The MovieGoer App: You are More Influential than Roger Ebert | Technology Nettle’s MovieGoer app makes you the critic I want to listen to. Nettle’s new MovieGoer app is only one example of the dominating trend. The Google Ventures-backed startup created MovieGoer with the goal of making going to the movies a more social experience. With Facebook and Twitter integrated into the app, MovieGoer lets you comment on movies you see and follow the movies your friends are seeing too. This is not a totally novel idea.
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Bumebox launches for customizing business social media - Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal Bumebox announced the launch of its social publishing platform that focuses on customization for events and promotions. Staff Silicon Valley Business Journal Bumebox Inc. on Friday announced the launch of its social publishing platform that focuses on customization for events and promotions. The Palo Alto startup said it is also the social media partner for fashion event Magic and that next month it will power the Universal Sports' realtime social module for the Rugby World Cup. Bumebox said its service lets businesses "create a viral environment as your followers join the conversation; attract new participants and potential customers" as well as customize for individual brands, enable on-site buying and analytics. Founded in 2011, Bumebox is led by CEO Jon Fahrner.
Social Cloud: BumeBox, Real-time Social Media Events in a Big Way Social Cloud: BumeBox, Real-time Social Media Events in a Big Way Matching the meteoric rise of social media with Cloud-based applications is BumeBox, a social media marketing startup that creates the equivalent of a big-time expo for your online fans. This helps to achieve the main online ROI goal that most online businesses are looking for, that is to convert fans and visitors into paying customers.
How 'Titanic 3D' Will Have an Awesomely Social Premiere [EXCLUSIVE] James Cameron's historic blockbuster Titanic will be re-released next month, but its 3D big-screen presentation isn't the only modern twist. The film's March 27 premiere in London will also feature a possibly unprecedented level of social integration. The event will be live streamed at live.titanicredcarpet.com, where the company BumeBox will be integrating interactive conversational capabilities for Twitter-savvy fans at home. As Alex Zane hosts the red carpet arrivals and never-before-seen footage is interspersed with the live coverage, tweeters at home will be able to join the fun by submitting questions for arrivals and providing their own commentary using the hashtag #titanicredcarpet.
Don't be alarmed if you're approached on Twitter, Facebook, Myspace or Foursquare to make a donation to a film. Indie filmmakers are bullish on social media, using tenuous relationships with social media friends to fund their films. Some films have raised as much as $25,000 or more (or so they say), while others struggle to raise enough money to feed their film crew for a weekend. Indiegogo, Biracy and Kickstarter are three social media crowdfunding platforms that facilitate the process of collecting contributions. Grassroots Social Media Campaigns Help Crowdfund Indie Films
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