Welcome Home Facebook
6 years ago 0 0

Yesterday, Facebook announced the long awaited Facebook Home experience. As always with any social media announcement, our team was all ears, streaming the event on every computer in sight, live tweeting from every Twitter handle and providing some entertaining and insightful commentary. So, we thought we would share what we’ve learned so far:

The Day After Earth Day
7 years ago 0 3

To start, let’s clarify the opinions stated here in no way reflect those of Big Fuel or its affiliated organizations. Earth day is a joke… …And not the kind of funny-funny-ha-ha jokes that go viral in social media; more the kind where you’re loudly vocalizing your celebration of some thing and someone else says, “that’s

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Taxes in the Age of Social Media. We’ve come a long way baby.
7 years ago 0 1

A couple of weeks ago, I started stressing out because 2011 was a busy and fiscally crazy year for me. I was a freelance producer at an ad agency helping rollout a global CMS for a Fortune 500 company, while at the same time producing a comedy show in NYC and another stage production on

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Knowing Your Audience in a Post-PC World
7 years ago 0 0

“What do you use your phone for most?” This was the question posed to the audience at the Digiday Agency Summit last month. The presenter, Jason Oates from LiveIntent, expanded on the multiple-choice question: What do you use your phone for most? a. Browsing the web b. Watching videos c. Facebook/Twitter d. Email I’d pick

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A Social Labs Special: Quarterly Technology Round Up
7 years ago 0 0

At Big Fuel Social Labs, we are constantly on the lookout for cutting-edge technology that will make a difference in how we connect and communicate. Often, we catch wind of seedling ideas or newly launched startups whose implications may not be obvious at first, but still intrigue us and stimulate our imaginations. Here’s what caught

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What Facebook’s Revenue Goals Mean to a Social Media Analyst
7 years ago 0 1

On Wednesday, Facebook filed it’s initial public offering for $5 billion dollars in initial funding. Working for a social media agency means being well-read on the latest social news, so I knew it was happen. I knew what it meant to Facebook’s business, to the ad industry, and to its users. The story itself didn’t

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Mobile Digital Technologies As Extensions Of Our Brains – The Good & The Bad
7 years ago 0 4

This is the story of a dilemma that fellow, city-dwelling digital natives MIGHT be able to relate to. I was flying solo in a neighborhood of New York City that I don’t typically spend much time in, and I needed to find a good place to grab a late afternoon lunch. It was past the typical

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Mobile Digital Technologies As Extensions Of Our Brains – The Good & The Bad
7 years ago 0 4

This is the story of a dilemma that fellow, city-dwelling digital natives MIGHT be able to relate to. I was flying solo in a neighborhood of New York City that I don’t typically spend much time in, and I needed to find a good place to grab a late afternoon lunch. It was past the typical

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Smartphone owners a ‘threat’ to retailers
9 years ago 0 0

US consumers are using their iPhones, BlackBerrys and Android phones for in-store research, according to new data from Compete. A survey from the researchers, covering the third quarter of 2009, suggested that 52% of smartphone owners use their handsets to check product descriptions, that 36% check rival retailers’ prices when deciding whether or not to buy a

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