What the F**K is Social Media: One Year Later

Excessive profanity perhaps, but still an excellent deck by Marta Kagan.

The King – Whopper Freakout

Americans going mental when the Whopper is removed from the menu at a local Burger King. Via Timotuz and orginally Therése Jonsson.

Whopper vs. Big Mac? Which one is more important to its overall brand and perception?

For decisions that matter, Bing & decide

After being up a day or two, Microsoft launched their first Bing ad push a couple of hours ago.

For decisions that matter, Bing & decide

This slogan and video is part of the $100M that Microsoft reportedly are willing to spend on the Bing promotion, good or bad? I took this video from the Bing YouTube channel, is it comedy (or clever) that they’re utilizing a Google-property to reach critical mass among users?

I’m still torn about the name (to put it polite), the reasoning behind the name is of course that it’s easy to “verb up“, while evangelizing the phrase “Bing me” or “Bing it” as reported by Wired. Another comment about the name that Steve Ballmer has made is “We [Microsoft] just wanted something that “unambiguously says ‘search.'” — yeah, about that Steve – I’m not so sure about that one. It’s going to be really interesting to see how it performs over the next few weeks though.

One thing is certain though, Oscar Karlsten the chess player, who started playing Chess for Boden’s Chess Club in 1928 is way more popular over at Bing than on Google. Dammit!

Spotify Mobile: Swedish wizkids does it again

Yesterday at the Developers Conference Google I/O in San Francisco, Gustav Söderström – the Spotify mobileguru showed the audience a working demo of Spotify for mobile on the Google Android platform. Looks exactly as smooth, simple and fast as I was expecting. I’m pretty confident it is set to be a major success.