This year, the Masters is offering a slew of options that give viewers a more in-depth experience with golf’s biggest event than a regular television broadcast could ever provide.
We’ve all heard how Pinterest has grown astronomically over the past year, but what does the future hold for the visual content sharing site? The data from FastCompany’s infographic below shows Pinterest’s worth and value.
A few weeks after the passing of Steve Jobs on October 5, 2011, Walter Isaacson published a book about the legendary Apple founder called Steve Jobs which instantly became the top-selling book on Amazon. Now comes a beautifully designed infographic entitled “Farewell to a Genius: The Life and Times of Steve Jobs” created by Infographic World.
The November issue of the Red Bulletin, Red Bull’s aptly titled magazine, hit newsstands last week and features NBA All-Star Rajon Rondo. For all the fans unable to secure a personally signed copy from Rajon in downtown Boston over the weekend, we’ve got some good news. You still have two more weeks to win one on Twitter thanks to @RedBullBOS, @RajonRondo, and Activ8Social!
Activ8Social, in partnership with Kwarter, is proud to announce our first official infographic! Kudos to the team at Kwarter Inc who were the masterminds behind the in depth market research which was conducted to demonstrate how the young San Francisco start-up is poised to “change the game” in terms of how fans experience the games we love.
Welcome back folks! Hope you all enjoyed the holiday weekend. Nothing better than a three day weekend to kick off the college football season, unless you’re a Notre Dame fan. To start off the shortened work week we’ve got Southwest live streaming MLB games, Twitter ads from accounts you don’t follow, Facebook’s new music service launching this month and iPads on the football.
We’re now less than 365 days away from the London 2012 Summer Olympics (and have been for some time now), but in case you were wondering about Sochi 2014, Rio de Janiero 2016, and PyeongChang 2018, we’ve got you covered with this cool countdown timer. This week’s edition of the Social Mashup features ESPN exclusive partnership with Foursquare, Skype’s acquisition of GroupMe, StumbleUpon’s continued rapid growth, and Google+ verification badges.
Today, we came across Kwarter, a new iPhone and iPad app, that’s soon to launch to the publics, and we are pretty stoked about it. The app sets to reinvent the live television sports experience by giving fans a platform to engage with friends, family and other like minded fans during their favorite team’s game.
Who had Charl Schwartzel in their Masters pool? We wish we could claim it’s true for us, but sincere congratulations to young South African golfer on winning the illustrious Green Jacket. In this week’s edition of our Social Mashup, we recap Facebook’s potential push into the China market, a new digital case for the iPad 2, ESPN’s live streaming, and the MTV O Music Awards. And in case you weren’t one of the 25 million people (yes, you read that number right) to view the live Ustream feed of the bald eagle family in Iowa, here it is for your viewing pleasure.
MTV announced a new online awards show that will take place on April 28 and be shown on MTV.com, VH1.com and LogoTV.com. Voting opened up to the public this week on the O Music Awards website. The first ever awards show will find the artist to follow on Twitter, coolest Tumblr, best music hashtag meme, best independent music blog, most viral dance and more according to fans. The Super Fan will also be crowned during the O Music Award show. Points are awarded to voters, and the fan with the most points is titled “Super Fan”.
This week’s Monday Social Mashup may be a little too Apple heavy for you Steve Jobs haters, but how can you argue with that stock price? We review the official announcement of the iPad 2, free live streaming of March Madness, Angry Birds arrival on Facebook, and the updated Facebook ‘Like’ button. BTW, unless your dog is Lassie, you do not to need to create a Twitter or Facebook account for him!
The original iPad was the first tablet to hit the market and caused a sensation. It created a whole new genre of technological products. If you remember back to about a year ago on April 3rd, 2010, there were lines of giddy consumers stretching entire blocks looking to get an iPad. There was also short supply and insanely high demand that only Apple seems to be able to create. It could be argued that 2010 was the year of the iPad.