09 Oct '12, 5am

Wearable Social Media: Jacket Rewards Facebook Likes With ‘Hugs’: Just when you thought Facebook couldn't get an...

Wearable Social Media: Jacket Rewards Facebook Likes With ‘Hugs’: Just when you thought Facebook couldn't get an...

Just when you thought Facebook couldn't get any more creepy and intrusive, it can now hug you in the street, thanks to a jacket connected to the website that hugs you when you receive a "Like" on your profile. Developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the "Like-A-Hug" jacket is shown off at the website of a designer named Melissa Kit Chow, touted as "wearable social media." "The vest inflates when friends 'Like' a photo, video, or status update on the wearer's wall, thereby allowing us to feel the warmth, encouragement, support, or love that we feel when we receive hugs," Chow's website explains. "Hugs can also be sent back to the original sender by squeezing the vest and deflating it." Chow said she came up with the concept over a conversation about long-distance relationships and the limitations of video chat interfaces like Skype. "The concept of telepresence ...

Full article: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2215550/Wearable-Soc...

Tweets

Designers create jacket that hugs you whenever ...

todayonline.com 09 Oct '12, 7am

NEW YORK - If you feel that being Facebook friends is just not enough, then you can now give someone an actual hug. Design...

Facebook SEO and BeastRank – 12 Potential Ranking Factors for the Upcoming Facebook Search Engine: We all know

Facebook SEO and BeastRank – 12 Potential Ranki...

searchenginejournal.com 09 Oct '12, 12pm

If you haven’t already, then start engaging in social media marketing now . If you don’t form a strong social strategy, yo...

Social commerce + Social Video = Gucci #genial

gucci.com 09 Oct '12, 6pm

free shipping and free returns Free shipping free ground shipping will be offered for online orders placed between October...

Lowest Rates For SMX Social Media Marketing Exp...

searchengineland.com 09 Oct '12, 5pm

With a community of one billion people, Facebook’s reach is undeniable – but how can you make sure you actually connect wi...

This high-tech vest gives you a little hug every time you receive a Facebook "like"

This high-tech vest gives you a little hug ever...

ecouterre.com 08 Oct '12, 9pm

The idea emerged after a casual conversation about long distance relationships and how social networking and video chattin...

Backorder Open for Military Jacket in Navy! Get...

amberavenue.com 09 Oct '12, 10am

Manufactured by Amber Avenue! Featuring front zipper, non-functional front buttons, mandarin collar, non-functional pocket...

5 Facebook Marketing Resources You Didn't Know About

5 Facebook Marketing Resources You Didn't Know ...

seomoz.org 09 Oct '12, 11am

We were fortunate enough to host Facebook in the office a few weeks ago, and we were really impressed (but mainly surprise...

[Infographic] Social Media Guidelines At Work

youngupstarts.com 08 Oct '12, 9am

We all need to have a work-life balance, but that can be applied to our social media use as well – especially when it come...

The Growth of Social Media: An Infographic | Se...

searchenginejournal.com 13 Oct '12, 5pm

Ouch dave… I normally don’t reply to comments like this but I think you miss the point here. The infographic is just that,...

Updated Blog: CommFest 2012 - Social Media Olympics #UniversityDays #SocialMedia

Updated Blog: CommFest 2012 - Social Media Olym...

shannonchow.com 09 Oct '12, 12pm

The aim of CommFest is to encourage participants to Log-Off from their virtual life of Social media communication walk int...

Did you know Registered Attendees can have (fre...

pubcon.com 13 Oct '12, 4pm

Affiliate Marketing, Analytics, WordPress (1 left ) David Vogelpohl Content Strategy and Creation (0 left ) Christina Zila...

2 Days Left to Save $400 on SMX Social Media Ma...

searchengineland.com 12 Oct '12, 12pm

We welcome constructive comments and allow any that meet our common sense criteria. This means being respectful and polite...

7 Social Media Lessons from the Amy Cheong Saga in Singapore

7 Social Media Lessons from the Amy Cheong Saga...

business2community.com 10 Oct '12, 1pm

With immediate effect, Ms Amy Cheong, the former Assistant Director of NTUC membership division, was fired from her job, f...