User-generated content continues to change the landscape of entertainment and branding strategies in youth culture. Here’s a round-up of latest innovations.
Gaming Round-up: The Guild’s Felicia Day at SXSW; Vimeo’s HTML5; Rovi’s Open Metadata; Youth Educational Advantages Via Video Games
Street Artist JR Takes InsideOut Project to Tunisia Bringing Awareness of Art, People, Freedom to Arab Country
TedPrize winner JR dives right into his street art project bringing awareness of art as influential as politics with Artocracy -covered by AlJazeera, as art challenges revolutionaries.
Youth Culture’s Sourcing of New Music and Bands Correlate with Where Trends Are Headed for Connecting with the Marketplace-Fresh Data
Given the influence of music on youth culture and their search for sourcing new finds, fresh data from Label Networks’ Spring Youth Culture Study 2011 reveals where the new connections with the marketplace are now happening.
Coca-Cola Music–Attempt to Connect with Teens Still Misses Mark
Coke wakes up to recognize new teens may not know them, and launches music campaign that indicates lack of knowledge about the marketplace.
TEDx Hosted by Goldstar Brings Live Stream of TED Conference to LA Influencer-Big Idea Worth Spreading Is Street Artist JR’s InsideOut Project
Retail Round-up: VF Announces 11% Increase; Abercrombie and Fitch Announces Increase and More Hollisters; H&M Launches Taps Into Unisex with New AIDS Benefit Collection
Many youth culture retailers are figuring out new ways to stay profitable. Here are the ones on top.
Street Art Round-up: JR to Receive TED Prize; Wooster Collective X Kickstarter; Banksy in LA, Doesn’t Win an Oscar
Notoriety of street artists is reaching new heights as more are seen as Rebels of Change (in a good way) and creative inspiration is finding new sources of DIY funding and acceptance.
Top Cell Phones and Smart Phones in Youth Culture -How the Growth and Change in the Marketplace Makes Creating a Mobile Strategy Vital for Brands
Fresh data from Label Networks’ upcoming Fall Youth Culture Study 2010 reveals why brands and retailers need to have a mobile phone strategy in the works.