Interesting Social Media Mashups Melda M. Washington Information Culture, November 26, 2012
Overview Introduction University Social Media Mashups Pinstagram Facespace Funny
Introduction Social Media NOT my thing. Social media mashups the combination of two independent social networks -- into one are all the rage right now. Looked at Pinstagram, the combination of Pinterest and Instagram, and people seem to think its kind of cool.
Vanderbilt University Takes their Facebook, Twitter, Flicker, YouTube, and LinkedIn and makes it into an interactive feed. Clean presentation and content speaks for itself.
William & Mary William & Mary shows six posts at a time with the most recent official posts on the first window. Receive feeds from Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, Flickr, Foursquare, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, Tumbler Other than the official posts, they also have a filter for “official-ish” and “unofficial”. Simple, yet functional
Harvard University Incorporated twitter updates, videos, and a social media directory in a simple layout. The top of the page highlights community life through videos and featured tweets. The bottom has a directory which breaks down all departments’ social media accounts to find and follow.
John’s Hopkins Hopkins Interactive is their social media student hub. It incorporates student photos, tweets, and blog posts in a scrollable frame. Primarily the focus is on content versus Twitter feed aspect of many other schools.
Pinstagram Is a mashup app that launched May 2012 It combines the Internet applications Instagram and Pinterest. It presents your Instagram feed in the Pinterest signature waterfall layout. In addition, it also lets you pin your favorite Instagram photos to your Pinterest boards.
Facespace November 2010, MySpace Mashup adds Facebook Connect MySpace users can use Facebook Connect to get updates streamed to their MySpace accounts from things they have "liked" on Facebook. User comments: "What’sa myspace?" "Why does MySpace still exist?" "yawn“ http://vimeo.com/16974783
Funny Social Media Mashups Facesquare Prove to your crush that you love them more than anyone else by checking into his or her Facebook profile over and over and over… LinkedInstagram Filtered photos of your curriculum vitae. Angry Birds With Friends Alternate every other bird you fling with a friend in the slowest iPhone game of all time.
Other Social Media Mashups CNETflix For just $7.99 per month, you can read all the CNET reviews you want. For an additional $7.99, CNET will print them out and mail them to your house. Hulu-gle+ Paid access to Google’s struggling social network, except you still have to watch commercials every 15 minutes, even though you’re paying.
Other Social Media Mashups Instagramdora This mashup of Pandora and Instagram lets you know that if you like this heavily-filtered photo of a puppy wearing sunglasses, you will also probably like this other heavily-filtered photo of a puppy wearing sunglasses. FoursquayPal Check into your own bank account whenever you’re making a deposit or withdrawal. Hopefully you’re the mayor!
Other Social Media Mashups SpotiFySpace Just like Spotify, except all the music is recorded in a garage by a bunch of 16-year-olds from Idaho and never stops playing even if you eventually find the pause button.