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6 Ways Emerging Technologies Are Set to Change the Use of Social Media

SocMed Sean

Thanks to Maria for sharing her thoughts, I’ll be curious to see how these technologies adapt our use of social media, especially when it comes to augmented and virtual reality! From the time we wake up in the morning, to the time we reluctantly go to bed with our mobile phones still in our hands, a large part of our waking hours is spent on the internet. That is why people often scoff at the idea of virtual reality (VR) being used in social media.

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Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Called Facebook “Credit&# it includes a real world component named, rather fetchingly, “App2User&# , which aims to encourage merchants and loyalty programs like Qantas Frequent Flyer points and Flybuys and whatnot to use the Facebook points social media system. But first… Quick note on currency and Virtual Goods. CURRENCY: Money has no inherent worth – it’s all virtual. Virtual or otherwise. Converting Real World Points with App2User.

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Automated Creativity Is Inevitable (And A Good Idea) - Strategy Magazine Column

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This also isn't about the futurist's Pollyanna glee over that moment when Star Trek 's Holodeck goes from virtual reality to reality, and suddenly nobody wants to leave the hot sex fantasy of virtual worlds. Coca-Cola 's global senior digital director, Mariano Bosaz , recently did an interview with AdWeek during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. mobile. mobile world congress. virtual reality. virtual world.

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Online Marketing 101 for Entrepreneurs

Idaconcpts

When you’re a struggling entrepreneur, your business takes over your world as you try to boost your brand and broaden your customer base. From “liking” a company to “following” it, consumers are closer than ever to favorite businesses. You simply need to get your business into the online discussion world with a few key strategies. With websites being necessary in today’s business world, you need to use your site in a calculated manner.

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Automated Creativity Is Inevitable (And A Good Idea) - Strategy Magazine Column

Twist Image

This also isn't about the futurist's Pollyanna glee over that moment when Star Trek 's Holodeck goes from virtual reality to reality, and suddenly nobody wants to leave the hot sex fantasy of virtual worlds. Coca-Cola 's global senior digital director, Mariano Bosaz , recently did an interview with AdWeek during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. mobile. mobile world congress. virtual reality. virtual world.

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Metaverse and Korean Government – Strategy and Budget and Education

Laurel Papworth

I’d like to also give you the list of the types of companies that they’re supporting. I think what that means is to support startups and companies who are going to help with connected worlds that include reality.

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Telstra NBN – Goodbye copper networks

Laurel Papworth

Some companies, mostly what we called in the 80′s “multinationals&# had a very expensive service called a “private line&#. I only remember a few companies having it – SANTOS was one. I remember it surprising me that companies would want their own private lines. So, dear digital natives, you can f**k off, with your “you don’t understand our world&# prattle. Mobile social networks and Australian Telcos (1).

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Cyberbullying and blogs – a case study Mumbrella

Laurel Papworth

Note to bloggers: if you point out fallacies in the way companies do marketing, PR and so forth, you can have pretty intense debates. Various companies provide cases of cyber-stalking (involving adults) follow the pattern of repeated actions against a target. In context and as blog post number 19 about me for the year, inaccurate and snarky and belittling (I have blogged about second life an average of 4x a year, and haven’t wavered from my stance on virtual worlds).

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What You Need to Know About the LinkedIn Virtual Events Guide

agora pulse

LinkedIn shared its findings in a recent virtual events guide. A total of 69% of marketers are finding it challenging to switch in-person events to virtual, according to the ‘Turning In-Person Events into Virtual Experiences on LinkedIn” guide from the social media platform.

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Predictions Revisited: Five Not-Too-Distant Technologies That Might Change Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Another, similar example is virtual reality. Now more affordable technology exists to make virtual worlds even more immersive than Second Life ever was thanks to products like Oculus Rift. My initial hypothesis honed in on the specific use case of making the world your screen by projecting information onto your surroundings. At the time of the post, several companies were emerging to focus on brain-computer interfaces (BCI).

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Offerpal Launches Offerpal Tasks to Earn Virtual Currency

Bill Hartzer

Offerpal Media has launched “Offerpal Tasks,&# a new way you can earn virtual currency to use in online games and social networks. You can earn virtual currency through Offerpal Tasks by completing easy online tasks through Amazon Mechanical Turk. You can then convert what you earn into virtual currency that can be spent in online games and virtual worlds. Monetizing virtual currency couldn’t be any easier.

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Facebook is All Set to Launch Dedicated Gaming App

Tweaklibrary

After connecting almost every individual to the virtual world of social media, Facebook is back with a bang. The world is facing COVID-19 pandemic lockdown that has affected the global economy drastically. What Company Thinks About Facebook Gaming App?

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10 Best AR Games for Android

Tweaklibrary

Smartphone giant, Apple, has even launched mobiles and tablets with LDR sensors to promote AR in day to day life. Jurassic World Alive. The Walking Dead- Our World. Neyon Clash is a virtual Paintball game. The headlines it made all around the world.

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Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The end result of these classes is going to be a wide range of young professionals entering the business world with tricks up their sleeve that some of the the old pros have no idea (or only a vague idea) about. Be it MySpace or Facebook or whatever network works for your target demographic, companies and individuals interested in maintaining their personal brand need to establish and maintain a presence on social networks - especially if youre looking to connect with the younger crowd.

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Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

71% of companies now have a presence on Facebook. 59% are on Twitter, and 43% use a company blog for marketing. Researchers To Marketers: Go Social, Mobile by MediaPost Online Media Daily. In the coming year, 77% of companies plan to spend more on YouTube; three-quarters plan to increase spending on Facebook and blogs, and 73% will invest more on Twitter. Marissa McNaughton looks at social media use among America’s largest companies.

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Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

I have included many well known female influences as well as some that are just starting out but have a very promising future in the blogging world that I have come across online, found in other lists, connected with in forums like the Third Tribe and the BlogcastFM Green Room , or met at events such as Blog World Expo and Social Media AZ. Allison is a freelance writer and blogger for Blog World Expo. Pam is a marketing professional helping companies leverage social media.

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Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Mostly because a lot of companies I speak with still can’t get their head around if it’s free, why would people pay? It places ads from companies like Microsoft and Southwest Airlines on profile pages.) A third source of revenue is recruitment tools that companies can use to find people who may not even be actively looking for new jobs. Expect for example your virtual goods revenue stream to grow as your freemium model grows.