Miranda July

Type: Person
Name: Miranda July
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Somebody has a message

Marketers looking to be on the bleeding edge of the app world may want to check out this latest social platform.3 hours agoBrands on the lookout for hip and cool apps, here’s a new one for you. Memorizing conversation starters are a thing of the past. ... [Published Strategy Magazine - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 4 reports

Why Miranda July Created "Somebody"--An App That Sends Strangers To Deliver Messages

Miranda July has a complicated relationship with private messages. She wants them to somehow also be made public. In the summer of 2013, her art piece We Think Alone gathered the private emails of 20 collaborators, both famous and otherwise, and sent ... [Published Fast Company - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Meet 'Somebody' – Miu Miu's New Mobile App

If you've ever wondered what would happen if WhatsApp was taken over by a singing telegram service, then boy, today is your lucky day.Film director/artist/actress Miranda July’s has teamed up with Prada's artsy little sister Miu Miu on a quirky app entitled ... [Published Luxury Insider - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

The First iPhone App to be Displayed at a MFA Exhibit is Also a Social Experiment

The types of art displayed in the hallowed halls of Boston's Museum of Fine Art vary drastically. There are traditional portraits, contemporary blown glass, mummies and now, joining them and everything in between will be an iPhone app. That's right, for ... [Published Bostinno - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Miu Miu Debuts A Stranger-Friendly App Designed By Miranda July

For those who are new to the world of fashion, here is fact update. Miu Miu is a high fashion brand of women’s clothing and accessories from the Prada fashion house. Headed by Miuccia Prada, the name of the collection is taken from her nickname. In 2012 ... [Published Pursuitist - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Miranda July’s Quirky Film Presents Somebody, the New App That Connects Strangers in the Real World

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iz13HMsvb6oHaving owned an iPhone for all of one month, I’m still a bit leery of all it can purportedly do for me. Convenience is great, but I’m not sure I’m ready to cede control of all the little tasks, challenges, and ... [Published Open Culture - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

You might need Somebody too the messaging app with a personal touch | Deborah Coughlin

'When my mate called me this week to say she’d been sacked, instead of sending the emoticon for cuddle, I could have sent a nearby motherly figure to give her a big hug.' Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPAThis morning I was accosted by an Italian granny on ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Miranda July's New App is Different

The world, despite a gazillion ways to get in touch, is a lonely space these days. Spike Jonze even made a movie about it – see Her for a mediation on the whole sorry future where Siri is your only pal. Loneliness is a cross-generational social issue. ... [Published Image Magazine - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 4 reports

Somebody: A Clever Messaging App Film from Comedian Miranda July

[embedded content]The sharing economy is getting crowded: apartments, cars and even dinner tables — but what about personal interactions and real-life conversations? Comedian and writer Miranda July takes that question and applies it to her latest short-film ... [Published Social Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 11 reports

Somebody

Texting is tacky. Calling is awkward. Email is old. Next time try -- an app created by Miranda July with support from Miu Miu. When you send your friend a message through Somebody, it goes -- not to your friend -- but to the Somebody user nearest your ... [Published ZDNet - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 9 reports

Say hello to Somebody, the world’s strangest messaging app

Every Miranda July fan knows the indie filmmaker/writer/artist is full of interesting ideas. Her latest, a messaging app called Somebody, takes July’s signature quirkiness to a whole new level.Somebody isn’t your typical messaging app, although it looks ... [Published Tech Hive - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Early Buzz: Weezer, Miranda July and more headlines

River Cuomo performs with Weezer June 22. / Kyle Grantham, The News Journal by Whitney Matheson, USA TODAY by Whitney Matheson, USA TODAYFiled UnderMorning, everybody! Before we kick off a welcome holiday weekend, enjoy a few headlines:- We have ... [Published Florida Today - Aug 29 2014]

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"I see this as far-reaching public art project," says July in the press release, "inciting performance and conversation about the value of inefficiency and risk."

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Somebody has a message [Published Strategy Magazine - 11 hours ago]
Why Miranda July Created "Somebody"--An App Tha... [Published Fast Company - 13 hours ago]
Miranda July's messaging app is a modern twist ... [Published Globe and Mail - 13 hours ago]
Weird or not? New app gets strangers to verball... [Published Electric New Paper - 18 hours ago]
Meet 'Somebody' – Miu Miu's New Mobile App [Published Luxury Insider - Sep 02 2014]
The First iPhone App to be Displayed at a MFA E... [Published Bostinno - Sep 02 2014]
Miu Miu Debuts A Stranger-Friendly App Designed... [Published Pursuitist - Sep 01 2014]
Somebody – the iOS app that sends random people... [Published Phone Arena - Sep 01 2014]
You might need Somebody too the messaging app w... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
Miranda July’s Quirky Film Presents Somebody, t... [Published Open Culture - Sep 01 2014]
Strangers will verbally deliver your messages w... [Published Ars Technica - Aug 31 2014]
Miranda July's New App is Different [Published Image Magazine - Aug 31 2014]
The Buro 24/7 Middle East Digest [Published Buro 24/7 - Aug 31 2014]
Young Blood: Eric McNeal [Published Hunger TV - Aug 30 2014]
Miu Miu Explores Communication Today [Published Azyaa Mode - Aug 29 2014]
Somebody: A Clever Messaging App Film from Come... [Published Social Times - Aug 29 2014]
Abercrombie Loses the Logo, Angelina Jolie’s We... [Published Style.com - Aug 29 2014]
Somebody [Published ZDNet - Aug 29 2014]
MFA to Become Hotspot for New Social App ‘Someb... [Published Boston Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
Miranda July's App Has Strangers Deliver Messages [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 29 2014]
Say hello to Somebody, the world’s strangest me... [Published Tech Hive - Aug 29 2014]
Strangers will verbally deliver your messages w... [Published Wired.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
Get strangers to deliver the bad news with 'Som... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 29 2014]
Miranda July’s new app Somebody delivers text m... [Published New Statesman - Aug 29 2014]
Early Buzz: Weezer, Miranda July and more headl... [Published Florida Today - Aug 29 2014]
Miranda July’s New Messaging App Brings Strange... [Published Vocativ - Aug 29 2014]
Get strangers to deliver the bad news with 'Som... [Published Engadget - Aug 29 2014]
Get strangers to deliver the bad news with 'Som... [Published Engadget - Aug 29 2014]
Somebody App Is A Messaging App That Uses Human... [Published UberGizmo - Aug 29 2014]
Somebody app might put singing telegrams back i... [Published SlashGear - Aug 29 2014]
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Strangers will verbally deliver your messages w... [Published Ars Technica - Aug 31 2014]
No matter how many emoticons you use, messaging apps (for the most part) remain a rather impersonal form of communication that fall somewhere between e-mail and phone calls on the formality scale. Artist and actress Miranda July is hoping to change ...
Get strangers to deliver the bad news with 'Som... [Published Engadget - Aug 29 2014]
If you've ever sat back, stared into the sky and wonder would happen if WhatsApp was taken over by a singing telegram service, then boy, today is your lucky day. Film director and artist Miranda July has teamed up with Prada sub-brand Miu Miu (nope ...
Strange Messaging App [Published Nerdcore - Aug 29 2014]
Frau Miranda July hat ‘ne App konzipiert, die Messages von Fremden in der Nähe vorlesen lässt. Ist quasi eine Kombination aus App und Kurzfilm/Commercial für Miu Miu Women Tales . When you send your friend a message through Somebody, it goes ...
Digital App to Accompany Next Miu Miu Women's T... [Published Women's Wear Daily - Aug 28 2014]
For the project, to make its debut tonight during the Venice Film Festival, performance artist Miranda July has created an app called “Somebody.” Continue reading... Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook . ...
Tavi And Age-Milestone Anxieties [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 13 2014]
by Phoebe Maltz Bovy This week’s New York Magazine cover story is further affirmation that Tavi Gevinson – still a teenager! – has accomplished more than you ever will. Writes Amy Larocca: As even casual prowlers of the internet worlds of fashion ...
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