Social Media

Anthem Launches Facebook Contest
February 28, 2010

Canadian high-end CE manufacturer Anthem Electronics announced Friday that it is launching a contest to give away one Blu-ray player per month on Facebook

Facebookers Flock to Retail Promo Pages
February 17, 2010

According to a recent study done by based in Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Foresee Results, fans of the social networking site Facebook now look forward to seeing news about retail sales and promotions on their Facebook pages.

Yoostar Launches National Tour, Contest
September 17, 2009

Yoostar announced Thursday a nine city U.S. tour during which the public will compete by performing in clips from major motion pictures using the Yoostar system.  These performances, which place users inside famous scenes from Hollywood films, will be uploaded to Facebook and the Yoostar Web site for a panel of judges, along with everyday viewers, to see.  Actor Jamie Kennedy will be one of the judges and will make select appearances during the tour.  Winners will receive Yoostar systems and gifts from sponsors such as Coke Zero and L'Oreal Paris with the grand prize being a walk-on in a 2010 film from Lions Gate.  The tour runs from September 17 to mid-November beginning in Boston and ending in Los Angeles. 

FCC Introduces Crowd-Sourcing, Blog
September 14, 2009

"IdeaScale, the Federal Communications Commission's first "crowd-sourcing" platform, debuted last week at www.broadband.gov/ideascale.   The site is part of the agency's effort to get more community input via online resources - with the initial focus on the National Broadband Plan.  Other social media sites on Facebook and YouTube will be linked via the FCC's site: www.fcc.gov/connect