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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Twitter to Launch Facebook-style Pages for Brands

Written on April 05, 2011 by R. Depp

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Twitter might start creating branded pages similar to those on Facebook as part of its drive to increase its profits form advertising.

According to reports by Marketing Magazine, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and President of Revenue Adam Bain are spearheading the move. Its goal is to primarily give brands their own page on Twitter where they could deliver tailored messages while encouraging Twitter users to follow them.

The currently limited promotional opportunities for brands on Twitter pushed the site’s management to start considering the improvement, particularly now that similar social media sites are offering promotional tools for businesses.

Meanwhile, the launch of Twitter’s branded pages is seen to roll out in the US first, as its first ads on the platform was introduced in the same location on April 2010. It partners included Starbucks, but such opportunities are yet to be offered in the UK.

However, some reports stated, “a spokesman for Twitter confirmed that ‘strong interest’ from brands meant it is now looking to set up a UK office. He declined to comment on specific advertising plans.”

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Sony’s Virtual Cherry Blossoms Help Raise Funds for Japan

Written on March 27, 2011 by R. Depp

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Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) has come up with in-game virtual items that players can purchase to help the victims of the recent calamities in Japan.

For every purchase of a virtual Cherry Blossoms from March 25 to 28, SOE will donate $10 to the American Red Cross in assistance to relief efforts in Japan.

The Cherry Blossoms will be available through an in-game marketplace in select SOE games. Alternative items can also be purchased in Magic: The Gathering-Tactics, Star Wars Galaxies and PoxNora.

To date, Sony Corporation has donated $3.6 million to it native country. Meanwhile, the initiative of combining philanthropy with social media has proved to be successful in raising funds for various calamities in the recent years. Red Cross was among the first organizations to use social media, using the text-to-donate program to help victims of the Haiti earthquake last year.

Furthermore, social media sites like Tumblr and Facebook also offered alternative ways to aid Japan. Zynga, creator of Farmville and other Facebook-based games, has also come up of ways for players to donate through the purchase of virtual goods in its games.


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Top 10 Social Media Trends of 2011

Written on March 05, 2011 by B Waldorf

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Social media changed the world. These tools made it easier for business owners to expand their networks. But if you are still unfamiliar with the strategies, let All We Like teach you the concepts.

Given the sufficient time, anyone can understand the mechanism of Twitter trends, understood how LinkedIn works and the roundabouts of Facebook. However, if you don’t have the time, AllWeLike has here the summary of trends that currently rule the Internet.

Learn the most sought-after ten social media strategies that can help your personal site or online business gain more web traffic.

1. Location-Based Marketing: These location-wise services will grow in popularity as people become more comfortable checking in to a business. This is the outcome of enhanced safety features such as privacy options and brand offers. Best social networks for this type of trend are Foursquare, Facebook Places and Gowalla. These sites help you out in getting your target market.

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