Google Keep, the search giant’s note-taking service, launched last week to much debate. How does it compare to Evernote? Does it live up to the hype? Continue reading here.
Mobile phones were all the rage this week in the brand chatter chart. The introduction of the Samsung Galaxy S4 propelled the brand 14 spots to number 2 as fans discussed Samsung’s clever “Unicorn Apocalypse” TV ads and expressed eagerness to get their hands on the device. HTC and Apple both made the list as people compared their phone […]
As if Instagram weren’t easy enough already, last week we learned that the Socialmatic, aka the “Instagram Camera”, is really going to happen thanks to a deal between an Italian inventor and the folks responsible for thePolaroid name. We find the concept behind this product amusing, but it also represents the latest step in an interesting rebranding experiment. Continue reading here.
For those who love videos of talking dogs, babies biting fingers or Korean men dancing, the news that Sesame Street’s YouTube page is the first nonprofit channel to achieve 1 billion views may come as a surprise. To those who know what kind of content inspires people, it doesn’t. There are three main reasons why this channel has […]
“What happens after we die? For millennia it’s been both a question and a debate among mortal humans, but in the 21st century, there’s a new twist: What happens to our social media life once we’ve left this earth (and does the afterlife have Wi-Fi)? Facebook memorializes accounts of the deceased, while Twitter deactivates accounts upon receiving a […]
Columbia University’s chief digital officer Sree Sreenivasan advocates the “ABC approach”: “Always be collecting”. He didn’t mean artwork or other nicknacks–he was referring to a collection of digital tools and content. Here’s an example: Speaking at the Brite ‘13 conference hosted by Columbia Business School’s Center for Global Brand Leadership in New York on Monday, he recalled that at last year’s […]
WSJ. Money, the Wall Street Journal’s new “wealth management magazine,” debuts this Saturday, March 9. We first heard about the new magazine about six months after SmartMoney was shut down. The basic difference between the two is that WSJ. Money is for the rich. Continue reading here.
If your browsing habits are anything like my own, you stopped going to eBay half a decade ago. It’s not necessarily that my penchant for old stuff has diminished–in fact, I’m more interested in vintage furniture and electronics than I’ve ever been before. It’s just that. I mean. It’s eBay. It’s a relic from the […]
Facebook redesigned its News Feed with bolder images and special sections for friends, photos, and music, saying the activity stream will become more like a “personalized newspaper” that fits better with people’s mobile lifestyles. Unveiled this morning at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California, the overhaul is designed to get people to interact more frequently with the […]
Whether you work for a firm with mainly corporate clients, you’re a freelancer who meets with agencies and clients, or you’re part of an edgy digital agency, how you dress says a lot about your personality. Like it or not, attire can speak volumes about your business persona, too. Many people who work in creative […]