Mitsubishi puts a stop to pretentious on Facebook with the Unpretentious Facebook App for the Outlander Sport. The app determines who your most pretentious friend is and creates a custom video to put them in their place. Check out the video here.
Can design save lives? Omada Health thinks so. The startup merges social networking, design and digital to create a program for people with prediabetes to reduce their risk of converting to diabetes. http://bit.ly/J5244e
What should a car sound like? Since electric cars make little noise, they are required to generate artificial ones or “vroom tones” for safety reasons. Ford is letting its Facebook community pick which sound their new Focus should make. http://bit.ly/pLwoCG
Google+ reaches 10 million users in 2 days. It took 852 days and 780 days for Facebook and Twitter respectively. Very impressive, but it’s likely a reflection of our curiosity and interest in social networking vs. the nature of Google+ itself. http://bit.ly/q3jvJ5