The One-Degree World of Kevin Bacon
AUSTIN, Texas — The distance between a normal person and a celebrity can often be measured in degrees. Just ask actor Kevin Bacon — who, during a SXSW session, proved that he could instantly cut the distance down to one degree by including every audience member in a Vine video (below).
It was a reminder about the power of technology for direct connection and how easily social media can break down once virtually impenetrable barriers
Some entertainers like Kevin Bacon are quick learners when it comes to leveraging social media for making connections or for social good. And when they need a little guidance, Dustin Bramell, Facebook’s strategic partner development manager for entertainment, is quick to step in. Bramell is part of the team at the social network tasked with connecting the dots among celebrities, Facebook’s tools and audiences sitting on the opposite side Read more…
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