Tag Archives: Crowd Sourcing

Why is reddit so popular?

An avid Instagram user and moderately less so Facebook and Twitter user, I’ve always been intrigued by the social media platform called reddit. Incredibly, reddit’s users have been able to create a cross between front page news, memes, and rabbit-hole Internet wandering. … Continue reading

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Hashtags don’t track Sh#t

Last week when Instagram suggested which users and  postings I would like based on the people I follow, my feed was inundated with pictures of the runway called Coachella. So as I began to research what I was interested in … Continue reading

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If only Batman used a Crowd Sourcing Tool

Not sure if anyone who is reading this blog post watches Gotham on Fox, but I sure do. It’s a new version of Batman, only Bruce Wayne is still a kid and the main character is really Detective Jim Gordan, … Continue reading

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6 Figure Support in 45 Minutes Sends Inner City Students to Harvard

The photographer and blogger, Brandon Stanton, thought it would be really cool to capture photographs of all New York City inhabitants, so in 2010 he set out to tackle 10,000 for starters, and plot their photos on a map. The … Continue reading

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Beyonce, Salma Hayek and Frida Giannini “Chime for Change”

Beyonce, Salma Hayek and Gucci’s Creative Director, Frida Giannini lend their voices (and faces) for “Chime for Change”, a new global campaign to raise funds and awareness for girls’ and women’s empowerment. Founded by Gucci, the campaign serves to convene, … Continue reading

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Corporate Innovation in the Age of Crowd-sourcing–Google vs. Apple

In the “Bright Ideas” section of this Sunday’s NY Times Business section, Steve Lohr discusses innovation in the digital age. Google– the bottom-up model– is morphing into the top-down model of Apple’s founder Steve Jobs. Yet both are seeking to … Continue reading

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