The medium is the message? Not anymore, according to Ben Huh. Nowadays, “the form factor is the messenger.”
A trio of innovative ad industry leaders on how mobile advertising can be minimally intrusive and profit-maximizing.
Zynga unveils mobile versions of three games. Daughter’s Facebook post kills father’s $80,000 settlement. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
The communications agency launched a SXSW guide to help digital marketers make sense of the hundreds of events.
Amtrak is sending a train from L.A. to Austin, Texas, just in time for SXSW, loaded with 30 entrepreneurs and digital thought leaders.
Last week, Tumblr hit a major milestone: The platform now hosts more than 100 million blogs and gets more than 150 million unique visitors a month. Yet, Tumblr is still something of an enigma: The company hasn’t clearly defined how it will make money or fully solved its technical challenges.
SocialTimes reported that wearable computers were the fad at SxSW. Some of their wearers agreed to share their data — when they slept and for how long, if they worked out, and so forth.
Headliners may draw the most attention going into the SXSW music festival with a bigger following (and usually a bigger font), but lesser-known groups can still walk away with the most buzz once the festival ends. This year, three bands stood out above the rest.
We reported that Memoto, a camera that attaches to the user’s clothing and automatically takes two pictures a minute, was one of the hottest products at SxSW. The company released today photos taken with a prototype camera.
I promised I would document some thoughts on my first South By South West (SXSW), but I can’t say my opinion is different leaving Austin than it was going in. And I know this will SHOCK YOU, coming from the guy who wrote Social Media Is Bullshit, but I tried to bring an open mind.