Trending News Monday...

Today, the Internet erupted with reactions from the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby 5-4 decision. Yesterday, however, pride was the word over the weekend. While cities such as Chicago and Seattle were hosting pride parades, members of the LGBT community were reacting to other stories that made...

Funny Friday: Soccer...

Ann Coulter has called shenanigans on soccer in her The Clarion Ledger post. Ridiculous? @TheTweetofGod thinks so. Ann Coulter’s column about how soccer is an example of the decay of America, is an example of the decay of America. http://t.co/nxbNxddNFG — God (@TheTweetOfGod) June 26, 2014...

Throwback Thursday: ...

The Redskins are coming under fire regularly for their inherently racist name, and he already controversial Redskins caused a ripple on social media this week. This time it wasn’t from their owner but their cheerleaders. After the cheerleaders posted their #TrendyTuesday (made up of the...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

While the Luis Suarez World Cup bite controversy might have much of the world indirectly upset with Uruguay (and the fact that they’ve advanced to the Round of 16), this Wisdom.Applied Wednesday, we’re highlighting a part of Uruguayan culture that the world can rally behind:...

Two for Tuesday: Panem Propaganda Engage Hunger Games Fans Jun24

Two for Tuesday: Pan...

The integration of digital assets into any marketing campaign is becoming increasingly vital, especially as the marketers are increasingly targeting younger and younger consumers (who are growing more dependent on technology). It comes as no surprise that marketers are using highly integrated...

Trending News Monday...

From the pitch to the pen, the top three stories circulating on social media this weekend either involved soccer or the slammer… or both, and we’ve collected them all here for today’s Trending News Monday.   News from the Pitch: Dramatic USA-Portugal Match The USMNT had a chance to...

Just for Fun Friday:...

The 2014 World Cup competition is well under way, and teams are fighting each other to advance from the preliminary group play stage. So far in this year’s competition, there have been a total of 60 goals, all of which have incited pride and depression across the globe as spectators gather to...

Throwback Thursday: A History of Baseball Jun19

Throwback Thursday: ...

Today’s Throwback Thursday, and we’re throwing it all the way to 1846. The first official U.S.A. baseball game was played on June 19th, 1846 in Hoboken, NJ against New York Knickerbockers and the New York Base Ball Club. (I learned this fun little courtesy of a game of trivia with a few...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

The world of social media is constantly evolving. What’s commonplace today was unimaginable ten years ago. So how can marketers and social media gurus keep pace with whatever happens next? The answer to that question may come from Reddit. Reddit, which bills itself as the “front page of the...

Two for Tuesday: Tec...

If the World Cup is doing one thing outside the sports arena, it’s showing that the web is alive and well in South America. Latin America is one area that has seen tremendous growth in gaining access to the Internet. Most of this growth is through the increased reach of mobile phone...

Trending World Cup N...

While the Spurs may have cut the grudge-match NBA Finals short yesterday, defeating the Heat 104 to 87, the 2014 FIFA World Cup is just getting started. Group play is underway, with Groups G and H getting their first group games in over the next two days. Thus far, the tournament has spawned...

Funny Friday the 13t...

Friday the 13th has the reputation of being a superstitious and eerie day, but how did it become such an unlucky day? My guess is it was way before the movie Friday the 13th. But to be sure, I decided to do a little research. As it turns out, the superstition dates back centuries, and some of...

Throwback Thursday: ...

With Brazil and Croatia’s kickoff earlier today, the 2014 FIFA World Cup is officially underway. As I’m writing for a largely American audience, I’m just sensing a “why should I care” response—especially since baseball is in full swing and the NBA and Stanley Cup Finals are both well...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

Almost all of us have been victimized by this: you accidentally left your Facebook or Twitter account open somewhere public, and someone hacked it. Maybe they changed your birthday or wrote an embarrassing status or tweet. The truth is, hacked social media accounts happen all the time, and...

Two for Tuesday: Coc...

Coca-Cola, official 2014 World Cup partner, has proven something of a lightning rod in recent years with regards to its attempts to tackle health and weight issues surrounding its products in its advertising. This Two for Tuesday, we’re featuring two ad campaigns in recent years where...