Google Hangouts and Google Talk face outage. WhatsApp CEO says Facebook acquisition won’t affect privacy. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
On Conan, Patton Oswalt shows comedian Sam Hyde how to actually troll a TED event.
TEDx at Drexel University gets masterfully trolled by comedian Sam Hyde, but did that trolling cross the line?
New research commissioned by Internet giant Google suggests there are several benefits to employers being flexible.
As part of a flurry of activity, Pinterest today announced that it had launched ‘Pin It’ buttons in several popular craft, photo and commerce apps.
It really is incredible what we can do these days, thanks to technology, and one of the coolest technologies out there (in my humble opinion) is 3D printing. 3D printers can be used to replicate all sorts of objects, from tools to bicycles and even houses! Today a video of a 3D printed record that actually plays caught our eye and inspired us to put together a list of some of the coolest 3D printing videos on the web. Get ready to drop your jaw!
This morning, TED is celebrating a major milestone—one billion TEDTalk views. To commemorate this momentous occasion, TED has released an interactive timeline, starting with the first 6 TEDTalks in 2006 and carrying through today’s 1 billion views announcement.
There’s no secret formula when it comes to getting a video to go viral, but according to TED Media executive producer June Cohen there are a number of things that you can do to better your chances of viral video success. In a talk she gave at the Vimeo Festival in New York City earlier this month, as reported by Troy Dreier of OnlineVideo.net, Cohen offered up a number of tips for getting online videos to go viral. Here I dissect ten of Cohen’s tips, with a bit of my own added insight.
TED, the non-profit group devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, launched a brand new educational YouTube channel today. Videos can be discovered on YouTube and on the TED website at education.ted.com.
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?