Gangnam Style heads towards a billion views

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840,131,442 views since July. Wonder how soon Gangnam Style will hit a billion views. AdAge reckons Dec 11. Watch the video at YouTube: http://youtu.be/9bZkp7q19f0?hd=1 Google+: View post on Google+ Post imported by Google+Blog. Created By Daniel Treadwell. If you’ve not really heard of Gangnam Style other than that it’s a music video, here’s a bit […]

#Skyfall: impressions of the latest James Bond adventure

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We saw #Skyfall this afternoon at our local Showcase cinema. Very hard to say much about it without being a total spoiler. Five non-spoiler impressions: Daniel Craig is a brilliant Bond, grittier and more credible than before. And he was highly credible before. Javier Bardem, a bad guy so bad he’s… bad! Brilliant new Q, […]

Tweets in the sky at the Ryder Cup

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Golf fans had a gripping experience with the Ryder Cup competition in Chicago this past weekend, with a nail-biting finale that saw the Europeans pip the Americans to the post at the last minute to win the tournament. SiliconRepublic reports on an imaginative stunt by Irish bookmaker Paddy Power who broadcast fans’ tweets over the […]

How to ramp up the engagement effect

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The last time you went to a conference or other such event, what was the engagement like? Were there lots of questions? Did people in the audience offer to share what they thought on a given topic or issue? How engaging was it all? There are many dynamics at play regarding what will make an […]

Salute the Olympic spirit

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So the London 2012 Olympic Games have come to an end. A spectacular closing ceremony last night – with music, song, dance, awe-inspiring stadium lighting and fireworks that made up the greatest show on earth – brought the past two weeks of competition to an emotional climax. The sight of the Olympic spirit rising as […]

Podcasting in the long tail

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Far from changing the radio landscape, podcasting has been commandeered by the radio industry, says Richard MacManus in his post Radio Killed the Podcasting Star. As a podcaster myself, I’d say MacManus has written a fair assessment of a podcasting landscape that is indeed dominated by the mainstream media rather than by the independent voices […]

The 2012 Olympics TV experiences look very good

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Whatever else is going on about the London 2012 Olympics – border control  nightmares at Heathrow, cracks in the M4 motorway, cellular network outages, not enough security staff – it looks like mainstream broadcast media have things well under control to offer amazing experiences throughout the games. The BBC already announced details of its blanket […]

Olympic transformation

The London 2012 Olympics are just twenty-five days away. In the UK, the BBC has started building a sense of excitement… Check everything the BBC is planning for this global event. Reshared post from +BBC News The BBC has just released its trail and titles sequence for the Olympic Games. Watch the 60 seconds film […]

Frictionless podcast listening with Player FM

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If you listen to podcasts, Player.fm might interest you if you want an easy way to both listen to your favourite shows and discover new ones. Player.fm is a podcasting service in the cloud. You use it in your web browser – there are no apps to install, just an easy-to-use method to create a […]