Gizmodo’s Shooting Challenge: Photomosaics

Gizmodo seem to be on a role with yet another amusing and viral challenge for their friends and followers!

Contest Idea & Objectives:

Lead photomosiac by Dan4th

Lead photomosiac by Dan4th

The contest idea is innovative, unique and fun: Contestants were asked to create a photomosaic; a photo made of several smaller photos while making sure that every photo is their own and that the main photo, the mosaic template itself, is as well.

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Underheard in New York: Listening to the Homeless Tweet

There are thousands of homeless people around the world, with no one to listen to their voices, share with them their dreams or sooth their fears…. This is why the “Underheard in New York” initiative began.

Idea & Objectives:

Underheard in New York is an initiative to help homeless New Yorkers speak for themselves through Twitter. “In a time when communication is all around us, we felt it was necessary to give a voice to the people who needed it most. Between Jan. 2009 and Jan. 2010 the total number of unsheltered individuals within New York City rose an estimated 34%.

Four homeless people — Danny (@putodanny), Derrick (@awitness2011), Albert (@albert814) and Carlos (@jessie550) — were given their own prepaid cell phone, a month of unlimited text messaging and a Twitter account.

The 4 Tweeting Homeless Men

The 4 Tweeting Homeless Men

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Facebook: How Obsessed Are You? [Infograph]

Social Hype and Online Schools teamed up to bring you this interesting inforgraph about the universal obsession with Facebook…

Look closely, maybe you should start cutting down!

Social Media Utilized to Organize Protests in Egypt

The protest movement in Egypt is taking advantage of social media to communicate, inform and organize. “Despite attempts to block Twitter, Facebook and other sites (the government denies it was responsible), a Facebook page devoted to Friday’s planned protests had more than 80,000 followers as of 2 p.m. ET Thursday, compared with some 20,000 the […]

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