Upcycled Updates

Old Tweets are recycled and reborn as tangible takeaways, art or advertisements
Implications - Social media sites see an infinite amount of personal profile updates every second of the day, with old messages being discarded and forgotten almost as instantly as they appear. Artists and businesses are finding new, creative ways to use these scrapped micro messages, thereby putting a new spin on crowdsourced consumer information.
SCORE: 3.9
Warm Top 6 Examples: 75,721 Total Clicks Jul 10 - Feb 11
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Social Media Illustrations - Twaggies is a Hilarious Picture Book Version of Twitter
SCORE: 7
Viral 56,481 Clicks Pub: Aug 24, 10
Social Media Illustrations
Twaggies is a Hilarious Picture Book Version of Twitter
Illustrator Kiersten Essenpreis' new outlet is Twaggies. Essenpreis' site takes Twitter tweets and illustrates them into hilarious works, which will definitely have you addicted to the site. Giving funny… [More]
Social Media Printing - Social Print Studio Lets You Bring Your Online Experience To Life
SCORE: 5.5
Hot 8,470 Clicks Pub: Feb 1, 11
Social Media Printing
Social Print Studio Lets You Bring Your Online Experience To Life
Social media is a defining power in the lives of hundreds of millions of people all over the globe, and Social Print Studio is an innovative company that allows you to take your online experiences and… [More]
Interactive Music Videos - 'Don't F*cking Tell Me What to Do' by Robyn Integrates Twitter Upda
SCORE: 3.2
Warm 2,885 Clicks Pub: Jul 1, 10
Interactive Music Videos
'Don't F*cking Tell Me What to Do' by Robyn Integrates Twitter Upda
The music video for 'Don't F*cking Tell Me What to Do' by Robyn is the first of its kind: A camera-free 3D video written entirely in code, with most of its content sourced from Twitter updates by fans.… [More]
Real-Time Twitter Sketches - Secret Portraits is an Illustrative Visual of What You're Doing
SCORE: 2.2
Mild 4,680 Clicks Pub: Dec 8, 10
Real-Time Twitter Sketches
Secret Portraits is an Illustrative Visual of What You're Doing
Since the Old Spice guy social media ad campaign, the marketing industry has hopped on the bandwagon to see what other inventive ideas they can play with. The Poke London agency is having some fun with… [More]
Illustrated Celebutweets - Kanye West New Yorker Tweets Project Brings the Rapper's Tweets to Life
SCORE: 1.9
Mild 2,276 Clicks Pub: Aug 15, 10
Illustrated Celebutweets
Kanye West New Yorker Tweets Project Brings the Rapper's Tweets to Life
These artistic Kanye West New Yorker tweets are part of a hilarious project started by Twitter users who wanted to illustrate the insanity that is the superstar rapper’s tweets. These crowdsourced TwitPics… [More]
Personal Social Media Stories - Facebook Sponsored Stories Turn Your Updates into Advertising
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 929 Clicks Pub: Jan 27, 11
Personal Social Media Stories
Facebook Sponsored Stories Turn Your Updates into Advertising
Facebook Sponsored Stories is the new ad format by the social media giant that allows user-generated content to form sponsored advertisement messages. Similar to Twitter's Promoted Tweets program, companies… [More]