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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marty is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn't start trouble in class.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 02:32 am
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