Bored.com — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Welcome to another episode of Thoughtpick’s series of articles: Apps Using SM Brilliantly. We will again be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are.

Today’s application is: Bored.com.

The Application:

Some of the fun at Bored.com

Founded way back in 1996, Bored.com is simply a collection of fun, entertaining and interesting online games with the goal to make money while keeping their users from being BORED.

5 Reasons Why Parents HATE Facebook & Ways to Limit the Damage!

Facebook, Facebook, Facebook… The infamous social media channel that almost everyone around the world have heard of!

Have you ever wondered how parents might think of it?

I have, therefore, I prepared a list of 5 reasons why parents can hate Facebook especially when it comes to their kids using it, followed up by some tips and pointers that could help parents in their struggle to give their kids some freedom while making sure they are safe.

1. Easy come, easy go…

Facebook applications, especially those like Cafe World and Farmville, teach kids that everything could be achieved with just a click or a few. Many parents consider this very negative because it effects the way their children are growing up and alters their image of reality!

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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Give a Damn Campaign — Learn Social Media By Example

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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Use of Social Media to Uncover Haitian Slave Labor in Florida!

This story of Florida's "Modern Day Slavery" might have never gotten around or reached the right people if it weren't for a combination of using Twitter, Youtube, Facebook and a mobile phone!

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Cafe World — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

Cafe World — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

Hiring Help!

Cafe World developers took online sharing a little bit further by making it hard, and at times impossible, for players to accomplish certain progress without the help of a friend!

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Lebanon’s Civil Marriage Not Civil War — Social Media in Action!

Lebanon’s Civil Marriage Not Civil War — Social Media in Action!

Time for change

“Civil marriage, not civil war” was among the banners carried by the mostly young, educated protesters who gathered in response to a campaign on Internet social networking sites. It was Lebanon’s first such demonstration in favor of secularism.

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The Tax Cannabis Campaign – Learn Social Media By Example

The Tax Cannabis Campaign – Learn Social Media By Example

Tax Cannabis Radio Ad

The Tax Cannabis Campaign aims to change California law to legalize Marijuana and allow it to be regulated and taxed. Learn more about the campaign's idea, objectives, buzz and lessons learned.

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Why is Facebook Panicking about the Panic Button? Thoughts & Insights

Why is Facebook Panicking about the Panic Button? Thoughts & Insights

The Panic Button!

It seems that sex offenders, murderers and stalkers are seeing Facebook as a great and effortless platform for seducing and attracting children and causing tremendous disturbances in families and in the overall safety of the community!

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Twitter Chess: Can you play blindfolded?

Twitter Chess: Can you play blindfolded?

A community Chess move

Twitter offers new ways to play Chess for Chess fans; On one hand ChessTweets builds on Twitter to provide options for challenging a collective of minds, while on the other hand Twitter comes as a perfect platform for blindfold chess.

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