Facebook Launches Trends- Homage to Twitter?

Facebook ads trends a la Twitter via @communityagency

In a move to build the foundation for yet another ad product, Facebook launched Trends. The groundwork for Facebook trends was set out 2 months ago after the implantation of hashtag functionality. On August 7th, a Facebook rep told Mashable “Today we started running a small test that displays topics trending on Facebook. It is […]

“#Winning” With Memes

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What do Charlie Sheen, that Kony 2012 video, and a double rainbow all have in common? At a first glance – not a thing. One celebrity’s harebrained hashtags, a truly awe inspiring video, and a meteorological phenomenon (x2!!) draw few obvious parallels. Well, except for the fact that they are all examples of Internet memes. […]

2011 As Told Through Twitter


2011 was an interesting year. The population hit 7 billion, and there was speculation of a rapture that never came. Vancouver showed the world what sore losers really look like, while the Mavericks became the first NBA team to lose game 3 but still win the finals. Rebecca Black released what is possibly the worst […]