Archive | November, 2012

Powerball Set To Break Records: Social Media Proves It

on Mashable highlights the record breaking Powerball drawing Wednesday. The odds pretty much say YOU will not win over half a billion dollars, but that is not stoping the social sphere from sharing its excitement.

Taylor writes, “If you needed a reason not to buy a ticket for Wednesday’s $500 million-plus Powerball lottery, here are a few. In fact, here are 5,000 — roughly, the number of people who have taken pictures of their tickets on the popular photo-sharing service Instagram with the hashtag #powerball.”

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To Check The Winning Numbers: Click Here

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Your Smartphone Will Soon Be The Go-To Device According To Recent Study

Remember when people made phone calls?  Short messages typed out, called Text Messages, came along and really cut the number of calls my friends made.  It was like having AOL Instant Messanger on your phone – and AOL Instant Messanger was sick!

According to a recent study released by Pew Internet – the smartphone is becoming a larger part of who we are and how we get things done.

Lee Rainie, the Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, recently told Mashable.com – “Cell users now treat their gadget as a body appendage. There is striking growth in the number of people who are taking advantage of the growing number of functions that these phones can perform and there isn’t much evidence yet that the pace of change is slowing down.”

 

To Read The Full Store About The Study: Click Here…

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Instagram Now Even Better Thanks To Profile Badges

So if you do not have a corporate Instagram – You’re missing out.

Step 1– get one
Step 2– take cool pictures with customers, staff and of people enjoying life
Step 3– Create an Instagram badge that can be embedded on your blog and website (Click Here To Do That)

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Now people can follow you easier than ever before! Remember a picture is worth a thousand words.

To Learn More On How To Create An Instagram Badge: Click Here

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More Shopping Will be Done on The Phone Than Ever Before…Lines Still Expected at Stores

As the temperatures begin to drop and old winter jackets come out from that obscure corner of the closet, analist are busy trying to predict the holiday shopping forecast. And as the nations capital spins its wheels closer to a “fiscal cliff,” shoppers around the country worry about “doorbusters,” and the new time stores will be opening this year.  Digitas.com has created an infographic that confirms the fear of mothers all around the country… Your kids will be on their phones shopping while you try to speak with them at the thanksgiving table.  Eat up!

Thanksgiving Shopping Infographic via digitas.com

 

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