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Social Networking
Had the pleasure Wednesday of seeing Michael Chin of Kickapps do a (kickass) presentation in my Digital Marketing class at Baruch’s biz school. He demonstrated not only how social media centered around a brand or organization can cultivate enthusiasm (and generally give an indicator of sentiment), but also how much mineable data there is about each participant Continue Reading →
Comcast
Here’s a knee-slapper: “What did Comcast just say to its broadband customers?” Answer: “250GB of data per month ought to be enough bandwidth for anyone!” Get it? Sorry, it’s an inside joke. In response to getting busted by the FCC for illegally throttling consumer Internet traffic, Comcast put a 250GB per billing cycle cap on Continue Reading →
                   If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Despite agreeing to terms, Congress failed to pass the government bailout for the financial sector, which led to the worst-single day drop in Wall Street history. The 777.68 point skid was the largest percentage drop since 9/11 and hammered media Continue Reading →
                   If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Watch Shelly’s commentary on the 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards and how the television industry sounds desperate. SANDISK is set to release SlotMusic. SANDISK, who is working with all four major recorded music labels, will sell music and special extras Continue Reading →
                   If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. LINKEDIN will launch the LinkedIn Audience Network today. Using LinkedIn’s profile-based targeting technology the LinkedIn Audience Network helps marketers efficiently reach specific audiences of influential and affluent professionals across hundreds of high quality brand-name publishers. ELECTRONIC ARTS (NASD: ERTS) has Continue Reading →
                   If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Watch Shelly’s commentary on APPLE executives paying $14 million in stock options fines and how the shareholder suit keeps the money in Cupertino. AMAZON struck a deal to electronically publish biographies of Cindy McCain and Michelle Obama for the Kindle. Continue Reading →
  If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. THE NFL and NBC SPORTS kicked off their live online streaming efforts last night, offering the Giants’ victory over the Redskins live on NBCSports.com. The game had picture-in-picture functionality, 4 selectable camera angles and live commentary. Unfortunately, NBC chose Flash Continue Reading →

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