What a week…
EU unemployment is on the rise, The Stones threaten to blackout Glastonbury and the IKEA monkey has been taken to court! It hasn’t been all bad, though. Here’s the latest and greatest in social media that’s caught our eye:
The Taco Bell team is at it again. This week the fast food chain sent out customised rings to its top eight social media-savvy followers. The recipients were chosen based on their unique (weird) habit of only posting tweets/ instagram photos related to the Mexican fast food chain. Nachos supreme, please.
The company has teamed up with Massachusetts-based engineering firm MC10 to develop a special tattoo containing a set of flexible electronic circuits which attach to skin like a rubber stamp. Could this mean the end of those awkward secret passwords?
While the Swedish giant still claims the lead with 6 million subscribers, the new French based service is quickly picking up steam. The programme currently features 25 million tracks in its catalogue, 5 million more than Spotify.
There’s been lot’s of talk about Google Glass lately, and the new potential it brings to ‘lifelogging,’ the concept of recording one’s life through use of video, sound, and imagery. But a new documentary is reminding us that lifelogging has existed since the 1980s, back when we did things the old fashioned way. This, of course, means strapping a 15 lb camera to your forehead, using duct tape to secure the device around your head, and pushing play. The original Google Glass. Take a look: