Fear and Loathing of Periscope – The US Open Freaks Out

The US Open golf tournament is on this week from the great Pacific Northwest. For the first time, spectators are allowed to bring cell phones onto the course, but they are being warned not to use the … [Read more...]

Buffalo Wild Wings Gets Creative with Hashtags and Video

I love good, creative marketing ideas and I love football. Buffalo Wild Wings has successfully combined both. For the NFL  playoffs this year, BWW asked it's Twitter followers to tweet about the games … [Read more...]

Further Proof – Everything is on Video

As if we needed further proof in our always being recorded digital world, everything is on video. It almost doesn't matter where or when, virtually everything is being recorded. There are people who … [Read more...]

Twitter Launches Vine. Attention Spans Shrink to 6 Seconds

People have been trying to create the "Twitter for video" for years now with little success. Seesmic was the first that I remember. Others like Social Cam and Viddy have tried as well. One of my … [Read more...]

Connected World Radio: Use Video To Humanize Business

News: In a somewhat unusual move, Amazon.com has bought a mapping company. Main Topic: McDonalds has recently used YouTube video to great effect, going behind the scenes and being transparent about … [Read more...]

McDonald’s Gets Social Media

Initially I was struck with the title of the article, "McDonald's exec: 'You don't control ' social media. Indeed, McDonald's director of social media Rick Wion did say when referring to social … [Read more...]

OoVoo Finds New Life On Facebook

When it was first released, video chat company OoVoo thought it was going to be a better version of Skype. Indeed OoVoo does offer many features Skype does not, but OoVoo never had the gas to overcome … [Read more...]

Disney Video Is A Winner

File under: Why did this take so long. Disney has released a portal site for kid-friendly video. Obviously, Disney itself has a huge wealth of content to draw from but they also include a nicely … [Read more...]

Disney Video Is An Obvious Win

File under: Why did this take so long. Disney has released a portal site for kid-friendly video. Obviously, Disney itself has a huge wealth of content to draw from but they also include a nicely … [Read more...]

Google Hangouts On Air Challenges Ustream.tv And Others

Until now, Ustream..tv has been the king of online streaming video. The Ustream platform has been solid for years and, for the most part, devoid of serious challengers. Until now. Enter Google. This … [Read more...]