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Lindt sweetens new product introduction with interactive YouTube series

Swiss chocolate maker Lindt is working with online video content provider Maker Studios to develop a romantic comedy that will premiere on YouTube to promote its new chocolate collection, Lindt Hello. The Platform series, featuring celebrity and actress Ashley Tisdale, is encouraging participation from its viewers and social interaction using hashtag #ItStartedWithHello.


Related Topix: Startups, Life, Food, Chocolate, Marketing

Tue Sep 16, 2014


Abbie Wightwick: Sick of how much time the kids are spending on...

Campaign to help cancer patient Lauren Powell showss that social media can be a force for good, says columnist Abbie Wightwick The bubbly Sea Cadet, who dreamed of travelling the world in the Royal Navy, was specially picked to greet President Obama when he came to Cardiff two weeks ago . Within two days of the historic event Lauren collapsed at a training exercise and 24 hours later was in hospital, unable to walk and being told she had an inoperable brain tumour.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Twitter, Pop/Rock, Olly Murs, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Opinion


Flashback: Bruce Springsteen Goes Reggae in 1987

In the summer of 1987, Bruce Springsteen was keeping a very low profile. The ridiculous success of Born in the U.S.A. was two years behind him, and the singer knew that topping it would be impossible so he didn't even try.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Bruce Springsteen, Belmar, NJ, Neptune, NJ, Startups, Music, Entertainment

Los Angeles Times

TV ratings: Premiere of 'Dancing With the Stars' boosts ABC to No. 1

Derek Hough and YouTube star Bethany Mota dance during the season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars." Despite dropping 23% from last year's fall premiere, ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" helped the network groove to the top of the TV ratings on Monday.


Related Topix: Startups, Entertainment


Animal lovers: airline's new "Paws And Relax" channel

You know you love wasting hours and hours on YouTube watching videos of furry little four-legged creatures scampering, meowing and barking their way into our hearts. British Airways doesn't think you should have to miss out on an opportunity to watch these little guys just because you're at a cruising altitude of 30,000 feet.


Related Topix: Startups

Hollywood Reporter

WIGS Team Forms Production Shingle Indigenous Media

The team behind YouTube channel WIGS is expanding into longer-format content with the launch of Indigenous Media, a production company focused on half-hour and hourlong digital content. Indigenous is founded by producer Jon Avnet , his son Jake Avnet and director Rodrigo Garcia , and has received funding from communications conglomerate WPP and U.K. TV giant ITV.


Related Topix: Startups, In Treatment, Entertainment, Television, i.TV, Marketing

Salem News

School's anti-bullying film up for honor

A short film by Salem High School students in the Starfish anti-bullying program is up for an award at Operation Keepsake's version of the Oscars next week. Bosheff serves as the junior high guidance counselor and explained the program during a presentation introduced by Salem Junior/Senior High School Principal Sean Kirkland.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Startups, Salem, OH, Columbiana County, OH

Mon Sep 15, 2014


Machinima Names Daniel Tibbets Chief Content Officer

Machinima has named former Bunim-Murray Productions executive Daniel Tibbets as Chief Content Officer, a new role in the gamer-oriented online-video network. The move is one of several in a change-filled few months at Machinima, which this year has laid off much of its sales staff , seen several executives go and come and received an $18 million round of investment led by Warner Bros.


Related Topix: BunimMurray Productions, Media, Television, Startups


Emerging-market move is far from over

Michael A. Gayed, CFA, winner of the 2014 Dow Award , is chief investment strategist and co-portfolio manager at Pension Partners, LLC. , an investment advisor which manages mutual funds and separate accounts according to its ATAC strategies focused on inflation rotation. Prior to this role, Gayed served as a portfolio manager for a large international investment group, trading long/short investment ideas in an effort to capture excess returns.


Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Startups, Financial Markets


Flipboard is ready to annoy you with video ads

You may see Flipboard's reading app as an oasis from an internet full of video services like YouTube, but it appears that you can't quite escape those moving pictures. The magazine-like service is now rolling out full-page video ads in a pilot program; browse through major sections starting today and you'll see promo clips from the likes of Chrysler and Sony Pictures.


Related Topix: Startups, IGN Entertainment, Gadgets

Denver Post

Bud Light posts first Whatever USA ad on YouTube

The ad then ran Sunday night during the Broncos game against the Kansas City Chiefs, one week from when the event was held. "Let's hear it for Bud Light," the "mayor" of Whatever says in the ad sitting at a desk on Elk Avenue, the main thoroughfare in Crested Butte.


Related Topix: Startups, Crested Butte, CO, Beer, Drink, Beverages, Anheuser Busch Companies, Gunnison County, CO

PR :: Found on DVD Sep 23

Marty is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn't start trouble in class.


Related Topix: Startups, Indiana

'Dancing with theStars' 2014: 7 things to look forward to in season 19

"Dancing with the Stars" will return to ABC tonight with a handful of additions to the ballroom, including three new pro dancers and a fourth judge. Competing on the 19th season, which kicks off tonight at 8 p.m., with a two-hour premiere, will be an assortment of sports stars, reality TV personalities, a fashion legend, a political commentator and the show's first YouTube star.


Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Dancing With the Stars, Television, Startups, World News, South Africa, Africa, So You Think You Can Dance


How a GoPro Camera and a Rope Beat Brand USA on YouTube

A cool, new, media-friendly attraction with no marketing budget will likely beat an old, tired attraction with a huge marketing budget. Car manufacturers introduce new cars every year, phone makers come out with new phones, and theme parks add new rides.


Related Topix: Startups, Marketing

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Media bias is dangerous but outright bias can get many killed

Lawrence O'Donnell's piece above that is quite telling. Since the execution of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, many eyewitnesses have been telling a fairly consistent story: Many eyewitness video clips on YouTube and eyewitness interviews similar to the eyewitness in Lawrence O'Donnell's piece above have basically said the same thing, to several reporters and anchors at CNN as well.


Related Topix: Startups, Healthcare Law, Law

Sat Sep 13, 2014


Facebook gains on YouTube in music-video posts, viewers

Beyonce recently posted a video on Facebook and YouTube that took her fans behind the scenes to see the preparations for her live performance last month at the MTV Video Music Awards. In the first four hours, Facebook users watched the video 2.4 million times.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Silicon Alley Insider

18-Year-Old YouTube Star Says She 'Doesn't Need A Real Job'

She's a YouTube star, with hundreds of thousands of fans , millions of views on her funny "Buzzfeed-y" videos. Her latest, "Kids Back Then vs. Kids Now," already has nearly half a million views with just a few days of being live on the platform.


Related Topix: Startups, Bucks County, PA


Squadron 88 + The Skull = lulz

Oh dear: good old Squadron 88 have a new spokesperson: Ross 'The Skull' May. The silly old bugger has a message or had. After having been bitchslapped on the Stormfront forum by Peter Campbell , the bonehead/s of Squadron 88 have thought better of publishing a promo video on YouTube.


Related Topix: Startups, Australia, World News,

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Vibes Webinar: Passbook + Apple Pay: 5 Things Marketers Need to Know...

Vibes, a mobile marketing leader , will hold a webinar to present the five things marketers need to know about Passbook and Apple Pay. The webinar will include guest speakers John Haro, CTO of Vibes, and Julie Novack, executive vice president of mobile solutions for Vibes.


Related Topix: Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Startups, iPhone

Hindustan Times

ManwaLaage approaches three million hits in two days

The romantic song Manwa Laage , starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in the forthcoming film Happy New Year has crossed 2.7 million hits in two days, racing fast towards 3 million hits. Watch Deepika swoon over SRK in Happy New Year song Manwa Laage, the second song from Farah Khan's upcoming Bollywood heist drama, has been composed by Vishal-Shekhar and so far viewed by 2,677,043 people on Youtube since its release on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Shahrukh Khan, Arts, Cinema, Deepika Padukone, Bollywood, Vishal-Shekhar, Startups


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