Postado por lukso | Em English Version | No dia10-03-2010
For those who cannot leave the computer to rent a movie, virtual rental stores are the solution, but what about those who cannot even get out of Facebook to go look for a good movie to watch? Warner launches a digital video store located inside Facebook.
Everything the user needs to do is to go to the rental page on the social networking, pay a fee of $ 3 or 30 credits from Facebook, to watch the movie. The first movie available is The Dark Knight and the buyer has until 48 hours after the time of purchase to watch it.
It goes without mention that because it is aimed to the lovers of Facebook, Warner allows users to comment about the movie in real time, interact with friends and also update their status. It is also possible to pause and resume the film as the buyer accesses the Facebook.
Postado por lukso | Em English Version | No dia01-03-2010
If you think there isnĀ“t any kind of social network to be launched, you better think again. In March goes on air Chute, which joins Instagram and Path on the group of the specialized in photo sharing social networks.
These social networks still donĀ“t have the level of popularity of Facebook or Twitter, probably because they are exclusive to smartphones, in the case of Instagram it can only be used by those who own an iPhone.
However, with the increase of the number of high quality camera on the cell phones, it is more inclined that these social networks will be as accessed as any other. The user creates a profile and publishes photos, he can also add information such as the place where the picture was taken, comments, and tags. The ultimate goal is the same of any other social network, share experiences and stories, in this case through the images that you see every day, and thanks to modernity and portability, you can share them with the world on a quick and easy way.
Brands are very used to this virtual relationship world, so what can they do using this new type of social network? In fact, there is not a big secret, a good example is CNN, which had already put on air CNN iReporters, website where people create a profile and send stories, news and facts. Now the website also has a profile on Instagram which people can follow and track quickly and in good quality images from anywhere in the world about all kinds of subjects.