Threadless Launches a Valentine's-themed Pinterest Contest Last week, the folks over at Threadless announced a fun Pinterest contest just in time for Valentine's Day. To enter, contestants needed to make a board titled "Threadless Vday challenge" specifically for the person they have in mind. They then...

Recently, my family and I went to Orlando to escape the arctic tundra that is the North Carolina winter and go to the happiest place on Earth. While there, I figured I'd see what kind of social media efforts were present within the Disney parks....

NASA Releases First Multiplayer Facebook Game NASA recently launched its first online game for the social media age, Space Race Blastoff. Available through NASA's Facebook page, the multiplayer game challenges players with trivia of NASA history, technology, science, and pop culture. Players who correctly answer questions earn virtual...

President of Ignite Social Media, Jim Tobin, stopped by the NBC17 studio this morning to discuss Facebook's recent announcement to go public. Watch the video below to learn what's led Facebook to this momentous occasion and how going public might affect the other social networks like Google+...

PowerVoice Pays Users To Post Ads On Twitter, Facebook PowerVoice, a new social media marketing company, launched last week. The service compensates users for sharing brands' messages on social networks in a somewhat similar fashion to Adly. However, unlike Adly, it's not focused solely on enabling celebrities and...

YouTube Launches Online Film Festival Last week, YouTube continued its efforts to become a more serious media platform announcing the Your Film Festival, a competition for aspiring film makers. The festival is a collaboration between Youtube, famed director and producer Ridley Scott, Scott Free London, the Venice Film...

So, if you are in anyway familiar with the Internet, you're likely aware of the SOPA and PIPA protests that consumed the net on Wednesday. Don't worry. I'm not about to go on a diatribe about the issue. However, I do intend to share a...

Ski Resort Uses Social Media To Revolutionize How Photos Are Taken On Vacation This winter, Vail Ski resort is integrating RFID tags to all lift passes and allowing people to earn rewards, track their stats, and share their photos through Epic Mix, a social network for...