Friends don’t give friends chlamydia

creative-agency_toronto_blog-img-chlamydia-campaign-advertising-ontario-4Sometimes friends sleep with friends. This video takes a look at what one irresponsible night can do to the people around you. In this campaign, people admit to having an STI in a theatre and play the blame game. The creative minds behind it make STI’s more normal and approachable and takes away a lot of the negative stigma around having one. The message is entertaining and clear: Be safe. If you’re not, get tested. Get treated.

AR in 2010 – How Did the Predictions Fare?

Last year Augmented Times asked a group of AR bloggers and the readers of Games Alfresco and Augmented Times to guess what 2010 holds for augmented reality. You can see them all here. A year has passed, and now its 2011, it’s time to confront reality and check how prescient were we. Remember, this post is not about making fun of some or praise others. Actually, most of our predictions were incorrect, but at least we are not shy about them.

Facebook like – Unleashed

Whats the latest hype with Facebook? The social networking site has unleashed its chains breaking free of its domain as it lets you “like” things all over/anywhere on the Web.

Facebook Like buttons for the entire web. They are the same Like buttons you see on Facebook, which will now be seen on various websites.
If you are a webmaster, you might be interested in implementing this on your blog/website right away, since it lets users to share something they find interesting on your website on click of a button.

Should we be chirping promoted tweets?

Twitter has been nothing short of successful since the website launched itself in 2006. The social media site has revolutionized the online world by allowing users to follow others and stay up-to-date on the latest trends and topics. In the last 4 years, aside from the extremely rapid growing fan base, not much has changed to the site’s style and design — until now…

#hashtags. can you smoke ’em?

Perhaps the most complex feature on Twitter for a new user to understand is the infamous HashTag and how it can be applied to a topic with its respective symbol (“#”) at the start of the tag to identify it. Twitter hashtags like #followfridays spread information on the twittersphere while also helping to organize and categorize flow of information by bringing communities and interest groups together.