NEWS: Social media can now be incorporated into networks created using StrandVision's software-as-a-service offering, which the company suggests is a 'valuable add-on' for those wishing to run employee initiatives on internal networks.
NEWS: Sportswear brands Umbro and Foot Locker have commissioned a giant mural on blowUp Media's Shoreditch site to find the best underground artists.
NEWS: DynaScan's DS47LT4 high-brightness LCD screens have gone on tour with Spotify, accompanying artists around the US on its Big Green Bus.
NEWS: Famed vegetarian the Jolly Green Giant has been brought to life in an augmented reality campaign at New York's Grand Central Station.
NEWS: Kodak is showcasing its Nexpress photo platform at Photokina, taking place in Cologne, Germany, from today (September 18th) until September 23rd.
FEATURE: José Ferreira from JMF Signs and Graphics and SignGeeks talks to Output's Morwenna Kearns.
NEWS: Web hosting company 123-reg has launched a promotional campaign that combines social media interaction and out-of-home adverts.
NEWS: An independent sign-maker has created a social media presence to provide a new type of forum to British sign and display producers.
NEWS: printMax says increasing its online presence with social media interaction 'is proving to be hugely beneficial'.
OPINION: The two Westfield shopping centres in London pride themselves on being leaders in digital advertising. Geny Caloisi looks at the arrival of Futurefashion.
FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul catches up with some UK sign-makers to see how they're using social media.
NEWS: Sixty CBS Outdoor digital XTP screens deployed in Underground stations in London will display entertainment listings information to commuters following a partnership with Time Out.
NEWS: Digital signage company X2O Media has introduced new templates and that allow content from social media portals to be displayed on electronic screens.
FEATURE: Nielsen's recently published Social Media Report confirms a huge increase in the influence of networks and blogs on consumer behaviour.
FEATURE: The term 'social media' encompasses far more than churning out a limited number of characters on-screen to attract followers and a response.
FEATURE: For too long the printing industry was scared of what the internet was going to do to it.
NEWS: Spectators at the RFL Carnegie Cup final, taking place at Wembley Stadium, London, UK tomorrow (August 27th), will be able to interact with the site's 13 x 8m digital screen using a new app.
NEWS: Australian digital signage provider Crystal Display has launched a new application aimed at estate agents which connects social media with digital signage.
FEATURE: Marketing is one of the vital organs for the body corporate. It helps keep a business's blood flowing and all parts in rude health.
NEWS: VML London has commented on its current campaign for Colgate, which links social media activity, public interactivity and digital DOOH media.
NEWS: City Gateway Media has formed a partnership with Screenreach Interactive to conduct an experiment to investigate the importance of audience engagement and interaction in an OOH environment.
NEWS: Business consulting firm Protiviti has urged companies to ensure they have a clear understanding of the risks surrounding cloud computing implementation.
NEWS: OOH adverts from the UK and across the world have been collected together to enable the industry to vote for their favourites.
NEWS: LocaModa, a social media company that specialises in place-based interactions, has stated that it will be exhibiting a number of innovations for its Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare Places applications for its LocaModa 4.0 platform at Digital Signage Expo (DSE).
NEWS: A report has found that more companies are 'overcoming their fear' of social media and are using services such as Facebook and Twitter increasingly for corporate uses.
NEWS: Clear Channel Spectacolor is hoping its current campaign for Corona Light – which combines its Times Square digital billboard with social media platform Facebook – will attract the attention of more than 500,000 people each day.
NEWS: Fujifilm Imagetec, a division of Fujifilm, has revealed a new strategic alliance with US place-based social media specialists LocaModa.
FEATURE: The world of the advertiser is changing. As the channels available to brands alter, so too does the way that the marketing conversation occurs.
NEWS: JCDecaux has released details on a campaign launched by ted@Mediacom and record label Polydor which combines printed billboards with social media.
NEWS: Norwegian technology company never.no says the roll-out of its Rent-to-Own programme for digital signage interactivity has been successful, with a number of international advertising and marketing agencies signing up.
NEWS: A new social retailing concept from digital marketing and technology firm LBi has been incorporated into New York department store Macy's 'Find Your Magic' campaign.
NEWS: Dear colleagues and friends, Twitter has announced the first overhaul of its service in four years.
FEATURE: It will probably come as no surprise to read this month’s statistics from The Nielsen Company (via the BBC) about use of social media platforms, and to find out that Facebook is still on the ascendant.