Start off every Monday morning learning about a new app with my App of the Week posting. This week I’ll take a look into the latest social media craze and the app that helps you make a 6 second videos to share with the world. Twitter recently announced a smartphone app called “Vine” that allows you to take a video that is limited to 6 seconds and continues to loop. It is not a totally
Oreo wins on the social media front at Super Bowl 47! Instagram : A 3-second call-to-action at the end of Oreo’s Super Bowl commercial, which debuted during the game Sunday, has increased Oreo’s Instagram following by tens of thousands, (currently at 33k). “Something we can all disagree on: Choose your side on Instagram @Oreo,” the final frame read. Watch the commercial now, if you happen to miss it: http://youtu.be/6kMWLYYcAYw. Twitter: Quick tweet on the power outage with a great
The second Startup Weekend Orlando was held November 9th-11th at Voxeo in Downtown Orlando. The weekend started with over 30 short pitches in which 12 companies would pitch their business on Sunday in four short minutes to a group of judges to be named the top startup from Orlando. This time the winner would battle it out internationally for a chance at winning the Global Startup Battle, with lots of great prizes. Startup Weekend
Lots of great graphic have emerge recently to explain social media in simple terms. This includes everything from donuts to bacon but it’s time to add a new easy to follow explanation that everyone can relate to. CUPCAKES!
On Tuesday, June 12, 2012 from 5:30pm-8:00pm Envy Labs new corporate headquarters located in downtown Orlando’s tech district hosted the inaugural FTJ Live event. Florida Technology Journal’s first program took a inside look at Orlando’s tech boom. The panel of digital leaders discussed various topics, including talent, culture, capital investment, entrepreneurship and the impact of the Creative Village, the high tech village currently being developed on the former Amway Arena
I recently came across and funded another Kickstarter project: Arqball Spin. This product was going to be a great addition to my gadgets and gizmos. Arqball was founded by Jason Lawrence and Abhi Shelat, two Computer Science professors at the University of Virginia with PhDs from Princeton and MIT. They released Arqball Spin, a free iPhone app, that captures spins of an object on a rotating stage, which simulates rotating