I spent the summer of 2008 living in a youth hostel in the middle of Times Square, where an old classmate I had reconnected with on MySpace had filled his two-bedroom apartment with bunk beds. I shared a basement with a rotating cast of 14 tourists and two kittens while he slept in a loft space above the living room and his roommate took the other bedroom. The idea was ahead of its time — Airbnb, a site for listing short-term rentals of rooms or entire homes, emerged just a couple months later.
I have a simple question for you: How much does social media guru Gary Vaynerchuk stand to make from Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr? On Gary Vaynerchuk’s website, he discloses that he has an investment in Tumblr.
On today’s social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog talked about how marketers are using geotagging on niche sites like Instagram and Foursquare.
Most tech journalists are self-entitled pussies who are afraid to ask the companies they cover tough questions because they’re afraid of losing out on a job opportunity with them. This is a fact.
Tumblr is like a modern Salon where conversations are replaced by Photoshop layers. It’s here where conversations about reality are disguised by slightly modifying the real. It’s here where the body and the knife are welcomed as creative commodities. It’s here where a saturation of irony in art is appreciated and not shunned. It’s here where you can find Mrs. Doubtfire and Adele as one.
On today’s social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog shared how Facebook is reaching out to journalists with best practice guides and two tools that could rival Google’s author rank system and search function.
On today’s social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog revealed a chart that shows precisely how much time people can waste online over the course of five years. Now that the internet has our attention, social media platforms are ready to start beefing up their advertising options for marketers.
The key to Facebook’s popularity is its ease of use. It makes communicating easy. We can easily share thoughts, ideas and photos with all of our friends and family members, wherever we are and, more importantly, whenever we need to. The same goes when it comes to schoolwork. I have personally used the social media site for my studies in both high school and university.
Sure, YouTube isn’t here to replace real school, but when I am feeling especially stuffed from overeating at the internet’s buffet of food photos, lolspeak captions, and viral dances, these amazing channels can refill my mind. Don’t you want to get your nerd on? Check out my list below. Your brain will thank you.
On today’s social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog discussed new rules for a changing world.