Hootsuite purchases social platform Brightkit, launches Hootsuite Campaigns. Twitpic shuts down after Twitter threat. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Do we need to turn off technology altogether? Lauren Bacon and Rohan Gunatillake give tips on how to rethink your use of technology, without having to unplug completely.
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.