In late December, 2008, a friend asked for my input on a social networking concept. While evaluating its place in the universe, I was astonished at how bad most social networking sites appear to be. PLEASE: Un Blinking scans the wealth of information on the internet, gathering background on people and events.
With the launches of the interactive trailers for 20th Century Fox’s “Machete” and “Wall Street – Money Never Sleeps”, Coincident TV (CTV) is changing things — bringing its interactive, immersive video technology experiences to a new audience – the film-going public.[Usability note: All links open into the same target window.] Don't Date Me Because I'm Beautiful This survey is all about first impressions. For example, one dating site -- OKCupid -- is not visually impressive, and has a rather average-looking membership.But, it's one of the best sites internally, technically.These can include: • Links to the online “social-grid” involving stars and their characters, as a way of including producers and talent and allowing the audience to interact.• Links to the merchandising opportunities created by the film, including access to ancillary products ranging from soundtrack albums to logo-merchandise. This one is obvious but CTV provides a direct way for interested audience members to pre-book their seats with all the various popular ticketing platforms. This is a major enhancement of the film marketing experience.