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Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You NFL Free Agency - Posted March 17, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Developer Conference | Instagram Ads - Posted March 10, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 61 Points From LeBron James, The Oscars - Posted March 8, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photo... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Continues To Court Media Industry With Public Content Solutions Program - Posted March 7, 2014
Facebook took a giant step forward in its efforts to further align itself with the ... [AllFacebook]

Star-Studded Ellen Selfie From the Oscars Was the Most Retweeted Tweet Ever - Posted March 3, 2014
[caption id="attachment_143867" align="aligncenter" width="589"] Ellen selfie courtesy of @TheEllenShow[/caption] ICYMI, the 86th Annual Oscars took place last night. You didn't really have to watch to get the highlights. All you had to do was log onto Twitte... [SocialTimes.com]

Arby's Spent $44K on Pharrell's Silly Hat (for Charity) - Posted March 3, 2014
In a little stunt that almost got lost in the Oscars noise as everyone and his mother (literally) shared Ellen's selfie, Arby's decided to buy the brown, oversized fedora that won Pharrell so much attention on Gra... [PRNewser]

Academy Awards On Facebook: More Than 25.4M Interactions From 11.1M Users - Posted March 3, 2014
The Academy Awards ceremon... [AllFacebook]

11.1 million people had over 25.4 million interactions about the Oscars on Facebook - Posted March 3, 2014
Lost Remote just received data from Facebook about social activity from last night's Oscars. While Twitter clearly made it deeply into the story line of the show (and generated a record breaking tweet), Facebook w... [Lost Remote]

NASA Uses Gravity Oscar Wins for Promo Opp - Posted March 3, 2014
Last night Ellen went viral, Pink went over the rainbow, Bette Midler went way over the top and Alfonso Cuaron went home with the Best Director award for Gravity, aka George Clooney's Abbreviated Mid-life Crisis. While the film didn't win Best Picture, it did score seven statues--and NASA took the opportunity... [PRNewser]

The Guardian Issues Fantastic Oscars Correction - Posted March 3, 2014
The Guardian issued the above correction to remind the world that not all Bradley's are the same. (h/t: Elena Zak)... [Fishbowl NY]

The Guardian Issues Fantastic Oscars Correction - Posted March 3, 2014
The Guardian issued the above correction to remind the world that not all Bradley's are the same. (h/t: Elena Zak)... [FishbowlNY]

Here Are All The Things You'll Need If You Want To Get Your Client A Record-Breaking Tweet - Posted March 2, 2014
ICYMI because Twitter was having technical difficulties with all that Oscar action: Ellen DeGeneres just surpassed President Obama for the most retweeted tweet ever in the history of the world. Don't know how you could have missed it since it's been shared more ... [TVNewser]

Fan predictions for tonight's Oscars - Posted March 2, 2014
Not surprisingly, social TV fans have been using the major platforms to share their predictions. Insticator provided Lost Remote with some of the biggest predictions from their platform. Here are the details. Also, ch... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Tributes To The Late Harold Ramis - Posted February 28, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and v... [AllFacebook]

Barry Blitt Honors The Oscars - Posted February 28, 2014
For the his latest New Yorker cover, Barry Blitt honors the upcoming Academy Awards with a nip-and-tucked Oscar. Blitt gave the award a slew of upgrades, including "chin work," "neck work," and something scary called a "freshened nape."... [Fishbowl NY]

Barry Blitt Honors The Oscars - Posted February 28, 2014
For the his latest New Yorker cover, Barry Blitt honors the upcoming Academy Awards with a nip-and-tucked Oscar. Blitt gave the award a slew of upgrades, including "chin work," "neck work," and something scary called a "freshened nape."... [FishbowlNY]

Lights, Camera, Action! Cool Jobs at the Academy Awards - Posted February 28, 2014
As the Oscars illuminate on Sunday night (and will no doubt light up Twitter as well), from a job perspective we can't help but think about the various roles the annual event will employ. Courtesy of our friends at AOL Jobs... [TVNewser]

Expect a Lot of Sponsored Tweets and 'Experiential Marketing' During the Oscars - Posted February 25, 2014
Vanity Fair publisher Edward J. Menicheschi tells Stuart Elliott of The New York Times that "Oscar night is Van... [PRNewser]

Daisy Marc Jacobs Tweet Shop Popup Store Will Only Accept 'Social Currency' - Posted January 28, 2014
Designer Marc Jacobs will open a popup shop in SoHo during ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You The Golden Globes Awards - Posted January 17, 2014
Facebook Week... [AllFacebook]

SeaWorld Breathes a Sigh of Relief As Blackfish Shut Out of Oscar Nominations - Posted January 16, 2014
So the Oscar nominations came out today, and we have to say: Jonah Hill's come a long way since Knocked Up. We also agree with ... [PRNewser]

Just What Is the Relationship Between Twitter and TV? - Posted August 6, 2013
Marking another evolutionary step in the dynamics between the public and the ways we consume information, Nielsen has released its first survey measuring the impact of Twitter... [AgencySpy]

Hashtags Are Now Clickable On Facebook - Posted June 12, 2013
It's official: Hashtags -- long a staple of Twitter, as well as Facebook-owned photo-sharing network Instagram -- became clickable on Facebook Wednesday. Facebook said in ... [AllFacebook]

MTV Movie Awards To Feature Facebook Integration - Posted April 10, 2013
The MTV Movie Awards April 14 will feature the social network ... [AllFacebook]

Friday Morning Laughs: The Mostly Movies Edition - Posted March 1, 2013
Happy Friday, ladies and gents! The weekend is here at last and we're celebrating with a roundup of some of the funniest videos of the week. This week's Friday Morning Laughs is inspired by The Oscars so it's made up almost entirely of videos related to the movies--with the... [SocialTimes.com]

In Defense of The Onion - Posted February 26, 2013
By now, you've heard about the fury surrounding the tweet that The Onion sent out during the Oscars that read, "Everyone else seems afraid to say it, but that Quvenzhan Wallis is kind of a c--t, right? #Oscars2013" Now, that's a pretty horrible joke. That's the thing: It was... [FishbowlDC]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Sandy Hook Pages | Viddy Layoffs - Posted February 26, 2013
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Facebook To Remove Exploitative Sandy Hook Tribute Pag... [SocialTimes.com]

The People Have Spoken: Seth MacFarlane Is Not the 'Worst Host Ever' - Posted February 25, 2013
"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane might have rubbed a few critics the wrong way while hosting the 2013 Academy Awards, but most viewers didn't think he was the worst host they'd ever seen. Social media research firm Fizziology analyzed Twitter and Facebook posts about the Oscars to find out what viewers thought... [SocialTimes.com]

Oscars' Big Screen Stars Shined On Instagram - Posted February 25, 2013
The 85th Annual Academy Awards, celebrating the top movies of the year, were a hot topic on Facebook Sunday ... [AllFacebook]

Top social TV moments from another record-setting Oscars - Posted February 25, 2013
It goes without saying these days that another big live event has set another social TV record. Last night's Oscars was no exception, attracting 13.2 million social interactions, up 197% from last year's event, according to data from Trendrr. This makes it... [Lost Remote]

WATCH: Mediabistro's Post-Oscars Hangout - Posted February 25, 2013
Another Oscars is behind us. So, was Seth MacFarlane a good host? Did the pre- and post- shows succeed in generating buzz? What about the speeches? From the TV coverage to the ceremony to the social media chatter, join TVNewser senior editor Alex Weprin, FishbowlLA co-editor Richard Horgan, GalleyCat editor Jason... [TVNewser]

INFOGRAPHIC: Breaking Down 66.5M Oscar-Related Interactions On Facebook - Posted February 25, 2013
The 85th Annual Academy Awards were handed out Sunday night, and film fans too... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Is Helping You Live-Tweet With Oscars Stars - Posted February 22, 2013
Plan to watch the Oscars this Sunday? As is often the case with anything on TV these days, Twitter has you covered. So if you want behind-the-scenes access to the stars, be sure to have your smartphone handy! (Or your ... [AllTwitter]

Chart: The Internet's Favorite Oscar Nominees - Posted February 21, 2013
It's that time again: the 85th annual Academy Awards ceremony will air on February 25. While members of the Academy have already cast their votes, moviegoers are turning to social media to talk about which stars deserve an Oscar the most. Can they predict the outcome? To create this leader board of... [SocialTimes.com]

The second screen: your backstage pass to this year's Oscars - Posted February 20, 2013
By now, most people know that Seth McFarlane will host the 85th Academy Awards this Sunday night. But as Joan Rivers proved, the pre-show and all happenings behind-the-scenes are just as important to viewers. This year, actress ... [3D Printing Insider]

Between Two Ferns Is Back With A Special Oscar Buzz Edition - Posted February 12, 2013
It's been over a year since Zach Galifianakis graced the Internet with his presence in the last episode of Between Two Ferns, an interview with Will Ferrell. But brace yourself for the best news e... [SocialTimes.com]

Publicists Rush to Get Late Colleagues Mentioned on Oscar Night - Posted February 8, 2013
We loved Nora Ephron, Ernest Borgnine and Charles Durning as much as the next guy, but we're still a little sad ... [PRNewser]

Dave Karger on How Journalists Can Land TV Appearances - Posted January 16, 2013
Dave Karger made quite a splash when, after almost two decades at Entertainment Weekly... [FishbowlDC]

Nielsen and Twitter Team Up to Measure Social TV - Posted December 17, 2012
The present is a great time to be in the public relations industry: never before have so many people done so many things while in contact with so many others. Thanks to social media and the continuous miracle that is technology, we never do anything alone anymore (with a few obvious exceptions,... [PRNewser]

Oscar Statues Aren't Immune to Layoffs - Posted December 7, 2012
With the Oscars right around the corner, you would think business would be booming for R.S. Owens, the company responsible for making the trophies, right? Yeah, not so much, as the company notified the Illinois Department of Commerce it will be laying off 95 employees on Dec. 17 -- more than a... [FishbowlLA]

Returning to the FishbowlNY Fray - Posted December 4, 2012
Several people have written, wondering what happened to the "Jerry Barmash" byline. Well, to make a long story short, my wife and I were among the millions affected by Superstorm Sandy. For the last five weeks, our lives have been turned upside down from just a few inches of water. We... [Fishbowl NY]

Returning to the FishbowlNY Fray - Posted December 4, 2012
Several people have written, wondering what happened to the "Jerry Barmash" byline. Well, to make a long story short, my wife and I were among the millions affected by Superstorm Sandy. For the last five weeks, our lives have been turned upside down from just a few inches of water. We... [FishbowlNY]

Don't Bother Giving Joaquin Phoenix an Oscar - Posted October 18, 2012
Joaquin Phoenix, who is well known for both his considerable acting skills and his propensity for pulling ridiculous stunts, would like you to know that he isn't interested in winning an Oscar for his performance in Paul Thomas Anderson's ... [PRNewser]

Disney Extends Worldwide Oscar Rights to 2020 - Posted June 29, 2012
The Oscars will remain under the Disney umbrella through 2020 after a new agreement was reached on Friday with the Motion Picture Academy. The new deal ensures Disney Media Distribution will continue to own the worldwide distribution rights for another eight years. The current deal was set to expire in 2014. The... [FishbowlLA]

Coming Soon: The Academy's Outdoor Theater - Posted May 8, 2012
Inspired by Cinespia at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences formally unveiled their new outdoor screening venue and "Osca... [FishbowlLA]

Sean Young Won't Face Charges for Oscars Outburst - Posted March 10, 2012
Actress Sean Young's 15-seconds of TMZ fame is officially coming to an end as the former Blade Runner star won't face charges for her physical ... [GalleyCat]

Angelina Jolie's Right Leg Has 38,000 Followers On Twitter - Posted February 29, 2012
Have you seen Angelina Jolie's right leg lately? If you watched the Oscars on Sunday, you'll know what I'm talking about. Jolie's pose at the podium and leg-flashing all evening stole the show, and created such a buzz on Twitter that the leg got its own Tw... [AllTwitter]

3 Of Top 5 Most-Tweeted Celebs Didn't Even Win An Oscar [STATS] - Posted February 27, 2012
The Oscars was a night of glam, gowns and golden statues, but it was also a night of Twitter. People took to their favorite 140-character medium to discuss celebs, movies and Hollywood culture last night, and while it wasn't a record-breaking event, th... [AllTwitter]

From Octavia Spencer's Big Win to JLo's Nipple, Hollywood's Leading Ladies Generate Oscar Buzz - Posted February 27, 2012
Hollywood's leading ladies usually are the talk of the Oscars, if only because of our insatiable interest in what they're wearing to the big event. But last night, perhaps more than usual, the women of Hollywood generated a whole lot of talk for reasons both good and bad. On the good side,... [PRNewser]

Pinterest's 'Do Not Pin' Button Update: Oscar Fashions Are Still Pinnable - Posted February 27, 2012
Last week, the photo-sharing site Pinterest unveiled a "do not pin" button to protect copyrighted works from piracy. This weekend, Hollywood actors got dressed up for the 84th Annual Academy Awards. Did the media care if viewers pinned highlights from the awards show? Not really. There were some beautiful dresses on the... [SocialTimes.com]

The Oscars On Twitter: 18,718 Tweets-Per-Second Record, But Dwarfed By Grammys - Posted February 27, 2012
Some moments of the Oscars last night promoted a barrage of tweets, but the event was a pretty tame affair overall, according to Twitter. There was no big drama, no crazy stunts, no acceptance speech that was embarrassingly long... which may be why the Oscars failed to compare to this year's... [AllTwitter]

Party Pooping Oscar Academy May Ban Sacha Baron Cohen - Posted February 23, 2012
The Oscars are old-timey and kind of dumb. That's the conclusion one could draw from the pot o' ridiculous they've stirred up with Sacha Baron Cohen. Or they're just big party poopers, which, for Hollywood, is just as bad. Cohen, who stars in the multi-nominated film ... [PRNewser]

Here's Your Chance to Buy a Used Oscar Statuette - Posted February 21, 2012
Do you have some extra cash laying around? Well, here's your opportunity to purchase one of 15 used Oscar statuettes that are set to be auctioned off next week. "This is the most significant collection of Oscars to ever be auctioned. It contains Academy Awards fro... [FishbowlLA]

Old, White Men Pick the Oscar Winners - Posted February 21, 2012
A Los Angeles Times study has found that that the vast majority of members of The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences - the folks who award Oscars - are male, Caucasian, and old. ... [FishbowlLA]

Harry Potter Fan Calls For Academy Award Boycott - Posted January 30, 2012
After the Harry Potter franchise was not nominated for Best Picture this year, Huffington Post writer Linda Kenney Baden suggested that fans of the boy wizard consider boycotting the Academy Awards. Here's an excerpt: "Enough already Academy of Mo... [GalleyCat]

Oscars Goes Back to 1998 with Billy Crystal - Posted November 11, 2011
This week, we went from an Oscars hosted by Eddie Murphy and produced by Brett Ratner, to one hosted by Billy Crystal. The L.A. Times points out that Crystal last appeared in a hit film... [AgencySpy]

Oscars Go Back to 1998 with Billy Crystal - Posted November 11, 2011
This week, we went from an Oscars hosted by Eddie Murphy and produced by Brett Ratner, to one hosted by Billy Crystal. The L.A. Times points out that Crystal last appeared in a hit film... [PRNewser]

What Will Eddie Murphy Bring to the Oscars? - Posted September 7, 2011
[caption id="attachment_26845" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images"][/caption] The announcement that Eddie Murphy will be hosting the 84th Academy Awards doesn't reso... [PRNewser]

Academy Awards Boost Magazine Website Traffic - Posted May 2, 2011
Thanks to Anne Hathaway being arguably the most boring person on the planet and James Franco being (shockingly!) not as smart as the media would like him to be, the Academy Awards were largely unwatchable this year. However, according to... [Fishbowl NY]

Academy Awards Boost Magazine Website Traffic - Posted May 2, 2011
Thanks to Anne Hathaway being arguably the most boring person on the planet and James Franco being (shockingly!) not as smart as the media would like him to be, the Academy Awards were largely unwatchable this year. However, according to... [FishbowlNY]

Yes, it's True: James Franco Deleted his Twitter Account - Posted April 4, 2011
If you want to let James Franco know just how adorable you think he is, you'll have to go the old-fashioned, letter-writing route: the former Oscar host and high-profile celebrity has deleted his Twitter account, just about a month after setting it up. ... [AllTwitter]

Elizabeth Taylor Has Died - Posted March 23, 2011
Actress and author Elizabeth Taylor has passed away today. She was 79-years-old. Above, we've embedded a trailer for one of her most celebrated films, Cleopatra. In 2002, Taylor published ... [GalleyCat]

Resource Interactive: The Oscars Actually Did Win Social Media Gold - Posted March 2, 2011
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The Awards For Best Oscar-Related Tweets Go To... - Posted February 28, 2011
If we learned one thing from the Oscar telecast Sunday night it might be that a bad, boring awards show can make for some entertaining Twitter content (and that an emerging medium can thrive on the rotting carcass of a dying one). If you checked... [TVSpy]

The Awards For Best Oscar-Related Tweets Go To... - Posted February 28, 2011
If we learned one thing from the Oscar telecast Sunday night it might be that a bad, boring awards show can make for some entertaining Twitter content (and that an emerging medium can thrive on the rotting carcass of a dying one). If you checked... [AllTwitter]

King Colin - Posted February 24, 2011
He's up for Best Actor for his portrayal of King George VI, but Colin Firth might get something tastier than a gold statuette if he wins the Oscar this Sunday. Burger King ... [AgencySpy]

Oscar Party Comes to 92YTribeca - Posted February 24, 2011
The 92nd Street Y in Tribeca is ready to roll out the red carpet for the 83rd Academy Awards Sunday night. Like several other venues, as we reported yesterday, the lower Manhattan cultural and community center is hosting an Oscar Party. The 92YTribe... [Fishbowl NY]

Oscar Party Comes to 92YTribeca - Posted February 24, 2011
The 92nd Street Y in Tribeca is ready to roll out the red carpet for the 83rd Academy Awards Sunday night. Like several other venues, as we reported yesterday, the lower Manhattan cultural and community center is hosting an Oscar Party. The 92YTribe... [FishbowlNY]

Getting Your Oscar Party on, New York Style - Posted February 23, 2011
As Hollywood makes final preparations for Sunday's Oscars, many New Yorkers are solidifying their plans for the big night as well. If an Oscar party is your idea of fun, but don't have one to attend, consider yourself invited. Comic Murray Hill hosts a full Oscar night celebration, complete with the ubiquitous ballots... [Fishbowl NY]

Getting Your Oscar Party on, New York Style - Posted February 23, 2011
As Hollywood makes final preparations for Sunday's Oscars, many New Yorkers are solidifying their plans for the big night as well. If an Oscar party is your idea of fun, but don't have one to attend, consider yourself invited. Comic Murray Hill hosts a full Oscar night celebration, complete with the ubiquitous ballots... [FishbowlNY]

Yahoo! Movies Settles In for Oscars - Posted February 22, 2011
Yahoo! Movies has its popcorn ready for Sunday's 83rd Annual Academy Awards, with all of its Oscars content sponsored by Chrysler. Among Oscars-related initiatives: original video program ... [AppNewser]

On Oscar Night, Nominees' Moms will be all A-Twitter - Posted February 9, 2011
Your mom might not know how to use Twitter, but that wouldn't stop the producers of the Oscars from signing her up for an account if you were up for an Award. This years' Academy Awards will feature the moms of nominees - also known as "mominees" - tweeti... [AllTwitter]

What Movie Would Win "Best Picture" if Twitter Voted? - Posted January 25, 2011
The Oscar nominations are in, and Twitter is all a-buzz over the contenders. There's The Social Network pitted against The King's Speech; the Coen brothers versus Darren Aronofsky; and James Franco competing against Jesse Eisenberg. All this buzz got us wondering: if Twitter user... [AllTwitter]

The Oscar for Interactivity Goes to ... Oscar.com - Posted January 24, 2011
Oscar.com will add several interactive elements prior to the 83rd Academy Awards, to be held Sunday, Feb. 27, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center, and set to air on ABC. Its All Access p... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The National Society of Film Critics Tabs Social Network Best Picture - Posted January 10, 2011
The Road to the Oscars went through Manhattan over the weekend. New York-based National Society of Film Critics chose The Social Network, the movie that chronicles the genesis of Facebook, as best picture. The assembled 61 critics from across the country met at Sardi's Restaurant for their 45th annual meeting. The... [Fishbowl NY]

The National Society of Film Critics Tabs Social Network Best Picture - Posted January 10, 2011
The Road to the Oscars went through Manhattan over the weekend. New York-based National Society of Film Critics chose The Social Network, the movie that chronicles the genesis of Facebook, as best picture. The assembled 61 critics from across the country met at Sardi's Restaurant for their 45th annual meeting. The... [FishbowlNY]

Trade Round-Up: Sept. 14, 2007 - Posted September 14, 2007
Johnson Helps Clinton Campaign Following up on Oprah's ritzy fundraiser for Barack Obama last weekend in Montecito, Variety gives the deets on another campaign party planned for Southern California this weekend but this time it's Magic Johnson hosting a bash for Hillary Clin... [FishbowlLA]

Media Events 02.22.2007 - Posted February 22, 2007
THURSDAY 02.22.07 WHAT: SCIENCE OF SLEEP DVD signing WHO: Michel Gondry. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Virgin Megastore. WHY: You have something better to do? FRIDAY 02.23.07 WH... [FishbowlLA]

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