Tag archive for ‘facebook’
By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

GM tackles Facebook over Ads

Some ackward news hits the wire days before Facebook’s historic $105 billion IPO; General Motors said it plans to stop advertising on the social media site, concluding that its paid ads don’t have a big More...

By Web On Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Facebook’s Telescope on Human Behavior

MIT’s Technology Review has an interesting interview explaining Facebook’s efforts to mine its piles of data and why it says the effort can help explain why people act as they do.  More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Israel Loves Iran

An online call for peace initiated by an Israeli couple has managed to achieve the support of 1,000 Israelis and Iranians. And it all began with two posters.  More...

By Bartel Scheers On Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Team Great Britain Olympic Kit Blues

Uh oh, trouble in the Empire. Fashion designer Stella McCartney today showed off her designs for the 2012 London Olympics for Team GB as the head creative director for the project at Adidas. The design is inspired More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Your Facebook Profile is Not as Private as You Think

Since the rise of social networking, it has become common for managers to review publically available Facebook profiles, Twitter accounts and other sites to learn more about job candidates. But many users, especially More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

The Crash and Burn Personal Branding on Social Networks

While a growing staple of celebs, reality TV stars, athletes and everything between is getting smarter by the day in using their social media fanbase to promote their ‘business’ there are some, mostly More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Chocolate and Facebook a Strategy To Think About

The Guardian has an interesting article from Word of Mouth Blogger Natalie Hardwick where she explores how social media campaigns can be used to revive discontinued (Chocolate) brands. Natalie has an interesting More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, March 12th, 2012

Gowalla Shuts Down

Three months after the acquisition of Gowalla by Facebook, the company has officially closed it doors. The screenshot below can be found on the location startup turned travel guide‘s homepage.  More...

By Bartel Scheers On Sunday, March 11th, 2012
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Fake Facebook account of Commander embarrasses Nato

As well as their names, people routinely put personal email addresses, dates of birth, clues about their home address and personal and family pictures online. Some even state their current location, and messages More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, February 27th, 2012

FHM Magazine cover banned for being racist

And another nice creative is pulled after a series of complaints from the morality minions on Facebook. This time the creative is the cover for the March edition of FHM Philippines. Reason for complaint; being racist.  More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, February 11th, 2012

New Meets Old Skool

If you think you can tweak your Facebook privacy settings to prevent your parents to read your juvenile rants: think again! Especially when your parent happens to be a bright IT-cookie and owns a Colt .45 stacked More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, October 7th, 2011
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AIM HIGH Starring: YOU

Facebook is one of the biggest websites in the history of the Internet and now Warner Bros. Digital Distribution are looking to do something entirely different with the social networking empire by rolling out Aim More...