During Episode 55 of the Beyond Social Media Show, B.L. Ochman and David Erickson discuss L’Oreal’s dumping of Axelle Despiegelaere mere days after signing the beautiful Belgium World Cup fan whose photo went viral.

L’OREAL Video Announcement Of Signing Of Axelle Despiegelaere

Axelle Despiegelaere Facebook Post With Dead Gazelle

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Friskies collaborated with Ze Frank to narrate a commercial and with BuzzFeed to provide the launch platform that ultimately resulted in more than 13.5 million views (and counting), more than 85,000 Likes, and more than 5,300 comments on YouTube alone, not to mention other channels. We discuss what made it so successful in this episode of the Beyond Social Media show:

Friskies’ Dear Kitten Video Narrated By Ze Frank

Ze Frank Narrates Friskies’ Dear Kitten Video

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Mary Meeker’s Ugly State Of The Internet Presentation [VIDEO]

June 1, 2014
Mary Meeker's Ugly State Of The Internet Presentation [VIDEO]

During episode 50 of the Beyond Social Media Show, David Erickson & B.L. Ochman discuss the wonderful yet atrociously-designed State of the Internet presentation Mary Meeker gives each year.

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Industries Consumers Trust & Distrust With Personal Data [VIDEO]

April 30, 2014
Industries Consumers Trust & Distrust With Personal Data [VIDEO]

During episode 45 of the Beyond Social Media Show, David Erickson discusses the trust Americans put in the handlers of their personal data, by industry.

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American Teens’ Favorite Social Networks [VIDEO]

April 19, 2014
American Teens' Favorite Social Networks [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses research from Piper Jaffray about American teens social network preferences during this segment of the Beyond Social Media Show.

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IKEA’s Pop Up Store – Tokyo [VIDEO]

April 16, 2014
IKEA's Pop Up Store - Tokyo [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses IKEA’s twist on the pop up store in Tokyo during the Beyond Social Media Show.

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Worst. Lyrics. Ever: Let’s Get Social [VIDEO]

April 14, 2014
Worst. Lyrics. Ever: Let's Get Social [VIDEO]

B.L. Ochman and David Erickson cringe over unintentionally hilarious Let’s Get Social song featured during the Social Media World conference.

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The Julia Louis-Dreyfus Rolling Stone Cover Snafu [VIDEO]

April 13, 2014
The Julia Louis-Dreyfus Rolling Stone Cover Snafu [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses the Rolling Stone cover featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the embarrassingly fundamental misunderstanding of US history displayed thereon.

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Heartbleed Security Bug [VIDEO]

April 12, 2014
Heartbleed Security Bug [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses the Heartbleed bug and some steps you can take to protect yourself.

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David Ortiz’s Samsung-Sponsored Selfie With President Obama [VIDEO]

April 6, 2014
David Ortiz's Samsung-Sponsored Selfie With President Obama [VIDEO]

Was Red Sox slugger David Ortiz’s selfie tweet with President Barack Obama a publicity stunt orchestrated by Samsung?

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