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Ask, Listen, Learn Campaign

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Ask, Listen, Learn is a creative, multimedia program which was designed by a team of educators and psychologists specializing in middle school-aged students. The campaign efforts are divided into 2 main... Read more »

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The Coolest World Cup Apps on Facebook

The world cup is certainly an unparalleled event in the world of sports, or the entire world for that matter. FIFA World Cup™ expects that 28 billion cumulative viewers will be watching the World Cup this year, that’s about 5 times more than the entire world population and certainly dwarfs the ratings of the of the Super Bowl.

This is also the first year that social media will play a central role in the coverage of the event and since this is the world’s most favorite sport, people have great expectations from the way social media sites will be utilized during this campaign.

Here, at Thoughtpick, we realize that there is an overwhelming amount of campaigns, apps, profiles, and pages dedicated to this event so we “thought” to dedicate this space to highlight the main ones that are going on right now.

Goal! Leaderboard on Facebook

Buzz: 1,194,000+ Fans

Support your team

The Goal!Leaderboard application has the prospect of causing World Cup fans to go to war with each other. The application is based on the idea of finding out which of the 32 World Cup teams has the most passionate fans. People will express their support for their team by clicking the “like” button on it. Currently, Chile is leading the pack with 406,000+ with the Italians on their trail with 396,000+.

Facebook Helps You Find Your Kidnapped Kids!

Facebook Almighty!

Facebook Almighty!

Did you know that it is said that Facebook has the power to help you find your kidnapped family members? Here’s how the story goes:

Once upon a time, a Southern California mother lost her son and daughter when they were kidnapped by her husband and disappeared into thin air!

Through the know-it-all Facebook, she was recently able to locate her long-ago kidnapped children, according to numerous media reports.

DI’s Ad for Print Advertising — Learn Social Media By Example

Dagens Industri had a mission: Launching Zebra, a new 4 wheel drive for the Swedish market, they first thought of social media. However, they end up sticking to print advertising since it is “much simpler and easier”! This is the whole idea behind the Youtube video! The deduction is: social media is not always the right solution!

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5 Simple Ways to Protect Your Privacy On Facebook

Now those privacy zealots are always bashing Facebook and its users for not valuing their privacy, and calling on everyone on the web to go back to their cocoon and place a big firewall seal on their information and lives. But let us face it, majority of the people on the internet like their Facebook and social media and like using it. Those privacy pundits are just political motivated scare mongers. Those guys are up there on wing-nut scale with Teabaggers, Truthers, Birthers and Sarah Palin but there must be some bipartisan middle ground between the privacy zealots and Zuckman’s total agnosticism to privacy.

What is Twitter: News Media or Social Network?

What is Twitter: News Media or Social Network?

From the study: Topics ranked by RT proportion (# of users > 50,000)

The study's main goal is analyzing the topological characteristics of Twitter and its power as a new medium of information sharing. In order to deduce accurate results, the researchers heading this study crawled 41.7 million user profiles, 1.47 billion social relations, 4,262 trending topics and 106 million tweets.

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Top 10 Ridiculous yet Freakishly Popular Facebook Pages! [Episode 2]

Top 10 Ridiculous yet Freakishly Popular Facebook Pages! [Episode 2]

Once again, to spice up your day, and allow you to be an eye witness for the naivety of some people out there, I present you with the Top 10 Ridiculous yet Alarmingly Popular Facebook Fanpages!

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Give a Damn Campaign — Learn Social Media By Example

Give a Damn Campaign — Learn Social Media By Example

Active fans on the campaign's fanpage

The only way we can truly achieve equality for all is if we all get informed and get involved. In other words, the only way to make a change is to give a damn - and that is how this campaign came to play.

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Bros Icing Bros — Learn Social Media by Example

Bros Icing Bros — Learn Social Media by Example

The topic is gaining popularity

There is a new drinking game that is taking college campuses across the states by storm, it originated in the bro houses of the colleges of South Carolina. Bros are infamous for collar-up polo shirts, live strong bracelets, slippers and spending way too much time drinking and playing video games. In the culture of the frat house...

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Quirky News of the Web — May 2010

Quirky News of the Web — May 2010

The French discover the fun of binge drinking. United by a tweet. Facebookers piss off Pakistan and Bangladesh. You can’t silence the Bieber. And Peaking at the past. Just some of the interesting headlines of May 2010. Enjoy!

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Gaza’s #Flotilla — Has Twitter Joined the Censoring Game?

Gaza’s #Flotilla — Has Twitter Joined the Censoring Game?

Trending on Trendistic (no censoring)

Last night there was a brutal and barbaric attack by the Israeli Defense Forces on a humanitarian aid convey that was making its way to the Gaza to protest the siege that have been in place for more than 2 years. The humanitarian aid convey which had activists from several nationalities and even included a holocaust survivor. The...

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