Outsource the clickers, create outreach programmes for the elderly, stimulate your kids' clicking smarts with school clicking programmes. Making a viral video used to take a lot of work, says Buyral. "How can people go viraler and viraler?" they ask. And give you the answers. And check out the CL-app (say it quickly) for your iPhone. Now anyone can do it. And who knows, soon you'll have the viralest video - and no need for viewers any more to get that virality! Go! (Via +Keith Childs … [Read more...] about The secrets of making viral videos
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, the role and Ben Whishaw the actor both spot on. Great focus on the characters and personalities, especially M. Outstanding support roles by Bérénice Marlohe and … [Read more...] about #Skyfall: impressions of the latest James Bond adventure
It's a picture of Google that you wouldn't possibly imagine when you think of the search engine giant that, increasingly, is directly involved in many other services. Multiple pictures, in fact, that tell a story far more valuable than 1,000 words. Stunning photographs accompany a great report in the Daily Mail that takes a look inside some of the huge server farms Google runs around the world that enable you and me to do searches, get our email, watch YouTube videos, and much more. The … [Read more...] about Where the internet lives
Imaginative, well thought out ideas - they definitely make Wikipedia prettier - which I'm interpreting as meaning far easier to understand the structure and navigate it to the things that interest you. I'd argue that usability would be improved, too (I wonder what Jakob Nielsen would make of it?). Huge kudos to Lithuanian agency New! who is behind it. They're open for discussion on their ideas - only an email address on the site, though - and it will be interesting to see what people … [Read more...] about What if Wikipedia was a bit prettier and more usable?
What's funny to you or I may not be to anyone else. Case in point - SpecSavers' press ad in the UK today over the Korean flag mixup at #London2012. I can see the humour certainly. But I wonder how the Koreas might especially with both flags portrayed together like that. Pretty sensitive issues for both, especially North Korea. Embedded Link Specsavers ad seizes on Korea flag fiasco | Advertising news | Campaign Specsavers ad seizes on Korea flag fiasco. Campaign, first for … [Read more...] about Humour’s a funny thing