Tag archive for ‘twitter’
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 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 Sunday, March 18th, 2012
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Twitter and Sports. A growing friendship

It first happened on the PGA tour in early February. TaylorMade, one of golf’s biggest equipment vendors, stitched the sponsored Twitter hashtag, #driverlove, on the side of hats worn by golfers endorsed by the More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

The Right Leg

In under 24 hours a dramatic right leg has taken over the internet. I guess the 2012 Oscars was short on scandal and yet still long on body parts. Enter the right leg. As we speak the right leg generates more than 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 Sunday, February 12th, 2012
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DANGER: Freedom of Expression

Malaysia has deported Hamza Kashgari, the Saudi journalist and blogger accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad in comments made on Twitter, Al Jazeera reported. Kashgari, a newspaper columnist based in Jeddah, More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

You Are What You Tweet

If you think being caught on camera naked and drunk makes your life terrible you haven’t heard this story yet. It’s the story of Leigh Van Bryan who screw up majorly as he tweeted about “destroying More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, September 10th, 2011

None of Your Business

Okay, it’s stupid to brag about your brand new sports car, or posh holiday on Facebook or Twitter when you depend on social welfare or have large debts. We’re that savvy. Much like we don’t upload More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Starring #cokeboy and #titgirl

It is worth sharing the most scandalous media story of the year so far and I’m not referring to the News of The World phone hacking scandal. I ‘m talking about the scandalous antics of two media employees More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Don’t mention Facebook in France

How do you say Twitter and Facebook in French? You don’t say them at all. France has banned the names of both social networking sites from being spoken on radio or television, unless they are part of a news story, More...

By Bartel Scheers On Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Tweet Land

Tweetland is an interesting new Twitter-powered video game in development targeted for the iPhone and browser, currently in prototype for support on Kickstarter. The app-based platform takes the angle of “playing More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Fake Yourself a Tweet

I know it’s a childish prank, but impress your friends today with Tweet Forger, which allows you to create fake tweets from anyone you choose. Just pick a Twitter user, come up with the text you want to forge, More...