thetechgets:

Google Street View now lets users go back in time

new Google Maps feature announced on Wednesday will give you the option to look at some locations’ entire histories in Street View so you can see how they’ve changed and evolved over the past few years…

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karenhurley:

To promote the mobile version of the Metro newspaper in Canada, advertising agency Rethink came up with the following campaign. Their idea was to set up a mini dispenser including QR Code, once scanned you were redirected to the app of the newspaper.
Via CreativeCriminals

karenhurley:

To promote the mobile version of the Metro newspaper in Canada, advertising agency Rethink came up with the following campaign. Their idea was to set up a mini dispenser including QR Code, once scanned you were redirected to the app of the newspaper.

Via CreativeCriminals

Take a look at The Case Foundation and Social Media for Nonprofit’s new infographic highlighting four top tips for charities on how to use social media to engage supporters.
This was put together from the results of a recent survey. Read more on the Nonprofit Quarterly website.

Take a look at The Case Foundation and Social Media for Nonprofit’s new infographic highlighting four top tips for charities on how to use social media to engage supporters.

This was put together from the results of a recent survey. Read more on the Nonprofit Quarterly website.

explore-blog:

Massive visualization uses Google’s Ngram Viewer – a remarkable big-data tool for tracking changes in culture though word usage in more than 4 billion books – to depict political, scientific, cultural, and philosophical themes. 
One of the most prominent patterns is the fall of “God” over the course of the 20th century, as well as the rise of utopias – a concept that has always enchanted us – in the aftermath of WWII.

explore-blog:

Massive visualization uses Google’s Ngram Viewer – a remarkable big-data tool for tracking changes in culture though word usage in more than 4 billion books – to depict political, scientific, cultural, and philosophical themes.

One of the most prominent patterns is the fall of “God” over the course of the 20th century, as well as the rise of utopias – a concept that has always enchanted us – in the aftermath of WWII.

"That’s the fundamental lesson here for fundraisers: anyone who hopes to achieve virality of any kind needs to think about how their message will work on mobile."
Luke Lewis, UK Editor at BuzzFeed, explains why the #nomakeupselfie was such an enormous success.

"That’s the fundamental lesson here for fundraisers: anyone who hopes to achieve virality of any kind needs to think about how their message will work on mobile."

Luke Lewis, UK Editor at BuzzFeed, explains why the #nomakeupselfie was such an enormous success.

This is the new face of digitally integrated retail at Burberry’s flagship store on London’s Regent Street.
Read about why the online/offline split no longer matters in Greg Williams’ article for Wired.

This is the new face of digitally integrated retail at Burberry’s flagship store on London’s Regent Street.

Read about why the online/offline split no longer matters in Greg Williams’ article for Wired.

Two Brighton & Hove based youth organisations – Sussex Central YMCA and the Young People’s Centre – are launching a new online counselling service for young people aged 13-25 in Brighton & Hove. 

oxfamgb:

Read that again: Just five families in the UK are richer than the 12.6 MILLION poorest Brits. Inequality like this is a massive problem, but it’s far from inevitable – it’s a result of political choices that can be reversed. It’s time for change, and we’re determined to tackle inequality head on. Help us by SHARING this post to spread the word about the injustice of inequality on our doorstep.

oxfamgb:

Read that again: Just five families in the UK are richer than the 12.6 MILLION poorest Brits. Inequality like this is a massive problem, but it’s far from inevitable – it’s a result of political choices that can be reversed. 

It’s time for change, and we’re determined to tackle inequality head on. Help us by SHARING this post to spread the word about the injustice of inequality on our doorstep.

This week The Children’s Society team heard from Jude Habib, Creative Director of sounddelivery on how we can use digital channels to give a voice to the vulnerable children and young people we support.
The talk was hugely engaging and Jude had us particularly sold on the use of audio clips as a versatile and powerful tool for getting young people’s voices heard.
BBC Radio 4 in partnership with The British Library are currently running The Listening Project, which is capturing the nation in conversation purely though audio clips.
Visit their website and see what you think. As they say, it’s surprising what you hear when you listen.

This week The Children’s Society team heard from Jude Habib, Creative Director of sounddelivery on how we can use digital channels to give a voice to the vulnerable children and young people we support.

The talk was hugely engaging and Jude had us particularly sold on the use of audio clips as a versatile and powerful tool for getting young people’s voices heard.

BBC Radio 4 in partnership with The British Library are currently running The Listening Project, which is capturing the nation in conversation purely though audio clips.

Visit their website and see what you think. As they say, it’s surprising what you hear when you listen.