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Social Discovery is BIG (and Creepy?) at SXSW

There’s a new trend in social media and application development, and it’s called “social discovery”. If you haven’t already heard the term a lot, you will soon. SXSW is famously an event where a lot of startups get to make their first major marks on the world. Some fizzle out. Some are Twitter. Quite a few are betting on the …

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PureVolume House SXSW: Masque Sexual Flavors

Masque Sexual Flavors is heading to Austin, Texas to take part in SXSW, the city’s annual music, film, and interactive conference and festival. The company, which produces the first orally dissolvable gel strip scientifically engineered to mask the flavors associated with oral sex on a man, is a sponsor of The PureVolume House. PureVolume is a website dedicated to the …

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SXSW 2012 Three-Minute Update Video Released

SXSW 2012 released a new “Three-Minute Update” yesterday. There are great tips for getting into movies at the festival, even if you don’t have a Film badge, news on the live streaming of Bruce Springsteen’s keynote, and how where to find out about all the events happening and streaming. There are more than 5,000 events at SXSW 2012. The SXSW …

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SXSW 2012 To Be Documented By Shutterstock

A stock photo company is running a presentation of photos gathered from SXSW 2012. Shutterstock Images started a guerrilla marketing campaign to document the events, fashions, and energy of SXSW Interactive, the annual technology festival in Austin, Texas. The program runs from March 9 through 13 and includes on-the-ground photographers, a mobile photo booth, a massive wall projection and a …

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Two SXSW 2012 Entrepreneurs Pitch To Help Others

On one of the StartUp Buses headed to SXSW 2012, this bumpy video was shot by Thomas Mulready from CoolCleveland.com. This video was uploaded 5 hours ago. The bus is probably still on the road. The bus is loaded with people with ideas they hope to pitch, contacts they hope to make. The next Zuckerberg could be right in one …

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What Is SXSW 2012? [Video Tutorial]

The gentlemen from the National Film Society took time out of their otherwise busy schedule to step in front of the video camera and explain the basics of SXSW. You could read the Wikipedia article on SXSW. You could visit the official site. You could follow the #SXSW hashtag on Twitter. And, you should do all of these things. But, …

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SXSW 2012 Survival Guide by Austin Locals [Video]

The guys at Flow Nonfiction sat down to discuss the local Austin scene, recommend restaurants, debate local beers, and even tell you how to recover from all the restaurants and beer. Local watering holes, and literal local watering holes were discussed. Lots of tips. An incredible amount of tips. How to get around town? (Hint: rent a bike.)

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Groupon Itinerary for SXSW 2012 Released

Daily deal giant, Groupon, announced their SXSW itinerary today. They also established a specific SXSW Twitter presence with the @GrouponSXSW handle. They will be there March 9-13. Groupon blogged to specifically announce these events: Tech Career Expo: Normally one would expect to find talent on the stage when visiting the iconic Austin Music Hall. But on March 9-10 the tables …

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SXSW 2012: Experience Austin Like a Local

Eloqua is giving people that are attending South By Southwest (SXSW) the chance to experience Austin like a local. The company is holding a sweepstakes with prize packs that have something for every kind of SXSW fan — music lovers, film buffs and tech geeks. Eloqua’s “Experience Austin Like a Local” sweepstakes is intended to give people a truly local …

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SXSW 2012 Features iCrossing Reps

Digital marketing agency iCrossing is present at SXSW 2012. Gabriela Lazzaro, senior audience manager of iCrossing’s Live Media Studio, will participate in a panel, Stand with Planned Parenthood: A Crisis Response on Sunday, March 11, at 9:30 a.m. The panel will examine the strategy behind last year’s successful “Stand With Planned Parenthood” advocacy and support campaign. Rob Garner, iCrossing vice …

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Pay Your SXSW Bar Check With Tabbedout

What better time to unveil a new feature on your restaurant and bar payment app than in Austin, Texas during SXSW? With so many technology professionals eating and drinking in one place, it’s the perfect time to bring your technology to new faces. That is exactly what Tabbedout has done by testing PayPal as a new payment option for their …

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SXSW 2012 Darling App “Highlig.ht” Facebook-Only Login Is a Deal-Breaker

One of today’s hot topics at SXSW is “ambient social networking”. And the charge in that area is led by the new location-based social app Highlig.ht. Here is what Highlight tells us about their product: Highlight is a fun, simple way to learn more about the people around you. If someone standing near you also has Highlight, their profile will …

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