Social Media

DrupalCon 2009 DC: Highlights

April 29, 2009

OHO, a certified Acquia Drupal partner, had a significant presence at DrupalCon DC last month. OHO developers, designers, and project managers headed down from Boston to attend dozens of sessions. The two DrupalCon topics that really caught our interest involved Apache SOLR and Facebook.

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OHO to Present at New England Museum Association Conference

April 28, 2009

Chief Creative Officer and Managing Director Jason Smith has been invited to speak at the 2009 New England Museum Association Conference.

His topic will be: "Web 2.0: You've Lost Control of Your Internet Marketing."

The session will briefly introduce the concept of Web 2.0 – that is, the cultural shift towards user-created and highly-personalized content – and then dive into exploring how to best use Web 2.0 applications such as YouTube, Flickr, and FaceBook to build relationships and promote your organization.

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Sports Stars Use Twitter to Connect to Fans

March 29, 2009

Sports stars and coaches including Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and basketball player Shaquille O'Neal have been among a set of athletes using the micro-blogging, social networking web application Twitter to connect with fans and even give away tickets.
Boston.com reports a recent Twitter post from Shaquille O'Neal:
"I have one ticket left at will call under twitter, first one there its yurs just say twitter" - March 25, 5:08 p.m.

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Twitter Usage Nearly Doubles in Six Months

March 23, 2009

The PEW Internet & American Life Project announced that as of December 2008, 11% of adults used Twitter or similar service to share updates about themselves and to read updates about others. In May 2008, just 6% of adults reported using this type of service and in November 2008, 9% of adults reported using this type of service.

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Brooklyn Museum Adds Social Networking Membership Level

March 19, 2009

The Brooklyn Museum has rolled out a $20/annual membership aimed at reaching 20 and 30-something year olds. It is called 1stFans. In addition to providing access to exclusive on-site mingling events, members get exclusive content created by artists via social networking tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr – and, for the less socially networked – e-mail.
Learn more about 1stFans Memberships.

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