Being paid for watching commercials


These commercials are integrated in the videogames. The commercials can be found in over 350 different games which you can play through Facebook. Unfortunetaly you won’t become rich, watching these commercials: you will receive around €0,07 in Facebook credits, which you can spend on Facebook deals.


Your own social media theatre


This theatre is designed by Aaron Jones, it’s a theatre where visitors plug in their smartphones and play music and video’s from youtube or their own movies. At this way one is able to create one’s own theatre night through social media.

Tweet insurance


Representatives of the Canadian insurance company Kiln are developing a new insurance that protects companies from claims and damage by tweets. The insurance company doesn’t exclude that other social media with be part of this insurance in the future.


Online gifts via Giftee’s


Giftee is an online service that lets users send small “thank you” gifts via Twitter. Gift-givers begin by registering on the Giftee site and indicate the Twitter ID of the recipient they have in mind. They then choose a gift from Giftee’s, type a message and pay by credit card. A gift tweet is then sent via Twitter to the recipient, who need to log in to receive it. The gifts are currently limited to online shops in Japan. Donations can also be made via Giftee to the Red Cross Japan.

Inspiration from 2009: Second Porch


Renting a vacation home has became easier. Second Porch makes renting vacation homes a reliable process by offering several social tools to get in touch with the homeowner and get noticed of the expierences of others. A nice example of transparancy and how social media is used.

Twister Restaurant in Kiev


Do you need some inspiration for designing a restaurant? Check out The CoolHunter website for more inspirational pictures.

Find all parties on Queensday with this iPhone app


A clear overview of all the Queensday parties in your neighbourhood, sending tweets, practice the national anthem, follow the photostream, stay up to date with the latest train information and see where all your friends hang out on April 30. The Queensday 2011 application is now available.

Book a restaurant table via Facebook


Reservationbook eTender has developed a Facebook application that enables visitors to book a table directly on the Facebook page of a restaurant. “Eetcafé Aangenaam”  in Haarlem is the first who offers this application.


KLM introduces Travlr: traveling based on social media


KLM introduces a new way to find your ultimate destination: KLM Travlr. It is an online search tool, based on your interests, which collects relevant content from a variety of social media sources and processeses it into a travel advice. The platform is developed by Tribal DDB.

Wine tasting via Twitter


In 2008 we saw serveral organized events on Twitter, like a winetasting, organized by Bin Ends Wine in the United States. Three weeks in advance you have to order the wine, before participating on the winetasting. Nowadays more and more events are organized on Twitter, like Twiners (dinners), Twirrels (drinks) and Tweetjams.

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