Sorry boys and girls, no presents this year – Santa just likes Ustream better than Christmas.
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Oh yes ladies and gents – we got a sweet line up for you. I’ve gone ahead and put together the most recent and best of Ustream. For you! All for you. Enjoy!
First up we got 50 Cent. I don’t care if you like him or not, I don’t care what you think – This video is gold. Uncut dialog of a man who went from nothing to something. Rags to riches. Gangs, drugs, sex, and rap – Watch this video and you’ll see how hard it was, what his morals are, and what a legit business man he is.
Next we have the second Digg Town Hall. With millions of members its hard, as a company, to address complaints and handle a community. Well being the creative geniuses they are, Digg chose us, Ustream, as a way to communicate and initiate a conversation with their users. We’re honored and we can’t wait for the next one.
Third – lastly – but definitely the funniest, the one and only Rhett and LinKast! These guys are funny as hell. The first time I ever watched them… I watched an hour long recorded video. Nope, not live, it was recorded. Thats how funny they are. I kid you not when I say that Rhett and Link get live streaming, they understand how to interact with a live chat and dominate the production. Enjoy the video – David Choi shows up later (he’s YouTube famous).
I asked on Twitter if you wanted another caption contest – well gosh darn it here’s another caption contest. The funniest caption wins and is reposted in all its glory. Winner takes all! (don’t forget to subscribe to our blog and follow us on twitter)
P.S. – We’re going to need some more pictures soon – stop by our store, buy a shirt, then take a crazy picture.
P.P.S – The guy in the picture wants you to go check out his site – www.thesquirrelcam.com
Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson.
Yes a dog kept running back and forth behind them, yes they were drinking soda instead of their usual imported beers, and YES they both matched at the beginning of the Town Hall…
They had a great Town Hall. They answered tons of questions and enjoyed themselves throughout. It looks easy, but lets give them a round of applause, or at least a golf clap as you sit there behind your computer screen. Bravo Digg, Bravo.
If you missed the recording, I included the embed below. Enjoy 🙂
Thanks to “M” for the winning caption. Apparently our office guard is way too tired to be of any help. If you want to see the other entries go >here< and if you want to buy that freaking sweet yellow t-shirt go >here<
It’s been too long! Oh how we’ve waited and yearned for another Digg Town Hall. The duo of Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson is enough to warm any web loving techies heart! 5pm on Monday the 12th can’t come soon enough.
Like last time – The leaders of everyone’s favorite social news site, Digg.com, will get on camera to answer questions from the masses. Wondering if Digg will ever change their colors to black and blue? Ask them. Want to know how they made that sweet lip dub video? Ask them! Trying to figure out that new algorithm still? Well…you can try asking but I doubt they’ll tell you the secret 🙂
Tune in this Monday at 5pm PST to witness one of the most innovative Q-and-A sessions you’ve ever seen. They’re on the cutting edge of ingenuity when it comes to community management and we’re honored that they chose us as their communication tool. So – enjoy this Town Hall, because the last one was great, this one will be awesome, and the next one will be even better 🙂
I’m not even sure what to say to this. Its definitely crazier than the last picture we had. Same game, same shirt – Come up with a caption (and in this case the sign text as well) and winner’s gets reposted tomorrow. GO!
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Luckily this Yellow Clothed Ustreamer survived the robot attack (at least we hope so). Thanks to Danny Burleson for the caption! WIN! (if you want to see the submissions go here (http://www.ustream.tv/blog/2008/05/08/rocking-ustream-shwag-caption-contest/) AND to subscribe to our blog go here (http://feeds.feedburner.com/ustream/EDsd))
Purchased from the new Ustream store – this anonymous Ustreamer, AKA an obvious style god, is rocking the ever so fly Yellow Ustream Shirt. It needs a caption, this snap shot is crying out for one. Leave a caption in the comments – I’ll repost the picture with the best one
50. Cent. On. Ustream.
When it comes to music superstardom, it’s hard to top the plateau that 50 Cent continues to ascend. Thanks to savvy of his G-Unit label folks, 50 Cent has officially flirted with the cutting edge of social media.
This past Saturday, May 3rd, 50 Cent decided he wanted to interact live with his fans, all the way from his hotel room in Cape Town South Africa. With zero promotion save for a last minute email blast to his registered fans, 50 Cent drew thousands of fans to his stream. Originally scheduled for 1 hour, 50 Cent and his G-Unit comrades — Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo — clearly were having so much fun interacting live with their fans, that they ended up streaming for nearly 3 hours!
Here are the first two hours of the stream. We had to cut out the last hour because 50, Lloyd and Yayo were having a bit too much fun ;-). Catch it LIVE next time around so you don’t miss out on the unedited hi jinks of cultural icons! Still, plenty of entertaining stuff, enjoy!