meme, youtube

Today’s top youtube video – non-profit section

Ted - a homeless man holds a sign telling people he has god's gift of voice and seeks a radio position.  A person conducts a video interview - carside, posts it and in less than 72 hours - it has received 130K+ views and importantly, almost 20K comments - making it the 15th most popular… Continue reading Today’s top youtube video – non-profit section

bit.ly, meme, twitter

Bit.ly takes over Digg in identifying hot news

TechCrunch writes about Bit.ly overtaking Digg.  Great reading. Bit.ly is a URL shortener used for twitter.   As you are likely aware, twitter only takes 140 characters so shortening URLs is used quite often in twitter. Digg on the other hand, is a very web 2.0ish news service where by the readers rank the popularity and… Continue reading Bit.ly takes over Digg in identifying hot news

Branding, meme, youtube

Domino’s unlikely lesson for employees

I've been thinking about the Domino's pizza issue.  Surely to god thirty somethings understand the power of youtube and mass audiences.   And yet, like winning a lottery, I'm sure both Micheal and Kristy, the two Domino's employees who released the gross pizza videos on youtube, never imagined their little video would get such a large audience… Continue reading Domino’s unlikely lesson for employees

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Domino’s – the unexpected conversation

Domino's brand is fighting for its life this week after two employees released a youtube video - graphic, gross and absolutely damaging to the brand.  Perhaps they didn't expect the wave of attention, perhaps they intentionally created something they hoped would be a hit.  But both the employees and the entire company franchise is in hot water… Continue reading Domino’s – the unexpected conversation