What is Google in 2011?
On its blog this week, Google posted this video that attempts to capture its essence. Nicely done, I’d say.
Why I Hate Facebook
As if Facebook didn’t have the Google juggernaut breathing down its neck with its boffo launch of Google+, a PR bi-product of a potentially competitive social network surfaces those who question Facebook’s flaws. Here’s a clever clip on showing ten things we hate about Facebook.
Mad Mobile Money
IAB’s mobile chief predicts $1 billion in mobile ad sales THIS YEAR. (exclusive via Beet.TV)
After what seems like the longest gestation period of any startup I know, social music site Spotify finally arrived on our shores via invitation only. Fortunately, I was tuned in to TheNextWeb’s Twitterstream when TNW editor Zee Kane offered up a password. I signed on, registered and soon learned that I could share my iTunes’ playlists with my Facebook friends, among other things. Neat. Now the big question: which is more of a time sync: Spotify or Turntable.fm? (via The Atlantic)
For the infographics crowd, here’s a newly launched company that focuses on nothing but. (via VideoCrunch)
On A Need-to-Know Basis
Here’s a quirky (or is it edgy?) video clip of “the five things you need to know this week” (via @prnewser)
If you haven’t heard, Harry is back for the last time on celluloid. Here’s a faux trailer remade to Rebecca Black’s “Friday:”