How’s .awesome for a domain name suffix? By the end of next year, that and countless other options will become available to companies and organizations with legitimate claims to specific domain names, thanks to a new decision by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
“The Internet body that oversees domain names voted on Monday to end restricting them to suffixes like .com or .gov and will receive applications for new names from January 12 next year with the first approvals likely by the end of 2012,” Reuters reports.Read more
SocialCode conducted a randomized campaign among Facebook users in Iowa and New Hampshire to gauge the power of specific messages for seven potential contenders for the Republican presidential nomination. Between May 23 and June 4, Facebook users in these critical early voting states were asked to show support by clicking “Like” in response to randomly displayed image combinations of seven declared or prospective candidates (or a GOP elephant) with five common Republican messages.
“We believe this message test shows just how effective Facebook is as both an advertising and research platform for brands and politicians,” said Laura O’Shaughnessy, General Manager at SocialCode. “Campaigns like this on Facebook give advertisers powerful insights into specific audiences and messages and allow advertisers to quickly understand what is resonating with a targeted group.”Read more
Talk about putting all your eggs in one basket… is incendiary speech and right-wing hubris enough [http://bit.ly/lDkrSl] to fully fuel an online exodus of viewers? Though a bold move by Beck, perhaps not yet the right time… or content. We shall see.Read more
How much do you use your Mobile Phone right now when you travel? I haven’t actually booked yet, but I use my phone for flight status, city guides, bus schedules and… of course… dining out. But this travel revolution has only just begun!Read more
53% of the women surveyed said they purchased a smartphone as a direct result of becoming a mom. The most important features of her phone changed from address book and text messaging to the camera, up 78% to #1, and video camera, which increased by 167% to #2.Read more