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  • JB: Digital Admiral - A Teaser Portfolio

    JB: Digital Admiral - A Teaser Portfolio

    Highlighted Projects & Achievements from 2007 - 20016

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  • A Day in the Life of the Internet

    A Day in the Life of the Internet

    While most of us have a good, general, understanding that the Internet is huge; do we really have any idea on the scope of just how big that truly is? According to the infographic below, courtesy of MBAonline.com, the amount of data that we consume and share on a daily basis is almost unfathomable. For instance, every 24 hours, there are 294 billion emails sent. 250 million photos For instance, every 24 hours, there are 294 billion emails sent. 250 million photos are uploaded to Facebook. 864,000 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube. And for the doozy… daily iPhone sales now outpace the human population.

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  • Money, Music and Piracy

    Money, Music and Piracy

    As a part of the whole, digital sales now account for some 20 percent of all recorded music sales across the planet. That number is considerably higher in the United States, topping out at closer to 70 percent. The digital model is just more efficient and convenient for consumers and the industry alike. Gone are costs for manufacturing, packaging, retail space, and retail profit which eat up about 34 percent…

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  • The State of The Internet: 2010

    The State of The Internet: 2010

    The Internet is a big place. How big? Try gigantic. The infographic above, from the folks at Focus, attempts to visually represent some of the mind-boggling numbers that defined the Internet circa 2010 — the result is certainly pretty, but still but still not very easy to wrap your head around. How, for example, does one simply imagine the 2 billion videos being watched on YouTube each and every day? [...]

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  • Top Twitter Trends in 2010

    Top Twitter Trends in 2010

    As the year comes to a close we can’t help but put things into perspective by creating a “year’s best” list of everything imaginable. It happens every year and this year is no exception. The only difference this year is that we get to include areas of the social media explosion that has dramatically altered computer users online behaviors over the past few years. In this post we’ll dive into the top trends [...]

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  • The Rise of Facebook Mobile

    The Rise of Facebook Mobile

    “Facebook recently announced that the site now has 150 million mobile users worldwide. Much of this has to do with the rapid growth of app usage, specifically on smartphones.Perhaps not surprisingly, social networking apps are the the fastest growing category of all apps, with download rates increasing by 240% in the last year. Of these, Facebook apps are tend to be the most popular; [...]“

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  • The Web’s Impact on Entertainment

    The Web’s Impact on Entertainment

    How has the digital revolution affected film, music and the wider entertainment industry? Has iTunes been a good thing or a bad thing for artists? And what should actors, musicians and entertainment professionals do to really utilize the web for their work?
    Ariel “Ari” Emanuel addressed those questions and more in a 45-minute interview on stage at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco [...]

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  • How Marketers Are Utilizing Social Media in 2010

    How Marketers Are Utilizing Social Media in 2010

    “Social media is hot. And for businesses it represents a marketing opportunity that transcends the traditional middleman and connects companies directly with customers. This is why nearly every business on the planet – from giants like Starbucks and IBM to the local ice cream shop — are exploring social media marketing initiatives.” That quote, from [...]

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  • What’s Next For Google

    What’s Next For Google

    Web 2.0 Summit (formerly named Web 2.0 Conference) brings the intelligence, innovation, and leadership of the Internet industry together in one place at one time. Through incisive plenary sessions, frank onstage conversations, rapid-fire “high order bits,” and Launch Pad, visionaries and executives from across the Internet economy present their unique perspective on the Web’s future. Web 2.0 [...]

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  • A Conversation With Mark Zuckerberg

    A Conversation With Mark Zuckerberg

    At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg provided some interesting insight into the current state of Facebook, Internet communication tools, and how the third-highest valued Internet company in the U.S. is enabling the future of social, in an in-depth interview with Tim O’Reilly and Federated Media’s John Battelle. [...]

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