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Art Class for the Digital Age: The Emergence of the 'Visual-First' Social Web

Sean Donahue | Posted 06.24.2014 | Media
Sean Donahue

In recent months, the ever-evolving social Web and demand for a visual-first approach requires that everyone in public affairs and communications learn how to create and design compelling visual content.

Status Update: I'm Failing

Lauren Lyons | Posted 08.12.2013 | Technology
Lauren Lyons

I have this network of 1,300 friends on the internet, yet I'm scared to actually share my real life with them. Something is clearly wrong with that.

Television's Future Has a Social Soundtrack

Deb Roy | Posted 05.05.2013 | Technology
Deb Roy

After 80 years of sequestered viewing, television audiences worldwide have forged Twitter into a social soundtrack for TV. If you are not part of the soundtrack yet, chances are that you will be soon.

Could Elvis Have Shaped the Social Web Differently?

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 04.08.2013 | Media
Sreedhar Pillai

The role in the growth and evolution of social web, of pop stars and celebrities like Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber, who have enhanced their fan base and interact with their fans through social web, is also indisputable.

You Don't Have to Chuck Your DVR in the Bin If You Are Addicted to the Social TV

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 03.10.2013 | Media
Sreedhar Pillai

Here is a relatively obscure snippet of news, which could have made the corporate honchos of the leading makers of DVR like TiVo, Motorola, RCA, Sony,...

Unlocking a Billion Voices

Pat Kinsel | Posted 01.28.2013 | Technology
Pat Kinsel

The next time you marvel at the size of Facebook or Twitter, consider how many people and organizations you don't follow... and how much content is out there that you'd love to see, but can't.

A Virtual Choir 2,000 Voices Strong And The Harmonious Connection

Hessie Jones | Posted 01.23.2013 | TED Weekends
Hessie Jones

One thread that unites individuals across this ether; one thread that bonds individuals despite the fact they've never really connected or known about each other. Sometimes, you don't need more than one thread to truly care about someone.

What's So Funny About Peace, Kindness and Understanding?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 10.03.2012 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

Advertisers have long used human emotions to sell soap, cigarettes, and cars. So why not create campaigns that serve society's higher ideals and do it from within the same agencies that have long been vilified?

Why Caine's Arcade is the Best. Thing. Ever. (VIDEO)

Beverly Macy | Posted 06.10.2012 | Good News
Beverly Macy


Protecting Your Kids Online: How to Choose the Best Solution for Monitoring Your Kids' Social Network Activity

George Garrick | Posted 01.11.2012 | Parents
George Garrick

Parents are concerned about the dangers that social networks pose for their children today. And with good reason. The powerful rise and ubiquitous ...

Getting Real With Virtuality

Karthika Swamy Cohen | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology
Karthika Swamy Cohen

As people increasingly choose virtual games over real playing fields, the electronic innards of computers everywhere are gradually blurring the lines between reality and virtuality.

How the Google/Facebook War Affects You

Brett Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brett Greene

The ultimate result of the ensuing war over your online social habits is that you'll see Facebook and Google both bending over backwards to make it easier and faster for you to communicate with your friends online.

Luciano Pavarotti's Secret for Online Success

Chris Guillebeau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Chris Guillebeau

Luciano Pavarotti once said that "some singers want the audience to love them. I love the audience." How can I give more? That's the question online entrepreneurs should be asking.

The Internet's Love Affair with WebTV

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Information is a commodity. It's an article of trade that is valued above all other products and services. Information has always been coveted but con...

Social Media Emerges as Community Glue

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marian Salzman

This is the Real-Time Generation: Young adults born after 1980 never knew a world without the Internet, without instant communications with people all over the world.

The Empathic Web

Narendra Rocherolle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Narendra Rocherolle

Can technology help us build channels that facilitate not just participation and engagement, but true empathy?

How 10 Boulder Businesses Use the Social Web to Cultivate Community

Gwen Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gwen Bell

"Even your parking garage has a Twitter account!" my friend Liz from Sacramento exclaimed from the back seat. Yes, Boulder's parking garages have a Twitter presence. So does our police department.

Information Addiction and Our Quest for Relevancy

Scott Lachut | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Lachut

This quest for what might be, creates a seemingly infinite feedback loop where consumption continuously renews the appetite.