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Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age
a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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Once upon a timeline... [Facebook as a storytelling tool]

Once upon a timeline... [Facebook as a storytelling tool] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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A look at how creative practitioners are using familiar social media tools as either standalone story platforms or as part of a wider story world.

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CIM Academy's curator insight, November 20, 2013 12:21 AM

Great article about using Facebook as a storytelling tool.  Good advice too - use Facebook pages and not profiles.

Carmen Beatriz Fernández's curator insight, November 20, 2013 12:11 PM

FaceBook como herramienta del storytelling....

Jean-François Dubos's curator insight, November 21, 2013 1:43 AM

Excellents exemples d'usage des Facebook Pages pour faire du story telling

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The Power Inside Intel and Toshiba’s New Social Film Series

The Power Inside Intel and Toshiba’s New Social Film Series | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Jillian Zacchia:  "Aliens disguised as moustaches are turning humans into zombies! Got your attention? That’s the idea behind the upcoming social film series presented by Intel and Toshiba, and other brands want in" ...


Great article for those unfamiliar with social film.

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Hans Heesterbeek's comment, August 15, 2013 10:22 PM
Yeah I missed on social film
Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, August 16, 2013 12:22 AM

Aliens disguised as moustaches are turning humans into zombies! Got your attention?


That’s the idea behind the upcoming social film series presented by Intel and Toshiba, and other brands want in.

The film won’t be coming to theatres near you. Instead, you’ll be able to watch it on Facebook and online over the next couple of weeks. 


“We are always looking at new ways to engage and entertain consumers in a brand experience – in particular younger consumers – and this idea is a great way to do that,” says Billie Goldman, Partner Marketing Manager at Intel.


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What Facebook’s Timeline means for Transmedia

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With an emphasis on engagement, multimedia content and the chance to convey a story from beginning to finish, the “new” Facebook offers unlimited opportunities for stories to captivate and entrance their audiences on new levels....
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Facebook Sees Its First Live Theater Performance

Facebook Sees Its First Live Theater Performance | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Berlin’s Maxim Gorki Theater proved Facebook can be home to a live theater experience, in what it calls Facebook’s first performance.
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NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX ... Facebook?

NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX ... Facebook? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

As Facebook continues to grow its user base worldwide, entertainment companies are increasingly trying to find ways to use the platform as a new form of TV channel with unprecedented reach...

 

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US Virtual Goods Market To Hit $2.9 Billion In 2012, With Facebook Games Maturing, Mobile Booming

US Virtual Goods Market To Hit $2.9 Billion In 2012, With Facebook Games Maturing, Mobile Booming | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The business of selling virtual goods in games has been around for a decade, but it only came into its own in 2007 when developers started building social games on Facebook's developer platform.
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[Transmedia] Acting on Facebook

[Transmedia] Acting on Facebook | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
I'm in a transmedia piece right now. The project integrates film (to appear as webisodes on the Internet), social media and live theatre. So far the process has been challenging and utterly fascinating.

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Macca’s flicks off on Facebook

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McDonald’s first foray into the world of Facebook games has proven to be a winner.
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Warner Bros Sets ‘Aim High’ As First Facebook Series From Hollywood Studio

Warner Bros Sets ‘Aim High’ As First Facebook Series From Hollywood Studio | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Is it a gimmick or a true interactive programming innovation? Warner Bros Digital Distribution has launched what it claims to be the first ‘social series’ from a Hollywood studio in Aim High.

 

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Facebook to launch music and film 'ticker'

Facebook to launch music and film 'ticker' | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

New feed aims to turn network into entertainment destination, while Spotify is also expected to launch a streaming app.

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'Social Fiction' Brings Characters to Life via Facebook and Twitter

'Social Fiction' Brings Characters to Life via Facebook and Twitter | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Vignesh Ramachandran:  "Illustrator Steve Lowtwait and writer Michael Smith are telling a fictional story through social media that's centered around a protagonist called "Hawk Funn." They have set up real social profiles on Facebook and Twitter for fictional characters in the story, and they post about the characters' lives just like real people would" ...

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Deborah Banker's curator insight, August 28, 2013 2:30 PM

Not quite sure what to think about this one.

Lisa Belfield's curator insight, August 28, 2013 8:45 PM

Great idea for classroom novel study!

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Facebook Stories: A Facebook Site With Collected Stories and Infographics

Facebook Stories: A Facebook Site With Collected Stories and Infographics | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Joanna Stern: "Facebook A lot of people — close to 950 million, in fact — are sharing their lives on Facebook. As it turns out, Facebook thinks many of them have some interesting stories."

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TV looks to new era of interactive game shows to lure the Facebook generation

TV looks to new era of interactive game shows to lure the Facebook generation | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The Million Pound Drop and The Bank Job are proving a bit hit with internet audiences, but it is the data collected from online players which is making advertisers take notice...
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Chicago Filmmaker Documents Woman's Quest To Overcome Fear, Meet All Her Facebook Friends

Chicago Filmmaker Documents Woman's Quest To Overcome Fear, Meet All Her Facebook Friends | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
When Chicago filmmaker Benjamin Gonzales set out to create a film telling the story of his friend ArLynn Presser's ambitious goal to meet all of her 325 Facebook friends over the course of one year, he wasn't aiming to create a documentary about anxiety...
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The 7 Biggest Fan Page Marketing Mistakes

The 7 Biggest Fan Page Marketing Mistakes | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
If you want to get better Facebook fan page marketing results, check this list and find out if you're making any of these mistakes.
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Facebook Game 'WeTopia' Allows Players To Donate To Charity By Building Virtual Village

Facebook Game 'WeTopia' Allows Players To Donate To Charity By Building Virtual Village | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Facebook gamers addicted to racking up coins, points, jewels, crops and the like can now do more than earn bragging rights -- and fill up your news feed.
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Dungeons & Dragons Gets A Facebook Game

Dungeons & Dragons Gets A Facebook Game | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Dungeon Masters start your engines, Dungeons & Dragons, the wildly popular table-top role-playing game is coming to Facebook.
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Will Facebook’s New Storytelling Tools Write A Happy Ending?

Will Facebook’s New Storytelling Tools Write A Happy Ending? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
For some time now I’ve been asserting that technology is teaching us to be human again.
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Facebook Changes Again: Everything You Need To Know

Facebook Changes Again: Everything You Need To Know | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
At the f8 conference in San Francisco, Mark Zuckerberg revealed some of the most profound changes seen on Facebook. Here's a handy guide.
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'Dirty Dancing' Game Launching on Facebook

'Dirty Dancing' Game Launching on Facebook | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Lionsgate will try to monetize the film's 10.9 million fans by allowing them to build their own resorts and host dance competitions...
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