HTML5 + Google Street View = Music Video 2.0

The indie rock band from Toronto is no stranger to innovative and interesting music videos, their “Neon Bible” web music video was thoroughly amusing but its innovation is dwarfed by their latest release “We Used To Wait”.

The Arcade Fire

In this video, The Arcade Fire and Director Chris Milk create a holistically personalized music video  experience and they utilized HTML 5 technology to deliver it. The video starts by asking you to input your childhood home address after which it will pull images from Google Earth, and Google Street view and age them in order to incorporate them into their video giving the entire soundtrack a nostalgic feel. Midway through the video, the user is provided with the opportunity to write a postcard to the current resident of their childhood home bringing us full circle in our thoughts of how it felt to grow-up in our childhood home. There are also a few Easter eggs around the website as well.

How to Celebrate This Easter À la Social Media Style!

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” Buddha

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Happy Easter

Inspired by these beautiful words of love, sharing and wisdom, the Thoughtpick team brings you a compilation of various ways in which you can share the joy of this Easter, with your family and friends, à la social media style!

À la Facebook Style:

The power of Facebook in drawing smiles on every face is just unbelievable! Make sure to visit the links below for Easter tailored applications, gifts, eCards and more!

  • Rainbow Designs on Facebook: Offering a unique variety of different priced gifts, for Easter and other occasions, suitable for family and friends.

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