For those who don’t yet know, Blab.im (available as an iOS app or on Chrome desktop only) is the newest of the live-streaming apps, with the twist that up to four people can stream at the same time, in little boxes that are reminiscent of The Brady Bunch. Viewers can watch, comment, Tweet, and even jump in to the video feed if one of the speakers gives up their seat.
The great thing about being a monstrously large mega-corporation with limitless resources is all the cool stuff you can do with your spare change. Hence the excitement that accompanied Google's recent announcement from its Sidewalk Labs division: Via the acquisition of two companies, they would begin the effort to bring free wifi to all of New York City. But first, some background.
Because of the fluid nature of social media and the fact that content typically needs to be posted within a short timeframe to be successful, there are often communication issues between social media managers, marketers, designers, and company decision makers when it comes to handling particular issues.
Content marketing is big. Really big. You won’t believe just how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. And that creates an equally big problem for content marketers – how do you make sure your content gets noticed?
So you’ve got your eCommerce store up and running, you’re making sales, things are looking good. But you’re not content to just let your business sit, no matter how profitable it is. You are always looking for ways to take your business to the next level.
Ted talks convey maximum information and inspire people to act. What makes their content, ideas, speeches, and delivery, so compelling and revered? We reveal six steps that we've found that the best TED talks all share.
In the not-so-distant future, we will evolve to rapid-fire, ad hoc communication in which all possible means of communication will merge into a single, real-time, business communication platform. In fact, this kind of a communication solution is already available to us in the form of unified communications (UC). Exactly how does UC predict the future of ad hoc, real-time communication? Let’s find out.
Over the last few years there have been an increasing number of attempts to use social network data to understand various things about the real world. For instance, only recently I wrote about a new project that is using Twitter data to try and underpin better urban policy making and planning.
LinkedIn is tremendously powerful in helping each of us better connect with each other, as well as discover important new contacts. But as with any great tool, there are people that twist it in ways that were never intended. Over time, they start diminishing the value of the tool–or at least make the community using the tool very wary. LinkedIn LIONs, fit into that category.
Education has arguably been one of the biggest recipients of crowdsourcing output over the last few years. The example of Wikipedia has led to a host of projects that have aimed to provide a plethora of online material cheaply and widely.