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A Belgian in London’s blog ou le blog d’une belge à Londres


The McDonald’s new sign at Piccadilly Circus

French McDonald’s has recently launched a  new interactive sign, where passers-by can take pictures of themselves interacting with images displayed on the McDonald’s giant LED screen. The billboard displays fun images that are central to Britain and London’s identity (such as a bowler hat). So whether you’re a Londoner or a tourist, next time you [...]

Caroline Coraline: Have you ever wished for a different life?

French Last Saturday, I went to the cinema with Laurence and Pascal and saw one of the CLEVEREST, AWESOME and FASCINATING films I’ve ever seen: Coraline All began some days ago, when I saw on Laurence Tumblelog a video explaining the extremely well-orchestrated social media campaign the advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy made to promote Coraline (Check [...]

My first Social Media Camp

French  Wallacespace St Pancras Bloggers Vodpod Monitoring opinions @smclondon Public Relations Making broken biscuit cake Disqus Great talks Twitter Social Media   Apture Community management Flickr Key influencers Feedburner Amazing atmosphere badges podcasts Lovely people 12seconds.tv London Youtube Indie Movies Lijit Delicious Geeks Blog themes Geekettes Flickster lovely stickers @vero Being human Google analytics Zemanta Seesmic [...]

#followfriday: the explanation

French Last Friday, I noticed many people on Twitter were using the hashtag #followfriday. On Friday night, I met Laurence (@blogtillyoudrop) and she explained me the concept. So, for those who are also wondering about this hashtag meaning and don’t have the opportunity to get to know Laurence;-), here is the explanation: On Twitter, you sometimes want to [...]

Calling all artists!

French   Famous French new wave/rock band, Indochine, offers his fans the opportunity to make his next video-clip. Interested? Choose one song from their new album “La République des Meteors” and post your video on their MySpace  page or on Youtube. I personally don’t know yet their new album but found the idea to offer [...]

Twitter Premium Accounts: did you fall for it?

French These last hours, a satirical blog (BBspot), though described some years ago as “world’s best tech humour site” by The Register, fooled credulous journalists and bloggers and worried the Twittersphere. The hoax: Twitter co-founder and CEO Evan Williams has announced the launch of Twitter premium Accounts. Williams explained that many users have expressed the willingness to pay [...]

How to define Web 3.0?

Yesterday, I had a job interview to work within a social networking website…We spoke about my passion for social media, Web 2.0, my blog… They also asked this very interesting question: what’s the Web 3.0? Although I had already seen this expression in different articles, I wasn’t really able to give a precise definition… When [...]

Congratulations Twitterers !

Hello, Just a short note to tell you that Twestival raises over $250,000 for charity:water… and they’re still counting! More info here

Brussels Twestival 2009

As many cities in the world (Paris, London, New York, Vancouver…), Brussels will organise a “Twestival” next 12 February 2009 to raise money and awareness for charity: water. A Twestival, what’s that? It all began in September 2008, when a group of Twitterers based in London UK decided to organise an event where the local [...]

Vox Swap – The social networking website for learning languages

I stumbled upon this website and thought it could interest some of you… Vox Swap is a social networking website which will help you to meet people in your city who want to improve a language (your mother tongue) and who speak a language you want to further enhance. Because lessons, books and CDs are [...]

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