On Friday, June 6, 2014, more than 150 digital and communications staff across New York State government participated in the State’s first-ever Social Media Summit held at New York Power Authority in White Plains, New York. The half-day professional development forum featured presentations…
Dear Tumblr, sorry for my absence. I’ve been watching Orange Is The New Black.
Happy 10th anniversary, Mean Girls!
The rise of the techie makes it obvious that tech industry magnates are on the cusp of replacing bankers as the robber barons of our imaginations. Maybe the next urban class war really will be fought on the campuses of Facebook and Google. Or maybe techie is just an ephemeral term, like yuppie, that will dissipate when the tech bubble bursts — only to return, like the problem it represents, under a new name.
The binge is back.
Hey Pizza Hut, will you marry me?
Apparently Pizza Hut has been getting lots of marriage proposals on Twitter lately. So much so that, just in time for Valentine’s Day, the brand launched a Vine/Instagram video proposal contest, pitting would be suitors against each other in a social media love match.
While that would be a great stunt on its own, what really rocked my world was the OKCupid profile the brand created to house all the info about the contest. What works here is that Pizza Hut is going into the last place one would expect a major brand to be, and it totally works.
And just for the record, Pizza Hut and I are 100% Match, 100% Friend, and 0% Enemy. Maybe it’s meant to be?