Thursday, February 26, 2009

Playing around with Google Maps

Just playing around with Google Maps on my blog. Seeing what works and what doesn't work.

This is a map pointing to the metropolis of Longford, Kansas - home of Longford Water. Read more about it at my friend Marci Penner's blog -

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

SuperBowl Tweets - technology is invading (and it is a good thing)

COOL interactive map of twitter activity during the SuperBowl. I LOVE technology! What a way to see who and where people were watching and talking about during the SuperBowl!

Map of Popular Super Bowl Words Used on Twitter - Interactive Graphic -

Monday, February 09, 2009

Be Prepared - your popcorn might make you sick????

Will the salmonella-laced peanut scare ever end? The latest barrage of peanut-laced product recall includes caramel corn that the Boy Scouts sold.
Popcorn Sold By Georgia Boy Scouts Recalled - News Story - WSB Atlanta

At least the BSA is warning folks with a link at the top of their website to the FDA recall

Some SuperBowl ad statistics

Here are some interesting stats regarding last weekend's Super Bowl ads. From reading this article, kudos goes to the folks at Denny's......

MediaPost Publications Fini: Superbowl Wrap 02/09/2009

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Have you shared your 25 things?

People are sharing more and more about themselves on Facebook and the latest "viral note" regarding 25 things about themselves is making headlines. I've had my underclass communication studies students do an assignment like this since I began teaching full time in 2005, although my students have to generate 101 things. It really helps them figure out who they are.....
Facebook friends share '25 Things' with the world -