Some sensible advice from Oliver Reichenstein. Cluttering your social media icons isn’t helping and may actively be hindering your audience.
The hitherto unnoticed connection between the names of Android phones and the names of condoms.
This is not as linkbaity as the title might suggest.
I’ve suggested the term “exploitationware” as a more accurate name for gamification’s true purpose…
Steph Hay takes a look at how websites can allow a narrative to unfold, with the Ben The Bodyguard site as a case study.
I firmly believe that this is very relevant to visual design on the web.
Making it up so you don't have to — somewhat like my New Media Company Name generator from a few years back.
More clever meta web marketing.
This site needs some promotion. Maybe on Twitter.
Andy Baio does a nice bit of investigative journalism in exposing the social network spammer hired by The Times. The internet treats crass marketing as damage and routes around it.
Ben Brown outlines the reasons why he left Facebook: "I think it is important to note that Facebook, though they claim to be a tool for staying connected, is actually a software tool designed *primarily* to deliver marketing messages to its audience."
Here's one for Matt and Cindy: Buckley's truth in advertising.
This nicely understated teaser site isn't going to dispel any of the mystery around the Cloverfield project.
This is a great way to deal with telemarketers.
This seems wrong... but so, so right.
Am I buzzword or not?
Starbucks employ a creative bit of viral marketing: coffee cups glued to car roofs.
Viral marketing gone so, so wrong. Thanks Cindy.