In hip hop culture, the rap battle is when two emcees get together for a combination of bragging and degrading one another to decide who will reign supreme. Since geeks and nerds are always battling for internet supremacy, it seems only appropriate to duke it out hip hop style.
A survey released today by social video community company Telly found that 67 percent (52 million) of 78 million mobile device owners find videos through social recommendations as compared with 41 percent (32 million) who discover them through search engines.
If you checked #FirstWorldProblems tweets on Twitter in the past day or so, you may have seen the video of Haitian kids (who have MUCH larger problems to worry about) reading these First World Problems tweets. If not, you can find out about it here.
The video is a (somewhat misguided) effort by an organization called WaterisLife to raise awareness of real problems and encourage folks to contribute to its cause.
And there’s also another video circulating that mocks #FWP sufferers in a way that we think you’ll enjoy. You’ll find it after the jump.
I believe in love at first sight site. That is, if it’s possible to fall in love with a website. The first time I visited the TED website, I was in love with the concept: high-quality infotainment featuring world-class speakers—what more could I ask for from media?
Happy Friday, folks! It’s the end of the week and the beginning of a new month and we’ve got a great selection of funny videos to put a smile on your face as you head into the weekend, and to the month of July.
This month, Erik Qualman of Socialnomics released the second update of his now infamous video—Social Media Revolution 3. This time, the evolution of social media exposed—social media is no longer about technology. It’s about people.
Available in the cloud at no cost, GoLiveCampus.com allows parents, students and teachers to safely search for relevant videos. The site dynamically pulls content from YouTube and social networking sites through a robust safe search. The search removes comments and ads and gives students access only to clean, appropriate videos.
To rent a film, consumers simply click on the “watch now” icon to apply their Facebook Credits, and within seconds they will begin enjoying the film. This offering is presently available only to consumers in the United States.
Yes, each free is film, which includes a preroll, spot ads and banner ads. The service is extremely user-friendly. Popcornflix allows users to share the film by posting a link to Facebook or Twitter.
The practical uses of SynchTube are watching a home movie with the whole family, making sure everyone is watching an informational video at the same time, making sure clients see the same clip as you and using the chat room for tighter clarification of what is being viewed by the client.