Posts tagged hashtags

10.15.12 — Hashtags, Images, Sacca

October 16, 2012 by scott / Comment (0)

Check this out — ESPNU is starting to INTEGRATE fan-shot video into sports highlights! I have been talking about this for a while, I will be talking about it even more in the months ahead — there is a TON of fan-shot content, video & still imagery from shows and events. And we as an industry are barely doing anything with ANY of it.

Every single TV show, every single commercial, every single event, every single promotion has a hashtag attached to it now. And yet the music industry is the last to latch on to this practice.

Seriously, can you name the hashtag Read More…

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    Tipsheet Email April 23, 2012 — Using Storify, Hashtags to Tap Fan Power

    May 14, 2012 by scott / Comment (0)

    Anybody catch this post from the LA Times yesterday?

    The subject is nothing remarkable, just the 10,000th update from Coachella.

    No, the subject is nothing special, but how the article was put together IS.

    You see, 90% of the article’s content is pulled from other sources, using the platform Storify.

    Storify is one of a handful of new platforms that lets reporters and bloggers easily tell and enhance their stories from all around the web, pulling content from Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, flickr, Instagram, RSS, and others.

    Storify hasn’t had their breakthrough moment. Yet. But look at their user base, and you see Read More…

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