Does Joe’s company do anything that could be considered even remotely cool or interesting? Posting images to an online photo sharing site allows Joe’s company to share these experiences with quick, visual stories.
2) It’s Viral! In a good way: Multiple Sources
The first time I saw the word viral used in the online context was to explain Hotmail’s success. The free e-mail’s mandatory sig file advertisements encouraged recipients to sign up for their own account.
Since then viral’s meaning has been disfigured more than Joan Rivers. Gapingvoid’s Hugh Macleod credits “certain top-down meatheads in the ad biz” for giving viral a bad name.
3) Assignment Zero: PressThink
Wanna write for Wired Magazine? Assignment Zero is the latest pro-am journalism project from NewAssignment.Net. Check out the web site and the news release for more information.
Yep, an online citizen journalism project issued a news release. Hah!
4) Twitter Love + Hate: Logic+Emotion
David Armano, the undisputed king of the infographic, shows me why Twitter is worth trying out. Once the giddiness over it dies down perhaps I will give it a go. The whole thing smacks of time drain, short attention span theatre. Super-related, bonus link segue: Wired Magazine on One-Minute Media and the Minifesto.