Eccentric Interaction

Social media is popping up in the most bizarre places

Implications - It wasn't long ago that social networking was limited to a user's phone and computer; now, social media is being infused into the most uncommon of places. A user can send tweets from her dress, or use social media interaction to make his or her plants grow. Seemingly useless and eccentric, these social media innovations allude to the pervasiveness and ubiquity of social media's future.
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Twitter Dresses - The Imogen Heap Grammy Awards 'Twitdress' is Geekalicious
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Warm 14,581 Clicks Pub: Jan 31, 10
Twitter Dresses
The Imogen Heap Grammy Awards 'Twitdress' is Geekalicious
Twitter was officially pulled onto the red carpet with this Imogen Heap Grammy Awards Twitter dress. This “twitdress,” as it has been dubbed, is a social media and fashion first. The Imogen Heap Grammy… [More]
Social Media Kiosks - The Public Twitter Booth Lets the Smartphone-Free Tweet On the Go
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Warm 14,387 Clicks Pub: Oct 9, 10
Social Media Kiosks
The Public Twitter Booth Lets the Smartphone-Free Tweet On the Go
A curious concept, this public Twitter Booth in Skolkova, Russia lets social media addicts tweet away from their computers. Whether you've misplaced your smartphone or you're loyal to your landline, this… [More]
Social Media Tombstones - Tweet & Share with the Dead Using the E-Tomb
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Average 11,006 Clicks Pub: Nov 11, 10
Social Media Tombstones
Tweet & Share with the Dead Using the E-Tomb
In our digital age, I wouldn't be surprised if graveyards were covered in E-Tombs that allowed one to remember and still communicate with the dead. With the E-Tomb, a tombstone that stores information… [More]
Social Media Tapestries - 'The 50 Different Minds' Fiber Optic Canvas is Twitter-Ready
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Warm 5,045 Clicks Pub: Sep 14, 10
Social Media Tapestries
'The 50 Different Minds' Fiber Optic Canvas is Twitter-Ready
'The 50 Different Minds' is an innovative project that fuses interactivity with traditional arts, the digital world and social media into a colorful light show. The canvas is a hand-woven fiber optic tapestry… [More]
Internet Timepieces - Social Media Watches for the Ultimate Geek
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Average 10,087 Clicks Pub: Jul 16, 09
Internet Timepieces
Social Media Watches for the Ultimate Geek
These social media watches are perfect for those who are Internet savvy and are addicted to sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. With so many new social media inventions, including pillows, mouse… [More]
Social Media Stadiums - The New York Mets Aim for Electronic Fan Interaction During Games
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Untested 3,608 Clicks Pub: Oct 13, 09
Social Media Stadiums
The New York Mets Aim for Electronic Fan Interaction During Games
Setting a precedent for the future of interactivity during sporting events, The New York Mets are developing a way for fans to use social media to interact during games. Springwise.com explains that… [More]
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