The Rickroll ground to a halt when AVG Technologies took the original video down from YouTube with a copyright complaint.
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Patrick Möller: “The first “Transmedia Mobile Gaming” conference was being held this month in Warsaw. I was invited by Voodoodance to speak there about “Transmedia Storytelling” and to show some cases. These are the slides of my talk.”
See on www.slideshare.net
Liz Shannon Miller: “The Fine Brothers have a long-established reputation for trying new things with web content, and this year, they’re using YouTube’s money to create not just a show, but a fully immersive social media experience and a full line-up of shows”…
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Dan Plant (electricginger): “What is really exciting is that this is a truly transmedia project where the layers of the narrative are built up not only between multiple media channels, but where people can engage in different ways with the plot and actually have an effect on how it evolves.”
See on electricginger.com
Jesse Shapins: “[…] documentary is a relatively fluid genre that operates in so many different contexts at such varied lengths (broadcast news magazines, long-form series, live performance, “listening rooms,” etc.), the people engaged in it are more open to redefining and experimenting with its boundaries than those who are entrenched in more established modes of documentary (e.g., classic voiceover-driven video docs).”
See on www.pbs.org
A new social TV startup called Vidpresso launched a new product today that enables TV operations to easily display tweets and Facebook updates on the air. While the technology isn’t new, the price may catch the eye of cost-conscious TV stations: the product starts at $400 a month.
The interface is very simple. You start by adding social accounts into the system, and the tool displays the latest updates, @ mentions and Facebook comments in an integrated stream. Producers can quickly pick the updates and comments they want and click the “send to air” button.
See on www.lostremote.com