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Photo History of SXSW Since 2005

THE PHOTO HISTORY OF SXSW INTERACTIVE SINCE 2005 In great anticipation of SXSWI 2011, this week the Pixable team reflected on SXSW ycars past - considering the events that have impacted the festival and milestones in innovation since 2005. Tapping the power of Pixable's Photofeed to aggregate photos from years past, and in true geek fashion, this timeline is the result. Designed by Pixable with the help of guest designer, Kaelea Ann, and inspiration from JESS 3 and Eloqua. 2005 HTML Flash vs. HTML: Battle lines were drawn in a panel. People Own Media. Interactive keynote speakers 2006 Craig Newmark of Craigslist and Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia turn up as the superstars of the event. The success of these platforms make it clear that the people now own the media, rather than being owned by it. Twitter takes fight. Twitter's launch turns out (2007 to be, perhaps, the most successful launch to date at SXSWI. Interestingly enough, the startup wins an award in the blog category. Interactive is no longer the auxiliary part to a big music festival. Riot with Facebook. Founder Mark Zuckerberg is the keynote speaker in a humdrum and rather 2008) bizarre interview that turns into one of the first Twitter "riots". Zappos ewatrs mt potuasto 2009 What Recession? While the recession dampens moods, Zappos continues to commit to wowing every customer, and succeeds in doing so. foursquarn 2010 Geo, Geo, Geo! Three years after Twitter's debut at SXSW, geolocation startup Foursquare makes its big splash. ...however, Gowalla snatches the interactive mobile and throws a Tiki party! 2011: What does 2011 have in store for us? As the event continues to celebrate the world of interactive, more online photos will continue to depict the story of SXSW Source: Scott Beale / Laughing Squid /, Jess 3, Eloqua, Brian Behrend, kris krug, Brian Solis / pixable

Photo History of SXSW Since 2005

shared by GeeGrl on Mar 27
A new infographic which pictures the big moments that have made South by Southwest Interactive a must-attend event for geeks.




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