The Latest Social Media Revolution Video

By Erik Qualman – author of Socialnomics

“Each day, 20% of Google searches have never been searched before.” That is quite something.

1 in 5 divorces are blamed on Facebook as well.

Keeps you thinking!

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15th Annual Webby Award Nominees

The Webby Awards are dedicated to “recognizing achievement in websites, online film and video, mobile web and interactive advertising.”

Winners will be announced May 3 and honored in New York City on June 13.

Some of the major category nominees include (to watch videos or listen to music from the nominees, click on the category names):

Best Viral Video

  • “The Twitter Movie Trailer – Rated Awesome”
  • “Bed Intruder Song” (Autotune the News Remix)
  • “The Sandpit”
  • “The Digital Story of Nativity”
  • “Aides Graffiti”

Best Music

  • Arcade Fire — “The Wilderness Downtown”
  • The Johnny Cash Project
  • Thomas Dolby — ‘The Toadlickers’
  • SOUR — “Mirror”
  • “The Sandpit”

Best Viral Marketing

  • OK Go — “This Too Shall Pass”
  • Old Spice Response Campaign
  • Mad Men Yourself
  • True Blood Live Feed
  • Google Translate for Animals

Best Community

  • Twitter
  • Tumblr
  • COLOURlovers
  • Cuteness.com Pet Community
  • OpenIDEO

Best Mobile Games

  • Angry Birds
  • Farmville for iPhone
  • Fruit Ninja
  • Grover’s Special Number
  • AMCtv.com Mad Men Cocktail Culture app

Best Social Media

  • Behance Network
  • HootSuite Social Media Dashboard
  • Vimeo
  • 1000 Memories
  • The Influence Project

You can see the full list of nominees at WebbyAwards.com.