As of this month you can subcribe to OnStar and have your text messages and Facebook updates read to you while you are driving. You will even be able to text and update your Facebook using voice commands.Read more
A marketing firm created a new world map called “2010 Social Networking Map”. The map was inspired by XKCD’s “Map of Online Communities” and includes cool ‘countries’ like ‘Former Kingdom of MySpace’ and ‘ Empire of Google’.Read more
The Old Spice Man is a social media marketing campaign created for Old Spice by ad agency Wieden + Kennedy and stars actor Isaiah Mustafa.Read more
Levi’s is on the look out for it’s first virtual spokesperson for Levi’s womenswear. They already have Levi’s Guy Gareth and they are now looking for a Levi’s Girl.Read more
Tjongolongo, I spotted this video on YouTube and saw that it’s currently in the top 10 of viral videos. I can imagine why, you don’t often see the groom first changing his Facebook status to married after the minister pronounced him married before even kissing his bride! He even gave his new wife her mobile phone to update her status as well. he even managed to squeeze in some time to update his Twitter account.Read more
Coca-Cola has launched the Coke Zero Facial Profiler. It’s a worldwide social experiment to find people who look just like you, your identical twin! You can sign up to the application with your Facebook account and the profiler will scan your photos and compare them with others that have signed up. After comparing, out comes a match and you should be looking at your look-a-like or long lost twin!Read more
I came across this very cool use of Facebook by IKEA. So cool, yet so simple. What IKEA did was the following.
1. Open a new store (Malmo, Sweden)
2. Create a Facebook profile page for the store manager Gordon Gustavsson.
3. Upload images from the IKEA showrooms
4. Tell everybody that the first person to tag their name to a product in the pictures wins the product!