, February 13, 2012

Amid Super Bowl Blackout, It's Back To You, No, Back To YOU on SNL

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It was pretty much a foregone conclusion that the Super Bowl blackout that played out on TV screens last Sunday would find its way into a Saturday Night Live Sketch six days later. Last’s night’s outing opened with a sketch riffing on how the CBS broadcast team, forced to improvise...
Amid Super Bowl Blackout, It's Back To You, No, Back To YOU on SNL

Super Bowl 2013 and Multiple Screens: Don't Forget Search

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We hear a lot about how TV viewers often multitask with a second device, followed by evidence such as Twitter hashtag activity and Facebook likes. While we absolutely flocked to Twitter in droves yesterday during the game, we also did had search engines at the ready to provide us with...
Super Bowl 2013 and Multiple Screens: Don't Forget Search

Beyonce Meet Streisand: Publicist Tries To Remove 'Unflattering' Beyonce Photos From The Internet

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Sometimes I wonder what sort of qualification you need to be a "publicist." At the very least, you would think that it would help to be familiar with the basics of The Streisand Effect, and making sure that you don't make something worse. Apparently, that's not the case for the...
Beyonce Meet Streisand: Publicist Tries To Remove 'Unflattering' Beyonce Photos From The Internet

LeBron upstages Rogen, Rudd in Samsung's Super Bowl ad

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Samsung releases the full 2-minute version of its Super Bowl ad. You do see some products. But you see a lot more of Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd and LeBron James. [Read more]...
LeBron upstages Rogen, Rudd in Samsung's Super Bowl ad

Lindsay Lohan sues E-Trade over Super Bowl spot. http://r2.ly/z9hg

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Lindsay Lohan sues E-Trade over Super Bowl spot. http://r2.ly/z9hg

The Wackiest Things That Happened At Super Bowl Media Day

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Super Bowl media day looks like it was a blast for everyone involved. Former Miss Universe contestant turned Televisa reporter Marisol Gonzalez showed up with hats and danced with the players (Getty Images / ...) (Getty Images / ...) (Getty Images / ...) Sergio Brown was given a bra during...
The Wackiest Things That Happened At Super Bowl Media Day
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