Write A Story with Tim Burton Via Twitter! [Deadline 6 Dec]

Alice in Wonderland, A Nightmare Before Christmas, and many others are proofs of Tim Burton’s vivid imagination and wild creativity. However, Tim Burton did not stop there, he is now using Twitter, with the help of TIFF, to bring out the creativity in tweeps and allow them to be part of his ingenious masterpieces via a unique website called: Tim Burton’s Cadavre Exquis

Tim Burton's Story Telling Experiment Via Twitter

Tim Burton's Story Telling Experiment Via Twitter

FAIL: ‘Hack is Wack’ Video Contest — Learn Social Media by Example

Symantec is certainly a power house when it comes to anti-virus and security solutions and it is one of the top brands in the business but when it comes to its marketing initiatives let us just say that they are lackluster to say the least. Their latest surely has been born after an extended “brain storming session” between their marketing managers and hip-hop superstar, Snoop Dogg!

What is it about?

In this a very odd marriage, the contest aims at encouraging people to upload videos of them rapping and rhyming about hacking, identity theft and computer viruses to raise awareness about cybercrime.

The contest is centered around the www.hackiswack.com website asking participants to upload their 2 minute anti-cybercrime raps for a chance to win a couple of tickets to his show, a chance to meet his management, and fully decked out Toshiba laptop.

What is Wack?

Now pinch yourself for you are not dreaming. The entire websites is decked to teeth with a faux gangster aura that really makes you questions the sanity of the people who green-lighted the project. The horrendous gangster-rap-album-of-the-90’s font featuring the wild-wild-west-wanted fonts used against a yellow background so bright that I wouldn’t advise you to view the website without your sunglasses is, simply put, a big middle finger to any self respecting designer.

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HTML5 + Google Street View = Music Video 2.0

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.

Death by iPod… True Story

DEATH by iPod is being blamed as a contributing factor to the 25 per cent rise in the number of pedestrian fatalities in the New South Whales, a province in Australia. Australian cops blame Apple!

Apple’s Ping: Taking a Big Bite of the Social Media Cake?

Apple’s Ping: Taking a Big Bite of the Social Media Cake?

Having set foot in the technology department through the MP3 player, the mobile phone and the computer tablet markets with the iPod, iPhone and iPad devices respectively, Apple just recently announced its latest expansion – into social media – with Ping.

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The New Dork – Entrepreneur State of Mind, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys Spoof [video]

"The New Dork" is Grasshopper's latest video targeting entrepreneurs and aiming to raise brand awareness. According to Jonathan Kay of Grasshopper (@GrasshopperBuzz), the video got over 150,000 views in the first day and Ashton Kutcher even blogged and tweeted about it

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8 Ways to Make the Most Out of Google Wave

8 Ways to Make the Most Out of Google Wave

If your lunch mates are a pain in the behind...

I love Google Wave. It's a brilliant idea, it's brilliantly done, and it's from Google. But what can you do with Wave? Oh, let me count the ways...

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How To: Utilize Social Media for Voicing Worries & Sharing Concerns!

How To: Utilize Social Media for Voicing Worries & Sharing Concerns!

Blog to vent...

Could social media really help people in distress? Does it have the ability to reduce stress, anxiety and confusion through its different venues? Is being open and sharing personal feelings and experiences through social media positive?

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18 Top Free Twitter Content Sharing Services Based on Compete Analytics…

18 Top Free Twitter Content Sharing Services Based on Compete Analytics…

Comparing Twitpic.com, Flic.kr, Tweetphoto.com and img.ly

A list of 18 Top Free Twitter Video, Music, Photo, Snippet, URL & File Sharing Services.

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You’re not a writer? Try Tumblelogs!

You’re not a writer? Try Tumblelogs!

Example Tumblelog (http://project.ioni.st/)

Many of us dream to have the ability to express ourselves fully and openly to the world surrounding us. Many often opt to, maybe one day, become great writers, and have the ability to write about what we feel, what we learn, the things we see, our experiences, the sensations we go through and the […]

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