1] A whole new meaning to socially rewarding in the travel world…Social Rewards is a loyalty-marketing program that rewards points to users for tweeting and posting to Facebook about the brands they like. A user can earn five points for a tweet and as much as 250 points if their social-media postings lead to room bookings. “We tap in to a brands existing loyalty program or create custom loyalty programs like the one we did for Luxor [casino in Las Vegas],” says Joseph Morin, co-founder and CEO of Social Rewards….
2] DILO a Social Medialist…While bored traditional sports reporters wait for quotes from the megastars, the NBA’s elite social media team finds images, videos, and moments that take followers up close and behind the scenes of the Finals. We follow–literally–the social media masters during before, during, and after the action to watch how it all works.
From Fast Company
3] “Who said Facebook can’t be used to sell magazines”
Newsweek readers play ‘guess the cover’ on facebook….
From The Daily Beast
and there’s always one isn’t there…
Asides form the slightly psychizo weather, it’s actually all about what’s going down at the 2011 E3 Expo.For all the regular joes out there, here’s Wired’s round up (the FHM of the tech, culture, science world according to Doug) to keep you in the gaming know without over doing it.
And for those like Matt for whom the breaking news of Nintendo’s new console, Wii U is just oh so passé, get your chops around Gametrailers