Posts Tagged: Twitter

Twitter starts its live coverage of Wimbledon today

July 7, 2016   |   filed under Community, Culture, Interaction, Participation, Technology, Video

It seems Twitter decided to do a soft launch of its sports live-streaming tool today, but you should save the link. Seriously, because it’s not easy to find. The company began streaming Wimbledon, with coverage beginning on day 9, with the men’s quarterfinals. But tennis fans who also happen to be Twitter users were left in the dark about the new feature…. Read more »

Hulu Steps Into Virtual Reality With a New app for Samsung Gear VR

March 24, 2016   |   filed under Apps, Community, Conversation, Culture, Interaction, Participation, Technology, Video

Hulu has entered the world of VR.  With the new Hulu/Oculus VR app, viewers can watch their favorite movies or tv shows from a fully immersive environment.  Viewers play an active role as the app allows for adjustments of outside scene, lighting, and the entire look and feel of the experience.  Hulu claims this is… Read more »

How Disney Thinks About Virtual Reality For Its Theme Parks

March 8, 2016   |   filed under Community, Conversation, Culture, Interaction, Participation, Technology, Uncategorized, Video

Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Technologies Lead Bei Yang recently discussed the progress the entertainment industry has made in relation to virtual reality.  Disney has been brainstorming possible virtual reality experiences since the 1980’s with the in-depth Disney Quest experience, and the “Nintendo’s Virtual Boy”.  As those projects fell short, Disney continued their virtual reality excursion… Read more »

Connecting Livestream Stars with Brands

February 5, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Apps, Branding, Broadcast, Cellphone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Filmmaking, Instagram, Interaction, Live Stream, New Media, Participation, periscope, periscope, Products, Reviews, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Streaming, Technology, Television, Video, Vine

  A newcomer to the startup scene, Applause, is making waves as a marketing connector in live video and media content. Brands need influencers to help with promotion and Applause steps in to make the process easier for everyone. Particularly focusing on Twitter’s Periscope app, CEO’s such as Jon Jacques have become quite familiar with the platforms capabilities…. Read more »

This Just In…Turntables Are Back..

January 6, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Equipment, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Music, New Media, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Shopping, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video

This just in…turntables are making a comeback…and with a vengeance. For more than a few years, vinyl, has been steadily increasing in sales causing throwback turntables to re-emerge into the marketplace as modern audiophile models.  Although with most equipment the look is still somewhat the same, the DJ era has certainly not only re-vitalized a new… Read more »

WORLD’S FIRST” ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENT AD IS A TEST OF AUTOMATED CREATIVITY

December 28, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Equipment, Facebook, Fashion, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gigapixel, Large Scale Art Installations, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panorama, Participation, Photography, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Transportation, Uncategorized, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, WiFi

M&C Saatchi has developed an outdoor campaign which “evolves” unique ads based on its audience’s reactions, which makes it the world’s first artificial intelligence poster campaign.  The company is experimenting with advertising by algorithm.  The project, now underway, launched with around 1,000 different images and other variable creative components served randomly to passers-by before the self-selection… Read more »

Littlstar launches virtual reality app into the Apple TV app store

December 24, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Equipment, Filmmaking, Game, Google, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Live Stream, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panorama, Participation, periscope, Products, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Technology, Television, Tumblr, Twitter, Uncategorized, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, WiFi, YouTube

Talking New Media quoted that virtual reality company, Littlstar the premier global network dedicated to virtual reality and 360 video, today announced the launch of its Apple TV app, free for iOS and the Apple TV.  The app, which is the first to bring immersive content to the new Apple TV platform, gives users access to a wide range… Read more »

The Beatles Come To Spotify, Apple Music And Other Streaming Services

December 23, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Audio, Branding, Community, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Documentary, Facebook, Google, History, Instagram, Interaction, Live Stream, Mobile, Music, New Media, Participation, Press Release, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Social Media, Technology, Tumblr, Twitter, Uncategorized, Video, WiFi, YouTube

  The Beatles website confirmed that the entire band’s catalog will be available on Spotify, Apple music and all music streaming services. In just a few short hours, 13 remastered studio albums, and 4 special collection albums will be released at 12:01am local time, on December 24, Christmas Eve. Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon Music,… Read more »

HitchBOT Travels Across Canada

August 22, 2014   |   filed under Community, Disruption, Participation, Social Change, Technology

As an experiment in human-robot relations Canadian developers sent  friendly anthropomorphic hitchBOT on a 3,700 mile adventure hitchhiking from eastern Halifa to the west coast in Victoria.  Upon safely arriving in Victoria today hitchBOT has not only proven the capacity for human kindness to bots but also people’s adoration, having accumulated many friends and more than 33,500… Read more »

Vine Star Shawn Mendes Tops Music Charts

July 30, 2014   |   filed under Cross-Platform, Digital Youth Network, Live Stream, Music, Uncategorized, Vine

Vine star Shawn Mendes first grew his fan base by posting 6 second cover songs, today his first self-titled EP was #1 on iTunes in just 37 minutes.  Shortly after the release Mendes called to action his loyal 2.9 million followers on Vine and 1.4 million Twitter followers introducing the hashtag #ShawnToNumber1.  He also performed songs on live streaming platform YouNow to thousands… Read more »