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Instagram + 80s arcade game

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How Instagram fuels the Urban Explorer movement

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Just as society is evolving, so is social media. In fact, many would argue that social media is pushing changes in society almost as quickly mobile technology. (Sounds like a good book!) Social media has gone through four definitive stages and we are neck deep in the fifth. Facebook – With 1.23 billion users, Facebook established …

The continuing evolution of social media

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I recently read a post that Google Glass isn’t doing so well. The hype has subsided and people realize that the glasses just don’t look that great and there really aren’t consumer ready products. What the wearables movement, specifically eyewear needs is a killer app. Luckily I have the answer. It’s stupid simple and something that …

Wearables need a killer app

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This may be the longest post in the history of the Internet. It may break it. Ideally this would have been done the day I taught the class but this quarter was exceptionally busy. In fact, the last time I was that busy was during grad school while working a full time job. I was a …

Mobile Consumer Behavior: Classes

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                                I have a friend that works with luxury brands and he was recently chatting with someone that he knows that works with Porsche; let’s call him William. It turns out, some of the executives had flown out to southern …

Porsche realizes they’re on Instagram

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So  . . . my wife and I went out today since the kids were with their grandmother. In the process we forgot our mobile phones. We BOTH forgot our phones. But, being level-headed individuals we thought we’d feel disconnected while simultaneously feeling good because we could just hang out with each other, uninterrupted. However, …

My grey Saturday

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                Google buys Waze for $1.3 Billion!!! Rewind Facebook buys Instagram for a $1 billion!!! Reset These companies aren’t worth anywhere near a billion dollars. I love them and they simply aren’t worth the multiples that are being paid . Why then, did they get acquired for those prices? …

The smell of fear

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On July 16th, 2012 Marissa Mayer took over as CEO of Yahoo! and I have to confess, I didn’t have much hope for her. Not because of her, but because of the current state of Yahoo!. I’m not talking the value of the stock or the employee base. I’m talking about the fact that no …

“M” is for Mobile Marissa

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@irrive looks like a great way to experientially map out your trip using images from Instagram/Flickr, check-ins on Foursquare and Tweets. (The system also creates a very cool video but there is no way to embed it.)

Irrive; A Social Scrapbook for Life’s Adventures

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