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Google Maps Looking for Best Pokemon Master

To ensure they only get the best candidates, Google has unveiled its adventurous challenge to find the most skilled new Googlers. Many of us have been preparing for this role since Gameboys didn’t have color. Google is looking for their next Pokemon Master. Continue reading

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Oscars 2014: And The Best Selfie Goes To…

It’s not the dresses or accessories people are going to be talking about today, it’s the social media buzz surrounding the Oscars. Quite a few records were broken as Ellen Degeneres hosted the Academy Awards for her second time. Continue reading

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The Power of Social Media: Jimmy Kimmel Pranks Us Again

In the wee hours of Thursday morning, US Olympic Luger Kate Hansen sent a tweet with a short video of a wolf in her hall. That day, most networks had found the video and were reporting on this story of a wolf wondering the dorms in the athlete’s village. Last night, Jimmy Kimmel announced on his show that it was, yet again, another clever hoax. Continue reading

Live-Tweeting The Olympics When They Aren’t Live

One of the most frustrating parts of the Olympics being held in a city that’s 9 hours ahead (at least for the East Coast), is that social media is live, and the events are not. I understand that the networks want the best Olympic events to air in prime time for the best ratings, but seeing pictures streaming in over Twitter and Instagram from the Opening Ceremony, it’s hard not to sneak a peak. Continue reading

Going for Gold on Social Media

While we’re still a day away from Opening Ceremonies, the Olympics have already begun in Sochi. Athletes are warming up in Russia as we speak, not letting the negative reports from the media get them down. To prepare for tonight’s first events of figure skating and snowboarding, I’ve got the run down on who to be following via social media.
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Real Big Ads; Real People

Over-hype was the leading culprit in this year’s disappointing Super Bowl ads. Each year, we expect the companies to create the most epic commercials, only to be let down when they don’t top last year’s. Letdowns aside, there was an encouraging theme to be found throughout some of the ads: real people.

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The Social Bowl

It’s that time of year again as we watch the top companies duking it out for the top spot in the battle for the best Super Bowl commercial. We won’t have to wait long to see which ads are the most talked about as many viewers of Sunday’s Big Game will be online sharing, tweeting, and liking their favorite ads in the Brand Bowl.

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