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Ford to Honda: Hey, Wait Up!

On the same day that it encouraged fans to follow it on Instagram for sexy Bronco teasing, Ford Motor Company announced it will pull advertising from all social media platforms for a period of 30 days. As you read here roughly nine minutes ago, Ford’s move comes after Honda did exactly the same. The automakers, […] The post Ford to Honda: Hey, Wait Up! appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, Ford, Autos, Honda, Ford Motor Company, News Blog


Waze design makeover seeks to spark the joy of driving

The Waze driver app aims to spark joy for commuting in a brand refresh for simplicity, consistency, and color.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, News, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Waze


Quarantine Chat: Moto-Blogging, Vlogging and Social Media

Last week, we had a great Zoom chat in which we talked about our motorcycle experiences, inspiration, travel, and just plain got to know one another better. Seeing people’s faces, their mannerisms and hearing their voices and accents adds a new layer to the connection you’ve made through words and static images. I loved it. … Read More Read More The post Quarantine Chat: Moto-Blogging, Vlogging and Social Media appeared first on Girlie Motorcycle Blog.
Tags: Social Media, Blogging, Motorcycles, Chat, Meetup, Zoom, Motorcycle


Elon Musk says Bitcoin scammers impersonating him on Twitter are ‘not cool’

In a recent tweet, Tesla CEO Elon Musk called out hackers who posed as him to scam people out of Bitcoin.
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Tesla, Bitcoin


Best of CH 2019: Instagram

Selections from our most-liked posts on the social media platform Before we get back to our computers to write a story, the COOL HUNTING Instagram offers our editorial team (and a few contributors) an opportunity to share moments of inspiration. Aligned with the site, the word design—and its flexible definition—guides all that we post on social media. Thus, the subject matter of our photos encompasses …
Tags: Travel, Photos, Auto, Art, Photography, Design, Instagram, Restaurants, Bars, Cars, Social Media, Culture, Architecture, Public Art, Hospitality, Cool Hunting


This is the most important tech from each year between 2010 and 2020

The 2000s were the wild west. A new digital world was being built alongside the old one. In the 2010s, we found out what it was like to live in that new world.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Gaming, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Computing


Everything the Cybertruck looks like, according to the internet

Elon Musk revealed the Cybertruck, Tesla’s handsome new machine, in all its angular glory. It’s a very cool car, but that doesn’t mean the internet isn’t going to poke fun at how utterly weird it looks. If you can count on Twitter and Reddit for nothing else, you can count on it for that. Naturally, we took our own potshots here at TNW when we saw this thing. My colleague Callum Booth coined the lovely phrase “fascist Toblerone” to describe the shape, which isn’t that far off. My other colleague...
Tags: Startups, Elon Musk, Cars, Social Media, Reddit, Batmobile, Napier Lopez, Callum Booth, Cybertruck Tesla


Bird offers free scooter rides in exchange for a certain kind of selfie

Bird is offering free rides on its electric scooters if you snap a selfie while wearing a helmet at the end of a trip. It's part of ongoing efforts to promote safe riding among its users.
Tags: Outdoors, Mobile, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Bird, Electric Scooters, E-scooters, Bird Scooters


A Katy Perry Song Drops a Gift in Harley-Davidson’s Lap

“Harleys in Hawaii” has been streamed and viewed millions of times, by a demographic the motorcycle maker has had a hard time reaching.
Tags: News, Social Media, Katy Perry, Hawaii, Motorcycles, Product placement, Harley Davidson, Katy, Perry, Advertising and Marketing, Motor Bikes and Motorscooters, Harley-Davidson Inc


Digital Trends Live: Facebook and elections, Netflix raises $2 billion, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we discuss the biggest-trending tech topics, including Facebook’s plans to combat election interference, Netflix raises $2 billion, the new Star Wars trailer, invisibility cloaks, and more.
Tags: Facebook, Star Wars, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Netflix, Dt Live, Digital Trends Live


Mercedes-Benz app glitch exposed car owners’ information to other users

Mercedes-Benz car owners have said that the app they used to remotely locate, unlock and start their cars was displaying other people’s account and vehicle information. TechCrunch spoke to two customers who said the Mercedes-Benz’ connected car app was pulling in information from other accounts and not their own, allowing them to see other car owners’ names, recent activity, phone numbers, and more. The apparent security lapse happened late-Friday before the app went offline “due to site mainten...
Tags: Google, Security, Apps, Privacy, Los Angeles, Social Media, Tech, Spokesperson, Smartphone, Software, Automotive, Automotive Industry, Seattle, Mercedes Benz, Photo Sharing, Daimler


Batwoman, Failed Airlines, and Height Enhancement Scams: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

It’s been a busy week for our friends at Facebook: Amid showing a bunch of loser far-right trolls and also Louis Farrakhan the door, kicking off an unhinged Twitter spree by the president, the company announced a confusing pivot towards being a privacy-first platform while also announcing other features designed to…Read more...
Tags: Health, Amazon, Facebook, Wearables, Twitter, Science, Technology, Television, Movies, Air Travel, Medicine, Labor, Environment, Cars, Social Media, Brands


Musk-SEC Battle Rages On; Regulator Claims Tesla CEO’s Twitter Account Is Still the Wild West

There’s no shortage of distractions coming out of Tesla to take the focus away from a smoldering legal battle between the automaker and its favorite foe, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC, however, isn’t easily led astray by retail store turmoil and the promise of a crossover with no home. The regulator has […] The post Musk-SEC Battle Rages On; Regulator Claims Tesla CEO’s Twitter Account Is Still the Wild West appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, Lawsuit, Social Media, Tesla, Autos, SEC, Law And Order, Musk, U S Securities and Exchange Commission, News Blog


Japanese monks hit Twitter to protest driving ticket in the most brilliant way

Cops in Japan told a monk recently that he shouldn't drive a car wearing his traditional robe as its long length and long sleeves might affect his ability to drive safely. His fellow monks came up with a brilliant response. The post Japanese monks hit Twitter to protest driving ticket in the most brilliant way appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Twitter, Japan, News, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Monks, Driving Ticket


Japanese monks hit Twitter to protest driving ticket in most brilliant way

Cops in Japan told a monk recently that he shouldn't drive a car wearing his traditional robe as its long length and long sleeves might affect his ability to handle it safely. His fellow monks came up with a brilliant response. The post Japanese monks hit Twitter to protest driving ticket in most brilliant way appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Twitter, Japan, News, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Monks, Driving Ticket


These are the 10 most important tech news stories of 2018

From Facebook scandals to unprecedented space travel, 2018 has been a year of important, turbulent, exciting, worrying, and delightful tech news. We count the 10 tech stories that will be influencing the future. The post These are the 10 most important tech news stories of 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Gaming, Facebook, Business, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Tesla, Web, Nasa, Features, Computing, Emerging Tech, Movies & TV


Dine and dash(board): Make a Yelp reservation from your car’s control panel

Already in the car, but can't decide where to eat? Yelp Reservations can now be added to some dashboard touchscreens. Yelp Reservations searches for restaurants within 25 miles of the vehicle's location. The post Dine and dash(board): Make a Yelp reservation from your car’s control panel appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Gm, Yelp, Buick


Emojisport: Hashtags in the Fast Lane… of NASCAR Marketing

While I throughly enjoy motorsport, my NASCAR fandom has dwindled over the years. It’s not a frequency I’m perpetually tuned into anymore, but I revisit the series regularly to keep tabs on what’s happening. However, when I put on Sunday’s race, I noticed something different about the cars. Jimmie Johnson’s Chevrolet had a picture of his own […] The post Emojisport: Hashtags in the Fast Lane… of NASCAR Marketing appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Twitter, Marketing, Social Media, Racing, Editorials, Autos, Chevrolet, Hashtags, Nascar, Motorsport, Jimmie Johnson, News Blog


CarBlip’s car buying app raises $2 million

CarBlip, a new car-buying mobile application that’s aiming to compete with services like Wyper, has raised $2 million in a new round of financing. The investment was led by Nordic Eye Venture Capital with participation from the startup studio and seed investment firm, Science. CarBlip chief executive Brian Johnson, said that the company’s main purpose was to bring the car buying experience online. “One of the main things about why we started CarBlip is we wanted to circumvent the in-person nego...
Tags: TC, Science, Tinder, Social Media, Tech, Car, Software, United States, Ford, IAC, Johnson, Brooks, Lane, Brian Johnson, Eric Brooks, Managing Partner


Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol Under Build with Input from Social Media

Nissan have had good experiences with building one-off vehicles using their fans’ votes on the social media. It is a good way of engaging the public and boost their loyalty to the brand. The latest project in this vein is the Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol, a hard-core offroader being built for 2018 Overland Expo WEST debut. Over the next three weeks fans can log on to Nissan’s social media channels, or use #MountainPatrol, to vote on various parts of this vehicle. Mind you, they are not givi...
Tags: Social Media, Autos, Nissan, Nissan Armada, Said, Nissan North America Inc, Brandon White, Armada Mountain Patrol, Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol Under Build, Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol


The Games We Play: Advertising Chicanery Begins on ‘2018 Jeep Wrangler’

Late last year, I selected Jeep’s JL Wrangler as an Ace of Base once pricing for the snazzy new off-road rig was freshly announced. That was 43 days ago, at which point I theorized that Wrangler shoppers would likely need to be weary of dealer bait-and-switch tactics, as both the new JL and the old JK […] The post The Games We Play: Advertising Chicanery Begins on ‘2018 Jeep Wrangler’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Advertising, Social Media, Industry, Editorials, Fca, Autos, Jeep, Dealer News, Wrangler, JL, Dartmouth Dodge


Mind Blowing similarity / On me souffle que c’est la même image!

THE ORIGINAL? Panasonic “Enjoy fresher air” – 2014 Source : Cannes BRONZE LION Agency : Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney (Australia) LESS ORIGINAL Euroshop Volkswagen Dealer – 2018 Source : Facebook Agency : Unknown (Peru) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Dog, Dogs, Air Conditioning, Advertising, Cars, Social Media, Peru, Panasonic, Volkswagen, Best Of, Chien, Print & Outdoor, Joe La Pompe, Chiens, Blow, Saatchi Saatchi Sydney Australia


Totally tubular tech: 20 of the coolest products at CES 2018

Each year, we discover tons of incredible technology at CES, but not everyone is lucky enough to see the show floor for themselves. From smart windows to giant race-ready robots, these are the coolest products. The post Totally tubular tech: 20 of the coolest products at CES 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Web, Computing, Home Theater, Virtual Reality, Oled, Nissan, Vr Headset, Emerging Tech, Ces2018


The 10 most interesting products at CES this year

The Consumer Electronics Show is in full swing. You may not be able to participate in the action, but we can at least give you the highlights. Check out our favorite tech of the future. The post The 10 most interesting products at CES this year appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Home Theater, Virtual Reality, Oled, Nissan, Vr Headset, Emerging Tech, Ces2018


Separating From Social Media In 2018

In the age of social media, more and more are posting about their travel adventures. Perhaps you have noticed this too? Or maybe you are among those posting about travel? A 2015 Adweek article by Kimberlee Morrison notes that 76 percent of users upload their vacation photos to social networks. Morrison also points out how those planning a vacation will often like or follow pages related to their upcoming travel. Furloughs & Woes A March 2017 Forbes feature by Jimmy Rohampton suggests Millennia...
Tags: Facebook, Feature, Jennifer Lawrence, Social Media, Snapchat, Ford, Editorials, Standard Oil, Autos, World Health Organization, Michigan, Espn, National Football League, Detroit, Boeing, Adweek


Weekly Rewind: The best of 2017, the truth on eggnog, the future of photography

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top tech stories from this week. The post Weekly Rewind: The best of 2017, the truth on eggnog, the future of photography appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Gaming, Photography, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Web, Smart Home, Health & Fitness, Emerging Tech


Weekly Rewind: Galaxy Note 8 vs. iPhone 8, paper lightsabers, Nissan Leaf review

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top tech stories from this week. The post Weekly Rewind: Galaxy Note 8 vs. iPhone 8, paper lightsabers, Nissan Leaf review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Web, Computing, Home Theater, Virtual Reality, Smart Home, Emerging Tech, Nissan Leaf, Movies & TV, Android Army, Tech Stories, Top Tech Stories


CES 2018

Every year, technological titans and scrappy startups alike descend on Las Vegas to show off the amazing products they’ve been quietly toiling away on all year – and offer consumers a glimpse at the future. There’s something new lurking around every corner at CES, the annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, and with 32 football […] The post CES 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Wearables, Business, Photography, Music, Ces2015, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Ces, Home Theater, Virtual Reality, Las Vegas, Smart Home, Ces 2016, Ces2016


5 crazy SUVs that make the Lamborghini Urus look ordinary

Lamborghini officially revealed its second SUV, the Urus, last week. With 650 horsepower on tap, the Urus is one of the most potent SUVs on the market, but it’s not the fastest. Here are five other insane family-haulers on the market right now. The post 5 crazy SUVs that make the Lamborghini Urus look ordinary appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Social Media, Tesla Model X, Lamborghini Urus, Bentley Bentayga, Porsche Cayenne, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk


Weekly Rewind: Best products of 2017, Google vs. Amazon, Facebook’s top issues

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top tech stories from this week. The post Weekly Rewind: Best products of 2017, Google vs. Amazon, Facebook’s top issues appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Mobile, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Web, Computing, Home Theater, Smart Home, Health & Fitness, Emerging Tech, Amazon Facebook, Movies & TV, Tech Stories, Top Tech Stories, Weekly Rewind



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