November 11, 2013 a federal judge awarded $1.2 million in one of first cases of social media copyright infringement to appear before the courts.
Archives: November 2013
Photo apps, you’re never going to stop hearing about new ones, but from time to time, there’s one that brings charm and appeal in the form of something personal. That’s why we love Lonenote, it’s a great way to mark your photos with your own handwriting, scribbles, or just a mark.
To make your own Lonenote, just take a photo, leave your note using your hand, and then share it anonymously. The makers think the app is the perfect way to memorialize quiet, peaceful moment when you’re alone, but we think it’s great for sending a special thought to someone on your mind. Read more
The Ritz Holiday Parade had the potential to be so much more – but it missed the float.
Travel is getting a big update on Google, users can now plan their trips with more insight onto the places where they start and end – the terminal. For the most part, people are more excited about their destination, but terminals can often be exiting. For example, the Madrid-Barajas Airport’s Terminal 4 is a spectacular piece of architecture worth experiencing. Designed by Antonio Lamela and Richard Rogers, it’s one of the world’s largest terminals topped with undulating wooden structure.
Brands hoping to engage fans on social media should focus on producing relevant, high quality content at the right time and during peak seasons.
This Mobile Marketing Guide offers insight for those just starting out to advanced topics and is the perfect introduction for those looking to break into the mobile space.
Texting while driving in New York? Watch out. New York’s state troopers just got handed 32 “tall, unmarked SUVs” to help them look into vehicles zooming along the state’s highways for illegal texters, according to the AP.
Use of any hand-held mobile phone or device, including texting, gaming and browsing while driving is illegal in New York, where violators risk a $50 to $150 fine, plus points docked from their driving record. This goes for bus and taxi drivers, too. Read more
LeAnn Rimes has got herself into another Twitter row—this time with her ex-husband Dean Sheremet. And she didn’t even really do anything.
The fight itself is completely pointless, but it does serve as an object lesson on how not to deal with snide comments on Twitter.
And if celebrities look this silly fighting online – how do you think YOU look?
BitTorrent gained 15 million new mobile users in less than six months, bringing its total number up to 40 million app users, the company said.
The music, video and general file sharing site runs a variety of apps across Android, iOS and Windows. Its Android offering is the most robust with simply more app options, including its namesake Torrent App, the Remote app, which lets existing users access files on their home computers, and the uTorrent app lets you search and download new content straight to your smartphone. The relatively new Sync app lets users share files across their devices. It is also available on iOS and Windows. Read more
The weird part of the internet is full of Nicolas Cage, but it’s likely to be full of selfies, your’s included. It’s Called Feeling Cagey?, and it’s full of creep factors. First, the website is not an Instagram approved app. It’s just a robot that seeks out Instagram photos with faces, then replaces the faces with a Nicolas Cage Face. The stream is constantly filled with new material from unknowing users, which is why they disappear after 5 minutes.