Do you “check in” to shows while you’re watching them? Does that make your TV watching experience social enough for ya? Well, sorry to disappoint, but that thing you’re doing whenever you watch TV and check in to a show is going to have to be called something else, because social TV is quickly evolving to a different type of activity altogether, more fitting of that name. Continue reading
As we all know, there’s a huge amount of data on the internet– the biggest challenge is sorting it all and finding what’s relevant for you. This is such a big challenge that there’s a whole branch of the tech industry, called Big Data, that is dedicated to finding, sorting, and doing something with all this information.
If you’re wondering how big “big data” is, Microsoft’s R&D center in Israel is focusing on finding new ways to use it. Continue reading
Tired of getting the same old flowers every Valentine’s Day? Sick of paying an arm and a leg for that bouquet of roses? This year a few companies offered some unique and innovative ideas to help consumers give something different to their loved one this year. In the age of the internet, social media and mobile applications, the possibilities for such … Continue reading
Schmooze with your buddies from around the world on .Friends You and your friends from all over the world walk into a bar on New Year’s Eve. The music is great, the bartender is friendly, and you and all your friends are dressed up in your favorite outfits. Your friend from London decides to pick a different song from the … Continue reading
Part 1 of 4: Gary Vaynerchuk on how brands must adjust to the new world of social media. Ihad the pleasure of meeting up with Gary Vaynerchuk recently when he was in Israel. Here’s his (almost) full speech at the event McCann Erickson held in Tel Aviv. I am always amazed at how blunt and real Gary can be. Gary … Continue reading
At the beginning of the month I was asked to speak on a panel that discussed social media, social networks and “what’s coming up next.” In research for this discussion, I came up with a few insights on what I foresee coming up next in the world of social media. Here are my top 10 prognostications: 1The physical and digital … Continue reading