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Social Practicality

Social media sites aid in the making of everyday decisions

Implications - With the ongoing shift towards an online lifestyle, more individuals are turning to their social media sites for input in making everyday decisions. By providing social media applications that act as alarm clocks, forecast the weather and allow users to compare restaurants and other services, businesses are giving more practical, day-to-day uses for social media beyond its original communication and networking purposes.
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7 Featured, 47 Examples:
416,991 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Feb 11 — Apr 11
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Featured Examples

Anti-Bullying Social Media
Anti-Bullying Social Media
Facebook is Set to Unveil Its Dramatically Improved Security Features
The mammoth social networking site Facebook has come under fire over the past few years over their security features and the rise of social media harassment. The upcoming release of a whole new set of… MORE
Social Media Feeders
Social Media Feeders
Granatapet Develops a Billboard With Foursquare That Releases Dog Food
German pet food manufacturer Granatapet has taken interactive advertising to a whole new level with their billboard. The problem with most traditional advertising is that the consumer can only see the… MORE
Virtual Charity Cafes
Virtual Charity Cafes
The Christchurch Cafe is an Ingenious Way to Aid Earthquake Victims
A clever and ethically minded website by the name of Christchurch Cafe has recently taken a uniquely creative way to raising funds for victims of New Zealand's recent earthquake. Featuring a list of virtual… MORE
play_circle_filled Social Media Entertainment Apps
Social Media Entertainment Apps
Throw a Bash for Your Online Friends With the Hurricane Party App
Put the social back in social networking with the Hurricane Party App. Let's admit it, you may be really popular online on a number of social media platforms, but how often do you actually hang out (IRL)… MORE
Interactive Exercise Apps
Interactive Exercise Apps
'Git Fit' for iPhone Turns Working Out into Social Networking
If you're lacking the motivation to go for a jog, 'Git Fit' for iPhone is an app that will rile your competitive spirit because your exercise stats will be visible to your friends. The package comes with… MORE
Social Media Alarm Clocks
Social Media Alarm Clocks
The Alarm App Tweets and Facebooks Your Morning Wake-Up
The Alarm app is a new iPhone app that lets you shout at your alarm to snooze it. The app has a special function that lets you snooze it via shouting. And by shouting, I mean mumbling obscenities. The… MORE
Crowdsourced Weather Apps
Crowdsourced Weather Apps
The Weddar App Lets You "Check Into" the Weather
Have you ever felt cheated by a phony forecast gleaned from the TV weatherman or from an online site? Wish there was a way to find out what the weather was from people actually experiencing it? If you… MORE

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