Chances are your attention is focused on more than one screen when you’re watching television in your living room. By using your laptop, tablet or smartphone while watching TV, you are actually enhancing and socializing your experience during a broadcast. Social television used to be about watching a television show and waiting until the next More »Posted in delvinia, Digital Culture, Social Media, Technology.
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We can all agree that the Internet has become an essential part of our everyday lives. It’s where we work, where we play and how we stay in touch and share information with our family and friends. This infographic from GoGulf.com illustrates just how incredible the numbers are when you break them down to just More »Posted in Digital Culture, Social Media.
For a good decade, Google has been the king of the Internet. The search engine organizes content based on data such as keywords, links, etc. However, in March 2010, Facebook traffic surpassed that of Google and Facebook continues to grow rapidly with no sign of slowing down. How did Facebook become so important? Will its More »Posted in delvinia, Digital Culture, Social Media.
Derek Miller’s “The Last Post” was published on his blog penmachine.com by a friend on May 4, a day after the 41-year-old father of two died from complications of colorectal cancer in Burnaby, B.C. His last post went viral drawing millions of views from around the world. Many of us don’t think much about our More »Posted in delvinia, Digital Culture, Social Media, Technology.
Delvinia’s DIY Markham campaign, created to raise awareness of the 2010 municipal election in the Town of Markham and to increase citizen engagement in the municipality, has been recognized with an award for Best Government Online Video in the Web Marketing Association’s 2011 Internet Advertising Competition. The social media awareness campaign, designed and implemented by More »Posted in delvinia, Press release, Social Media.
This subject has been beaten to death, but clearly we’re not learning our lesson. When it comes to smartphone etiquette, we’re becoming a society of rude dudes (and dudettes). I recently had the pleasure of hearing Wendy Harmon speak about the efforts the American Red Cross made in the wake of the Haiti Earthquake at More »Posted in Digital Culture, Social Media.
When it comes to using digital technology to promote elections and engage citizens with government, there are few organizations that understand the process as well as Delvinia. Since 2003, Devlinia has been involved in a partnership with the Town of Markham to help the municipality better communicate the importance of voting at the municipal level. More »Posted in delvinia, Press release, Social Media.
According to numbers published by Royal Pingdom in 2009, the estimated number of emails sent per day was around 247 billion. Unfortunately 80% of those are thought to be spam and viruses. With junk and spam filters working overtime it’s no wonder people are finding alternatives to email when communicating with their friends, family and More »Posted in AskingCanadians, Digital Culture, Technology.
“Do It Yourself Markham” campaign uses Facebook, Twitter and video to create awareness and promote word-of-mouth. Today, the town of Markham launches a social media awareness campaign, designed and implemented by Delvinia, to inform Markham residents about the upcoming municipal election on October 25, 2010. “Do it Yourself Markham”, orDIY Markham ) is a social More »Posted in Uncategorized.
Can we all come together, and agree to stop thinking of social media as a standalone tactic? In digital media marketing we are constantly surrounded by news of the imminent death of long-standing media platforms. The death of network TV, direct mail, newspapers, magazines, even the corporate website have been weekly points of discussion for years. Recently More »Posted in Uncategorized.