Also worth reading this #TechCrunch article by on how Flickr 3.0 incorporates several of #Yahoo 's acquisitions: http://techcrunch.com/2014/04/17/yahoo-acquisitions-power-flickrs-new-object-recognition-search-editing-and-video-capture/
There are a few requirements though -- obviously need 1,000 followers, but have posts containing relevant content AND you've opted in share endorsements for G+ pages.
Is this a win for brands?
#Marketers #Advertising #SocialMedia #Google
"[Google] X is tasked with making actual objects that interact with the physical world, which to a certain extent gives logical coherence to the four main projects that have so far emerged from X: driverless cars, Google Glass, high-altitude Wi-Fi balloons, and glucose-monitoring contact lenses. Mostly, X seeks out people who want to build stuff, and who won't get easily daunted."
- Orange Silicon ValleyStrategy and Research Content Lead, 2014 - present
- TheLetterTwo.comInteractive Strategist, 2004 - present
- The Next WebBay Area Reporter, 2012 - 2014
- Bub.blicio.usEditor-in-Chief, 2009 - 2012
- Kane & Finkel Healthcare CommunicationsInteractive Producer, 2010 - 2012
- JESS3Contractor, 2010 - 2011
- StarrTech InteractiveAccount Coordinator/Project Manager, 2003 - 2005
- Oahu Visitors BureauMarketing Manager, 2006
- DraftFCBSenior Interactive Producer, 2009
- iStrategyLabsProject Manager, 2008
- Destination DCeMarketing Manager, 2006 - 2008
- Network SolutionsContributing Blogger, 2009 - 2010
- Stage TwoSocial Media Strategist, 2009 - 2010
Ken is a Strategy and Research Content Lead for Orange Silicon Valley. For years, he's been working with client and companies helping them strategize and produce interactive campaigns using the latest technologies. Whether it's building compelling websites to email marketing, online advertising, social media, and even to producing a mobile application, Ken endeavours to find the best web solution for those he serves while also making sure it has the "WOW" appeal.
Previously, he was the Bay Area reporter (San Francisco Editor) with The Next Web, Ken is focused on witnessing the next great thing to happen in the tech industry that will truly be something that brands and companies will flock to. What will be the next Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or even the next Apple? No one knows, but Ken hopes that he'll be able to find out about it soon.
Past experiences have included working in the travel/tourism & hospitality industry, non-profit, education, government, finance, real estate, and pharmaceutical/healthcare space. Ken's a past member of the American Marketing Association-Hawaii Chapter Board of Directors and has recently been a contributing blogger to Crenk.com and Network Solutions, while also being the Editor-in-Chief of the tech lifestyle blog, Bub.blicio.us. He has a Marketing degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
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