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Filemobile Newsletter - Issue 021 for March 2011

Issue 021 / March 2011

Congratulations to Vincent Dussault of MétéoMédia / The Weather Network. Vincent won a iPod Touch for participating in our Media Factory feedback survey.

Maxim Magazine Launches the Round of 1,000 on Hometown Hotties

Maxim

March 3, 2011, New York, NY - New York based Maxim Magazine launched the 2011 Hometown Hotties contest early in January, 2011. The first round had ladies from across America upload their photos.

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Canadian Living Launches IAMS Most Lovable Pet Contest

IAMS

March 3, 2011, Toronto, ON - Transcontinental's Canadian Living brand has launched the 2011 IAMS Most Lovable Pet Contest. This popular contest, now in its third year, asks pet owners to share a photo or video of their best animal pal.

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Scotiabank launches the Small Business BIG Impact Challenge

ScotiaBank

Mar 3, 2011, Toronto, ON - Scotiabank, in partnership with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) recently launched "The Small Business BIG Impact Challenge

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Unitron launches Hearing Matters to raise awareness about hearing loss

Unitron

Mar 3, 2011, Kitchener, ON - Unitron the global innovator in technologically advanced hearing instruments has launched a user generated contest called "Hearing Matters". The program asks the audience to submit their favorite sound, and to spread the word about the contest.

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Cool Sites & Applications

StickyBits

StickyBits

Attach UPC barcodes to anything and then attach UGC with your phone - Others that scan the same stuff will see whats been tagged. What we like: Cool mashup of UGC with the real world.

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Volkswagen Commercial: The Force

Volkswagen

A SuperBowl commercial released on YouTube firs. What we like: Volkwagen used the web and the buzz around SuperBowl ads to pre-build an audience and increase online views after the game - Total views as of end of Feb, 2011: over 32 million.

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Quora.com

Quora.com

A 'Question and Answer' social network. What we like: In intresting way to get answers to specific questions - if the community can reach a critical mass; similar to hunch.com but with more of a public community.

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Give a Minute

Give a Minute

Have a idea to make your town better? Give a minute and let them know. What we like: Its great to see some innovative ways to use UGC for social / community objectives

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WTF with Marc Maron

WTF with Marc Maron

If you like in depth interviews with interesting people, Marc Maron has done a pile and they are open and honest. What we like: Great example of how podcasts still has legs.

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