Tumblr blogs, the self- proclaimed "easiest ways to express yourself," have taken the New York City social media world by storm this past year. These days, anybody who is anybody has a Tumblr blog so that they can effortlessly share photos, videos, links, text, quotes and music from wherever and whenever.
The fast-growing network known as Foursquare has proven itself a worthy addition to all of the social network applications devoted to mobile location and urban exploration. Foursquare took the basic concept of GPS-enabled mobile technology and turned it into more of a game, where individuals earn badges by "checking in" at certain venues.
College Humor was founded over 10 years ago by two high school friends as a means of sharing pictures and videos with each other. Today, College Humor is the # 1 comedy site on the internet. College Humor delivers hilarious, high quality and original videos multiple times a week.
Since its inception in 2005, blip.tv has become a prominent, open platform that focuses on web shows and series, instead of viral content. According to blip.tv, independent show creators finally have a place to show off their talent and find their "total potential audience."
Over the past few years, Thrillist has found much success as an email newsletter and website that caters to male, urban professionals in their twenties and thirties. Among its various editions in many major U.S. cities, Thrillist's reach was approximately 1.7 million subscriptions as of 2010.
Next New Networks
Next New Networks is the leading independent producer of online television networks. Since it began in 2007, the company has launched sixteen networks, and it's programming has been viewed more than 900 million times.
Informational as it is social, Twitter has undeniably changed the world of social media. Ever wonder what Carrot Top is up to on a Tuesday afternoon? With Twitter, finally you don't have to wonder anymore. Celebrities, politicians and your Aunt and Uncle are amongst the 100 million people worldwide who are currently tweeting away on Twitter.