Beyond Entertainment | Social Media as a Tool for Marketers

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Since its inception into the mainstream fabric of people’s lives, social media and the concept of social networking has gone through a rather peculiar evolutionary transition. The capability for a social app to monetize is now the new standard – like it or not.

Gravity Summit - Social Media for Sports and Entertainment

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012 -- Gravity Summit - Social Media for Sports and Entertainment. Gravity Summit is the premiere social media conference focused on business. Event includes sports teams, studios, technology, mobile, content, gaming. See [link] (more

Social Media Breakfast LA

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 -- Social Media Breakfast LA. Jason Pollock (founder of Boom Content), will discuss how social media is changing the landscape of the entertainment industry. He will discuss current trends, how organizations and people are using Facebook and Twitter, and what emerging technologies and trends are popping up in Silicon Valley. See [link] (more

Celebrities in Social Media

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Monday, September 19, 2011 -- Celebrities in Social Media. With entertainment and advertising luminaries testing the waters of the digital space, this panel examines the most effective ways in which content creators can capture the attention of brands and create content that will not only resonate with its target audience, but be organically integrated so audiences do not feel as though they are watching ads.

More investors are betting on virtual influencers like Lil Miquela

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Meanwhile, new venture-backed companies like the superstealthy Shadows, SuperPlastic and Toonstar are all developing virtual characters that will launch via social media channels like Snap and Instagram, or on their own platforms.

Deeper Social Media: Social Art/Entertainment vs Social Games

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011 -- Deeper Social Media: Social Art/Entertainment vs Social Games. Virtual Goods, free to play games, social media, globally sourced content creation, social art and entertainment; the mix is growing wildly. Entertainment is no longer Star Wars and Pong. Twitter and Facebook have taken us massively social.

Social Media Marketing Dinner

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Thursday, June 25, 2009 -- Social Media Marketing Dinner. Join iHollywood Forum as we re-launch our popular monthly dinner series looking at whats next for the business of entertainment. Well look at latest trends in social media, branded entertainment, audience tracking, interactive ads, integrated and cross-platform marketing and much more, backed up by video case studies.

Fifty years of the internet

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Here one can list pervasive search engines, access to extensive information repositories, consumer aids, entertainment, education, connectivity among humans, etc. Leonard Kleinrock. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

Digital LA - Social Media for Social Good panel

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011 -- Digital LA - Social Media for Social Good panel. Join us for our panel on how charities and other organizations use social media and entertainment / celebrity for social good. See [link] (more

Social Media Trend Spotting Turns $20,000 into over $2 million

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To entertain us and/or inform. Cheers to discovering a real return on using social media. . Recently when at Blog World I got an advance copy of “Laughing at Wall Street” by Chris Camillo. He teaches how to take the risk out of being risky.

The makers of the virtual influencer, Lil Miquela, snag real money from Silicon Valley

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The account “hack” was architected by brud as part of an ongoing virtual reality drama playing out on Instagram and other social media platforms between avatars it had developed, all designed to attract media attention, according to people with knowledge of brud and its plans.

Next 10 Ventures is launching an incubator for YouTube personalities

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“I have three kids ages 9, 7 and 4 and I’ve seen it there too in how they are consuming media. Looking ahead over the next 10 years, this is going to be the way consumers are [being entertained], accessing insights and knowledge, and connecting.”

This Generation Will Be Fine: Why Social Media Won’t Ruin Us

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Parents I know are concerned that children will not know how to socialize and that technology is ruining people’s ability to effectively converse with each other. But, the truth is that people will always be looking for new ways to be entertained, consume media, and engage with each other. “We

Future Forum ? Entertainment: The Convergence of Technology and Media

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -- Future Forum – Entertainment: The Convergence of Technology and Media. The business strategy has gone to more vertical integration of companies who have cable, TV, and film arms, as well as theme parks and digital media. Burgeoning technologies like Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are also emerging as the go-to for the gaming world and other forms of entertainment.

Full Speed Ahead! Social Media Week Is Here!

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Social Media Week (SMW) is finally here and is set to be one amazing week filled with panels, discussions, networking, and much more. What is Social Media Week? Social Media Week is a global platform that connects people, content, and conversation around emerging trends in social and mobile media. Social Media Week as partnered up with Ustream to bring some of the events live.

Fizziology Expands In The UK

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Hollywood-based social media research company Fizziology said this morning that it has launched a new, U.K. Fizzilogy provides online social media monitoring of Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and other sites to help the media, entertainment, and sports industry track trends.

USC Entertainment Technology Center Names CEO

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The University of Southern California's Entertainment Technology Center , which is part of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, said this week that it has named a new CEO. The center--which promotes and runs projects between the entertainment and technology industry--said it has appointed Kenneth S. He also has served at Captive Media, Ascent Media Group, and Technicolor Digital Cinema.

Action Sports and Social Media Live Wednesday

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Tomorrow starting at 8pm PST We will be live streaming ( click here to view live stream ) the "Action Sports + Social Media Marketing Mash Up" event put on by SoCal Action Sports Network.

Digital LA: Branded Entertainment Panel Live!

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Join us tonight live at 8pm PST from UCLA Korn Hall for Digital LA’s Branded Entertainment panel right here on TechZulu. They’ll discuss how content creators and brands work together to create, develop, and market digital branded entertainment.

TechZulu Tech W(rap) | Weekly Tech Roundup Ep. 5

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From Social Media stocks, Facebook drones to Obama pushing to have the fastest computer in the world. Referenced Stories / More Info : Social Media Stocks :: [link]. Look alive! Its episode 5 of the TechZulu Tech W(rap).

TeamDom Raises $1M For Influencer Marketing

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Los Angeles-based TeamDom , a new startup started by 19-year old social media star Jake Paul, disclosed today that it has raised $1M in a funding round. Paul says on his Linkedin profile that Teamdom is a "modern�day media conglomerate focused on building powerful brands, stories, celebrities, and businesses around Teen Entertainment And Media. jake paul teamdom influencer marketing venture capital content hollywood disney socialmedia social media

Facebook's Impact on Entertainment PR and Marketing

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Monday, September 19, 2011 -- Facebook's Impact on Entertainment PR and Marketing. Learn first-hand from an all-star panel how the entertainment industry is using Facebook and other top social networking platforms. Social Media Week LA. PRSA LA. Well cover best practices, case studies and strategies for success (as well as those to avoid). The panel will include representatives from Facebook, major studios, talent agencies and PR/digital marketing firms.

Digital LA – Entertainment Apps: “There’s an App for That” panel Live!

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Join us tomorrow as TechZulu brings you the Digital LA Entertainment Apps panel live featuring speakers from Disney ABC TV, FOX, Universal, Comcast, Fandango, Mobile Roadie, etc. Tags: Advertising & PR Arts & Entertainment Events Social Media Android Applications Apps BlackBerry Comcast Digital LA Disney Fandango Fox iPad iPhone Mobile Roadie Universal

Facebook + TV = Your Show

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Social Studios TV introduces you to a new (beta) Facebook app called, Your Show and bridges the gap between TV and social media. Social Studios TV thought there was something missing in the social media world.

Ford’s Autonomic Pairs With Alibaba Cloud On Mobility Hub for China

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Together, the two companies plan to offer a standardized platform where all participants in the transportation ecosystem—including Ford’s rival automakers—can build services, from their own ride-hailing apps to entertainment channels for passengers marking time in self-driving.

REACH NeXT Announces Keynote Speaker Rob Maigret of Sphero

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Prior to Sphero, Rob was SVP of Global Creative at Disney Interactive, the digital entertainment and games segment of The Walt Disney Company. DigiSynd manages Disney’s brand presence in the social media space. Are you a fan of Star Wars? Who isn’t?!

WESAWIT | Experience Events Through The Eyes of The Crowd

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The mobile app and website that allows people to capture and share images and videos of events through social media. The cool thing is we were not only taught about film and TV, but also about new media. One of our teachers was teaching new media and it was really inspiring.

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Digital LA: Digital Comics Panel With The Punisher Himself (Thomas Jane)

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We’ll discuss how comics and comic book characters are part of an overall entertainment franchise, including animation, games, movies, iPad apps, web series, and promotion via social media. TQ Jefferson, Marvel Entertainment, VP of Production, Games @Marvel.

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Fireside Chat with Cameron Olthuis | VP of Search and Social Strategies at CBS Interactive

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TechZulu is excited to invite you on April 24, 2013 at 7pm , to a fireside chat with Cameron Olthuis , VP of Search and Social Strategies at CBS Interactive. Cameron will share his experience on Search and Social Strategies for Start ups. Metacritic MTV Performa Media Samsung ZDNet

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Digital LA – Hosts Go Digital: Specialties Panel Live

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The expert host panelists will discuss how hosts can use digital to specialize in areas such as entertainment, fashion, health, news, etc. Advertising & PR Arts & Entertainment Events New Media Social MediaJoin Digital LA and TechZulu on Feb. 15 as we bring you a live panel discussion on Hosts Go Digital: Specialties! Visit TechZulu for full story.

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Pepsi Co’s Bough crowns SXSWi the “Davos of Digital”

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During our interview with PepsiCo's Bonin Bough at South by Southwest Interactive, the company's director of global social media enthusiastically called the conference the "Davos of Digital." Advertising & PR Arts & Entertainment Entrepreneurship New Media News Social Media SXSW 2011 Video Bonin Bough Breakout Band Davos Ellen McGirt Evil Genius Japan Pepsi Pepsi Max PepsiCo SupperShopper

YouTube Marketing | Top 8 Tips to Increase Sales with Video

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Nick Tran, Director of Social Media for Taco Bell. Evan Bregman, Director of Digital Media at Electus said, “If we wanted to cut through the clutter of all the different youtube channels ….

Web TV Workshop Pro-Panel Series: Creating A Web Series From The Ground Up

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Tags: Advertising & PR Arts & Entertainment Social Media Video Jeremy McMillan Kristyn Burtt Matt Bolish Michael Redford Carney New Media Pro Panel Series Social Media Damian Pelliccione The Web Files Web Series Web TV Workshop

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15 Hacks to Raise the Most Money for Your Indiegogo Campaign

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This is where you go to influencers, bloggers, media and press, but instead of saying May 9th, tell them a later date (for example, Tuesday May 11th) and ask them to wait to publish any news on your campaign until that later date (May 11th). Social Profiles.

Best Reads for Casual Friday: Big Tech Businesses Gets Political

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Time to curl up in your cubicle, pop open one of these in-depth, entertaining reads, and catch up on some of what you missed during a busy week. You’ve made it to Friday.