In the gaming world, E3 is hailed as one of the most important industry events of the year. The week is jam-packed with product reveals, presentations from influencers, demos and more.
Playstation (my client) is capitalizing on a new Livefyre native advertising offering and launching the Livefyre E3 Social Hub to capture all the trends, images and conversation straight from the Los Angeles Convention Center. Two of the most popular gaming websites, IGN and Joystiq have integrated the Playstation-sponsored Livefyre E3 Social Hub to feature real-time conversation surrounding the convention.
Read more about this social native ad and the convergence of some of the biggest brands in the gaming industry here.
J. Cole, one of Roc Nation’s top rappers hailing from Fayetteville, North Carolina, just announced the tracklist for his next album, Born Sinner, to drop on the same day as Kanye West’s Yeezus, June 18th.
2. Kerney Sermon (Skit)
3. LAnd Of The Snakes
4. Power Trip featuring Miguel
5. Mo Money (Interlude)
8. She Knows featuring Amber Coffman
9. Rich Niggaz
10. Where’s Jermaine? (Skit)
11. Forbidden Fruit featuring Kendrick Lamar
12. Chaining Day
13. Ain’t That Some Shit (Interlude)
14. Crooked Smile featuring TLC
15. Let Nas Down
16. Born Sinner featuring James Fauntleroy
Curious to hear if the LAnd of the Snakes is a play on LA (I think it is,) or just a typo in iTunes.
You Can Pre-Order Born Sinner now at Amazon.
The television industry has its hands full, fighting forces that want to break up the lucrative "bundle model" in which consumers must pay for hundreds of channels in order to receive the dozen or so they actually watch. Bundle opponents include Senator John McCain, satellite TV provider Dish Networks(s dish) and an upstart streaming service called Aereo.
Aereo, which uses tiny antennas to stream and record shows to computers and mobile devices, has been a special worry to the TV industry because courts have said it's protected by a loophole in copyright law.
IK Multimedia ships iRig HD – rock out anywhere with studio quality sound
Pinterest just became a whole lot more useful to businesses with the announcement of new “Rich Pins” on the official Pinterest blog today.
Instead of just linking back to the pin’s origin, each new Rich Pin will provide users additional information about that item aimed to better put them in a position to make a purchase.
There are three different types of Rich Pins, each with its own unique set of characteristics and opportunities for brands: Product, Recipes, and Movies.
Read my full recap post at Social Fresh: http://socialfresh.com/richpins/
There’s always money in the banana stand…
‘Bluth’s Original Frozen Banana’ running a promo on Seamless with a delivery minimum: $250,000. The Banana Stand is only temporary, one of the popular long-running jokes from the show Arrested Development, which is currently running a number of promotions for the series’ reboot on Netflix, including the actual stand above.
Just released today as a special stream, Daft Punk’s new album Random Access Memories is available now to preorder, and drops on May 21.