Smile for Coca-Cola’s interactive billboard

Coca-Cola is bringing a smile to Swedish commuters’ faces with its innovative ‘Coke-moji’ billboard.

The unique subway station billboard in Stockholm combines facial recognition and emojis to spread some much-needed happiness at one of the dullest times of day.

Displaying a bold (and some might say cheeky) emoji bottlecap face, the billboard mimics the facial expressions of its audience, who can’t resist adding a few seconds to their journey for a touch of joy.

The billboard is an extension of Coca-Cola’s #MakeItHappy campaign; you can see how some passers-by joined in the fun below.

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What’s your social media age?

Have you ever wondered what your true social media age is?

The Guardian’s new quiz finds out how old you really are in this new-fangled digital world of ours.

Being ‘trendy’, ‘hip’, and ‘down with the kids’ is often linked to the language you use on social networks: knowing your #YOLO from your LOL can determine your follower count and popularity in this day and age.

But of course, the quiz is tongue in cheek – play it here and tell us your social media age.

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App combines iconic art with augmented reality

A new augmented reality app lets users ‘remix’ famous works by well-known artists to create their own masterpieces.

With no need for pens and paper, Dazzle It allows you to get your hands on a range of work, such as Sir Peter Blake’s pop art, and experiment with it, including combining and juxtaposing artworks and your own photos.

The app, which is inspired by the colourful dazzle ships used in World War One, then overlays your unique images onto a 3D model, which can be shared across social media and uploaded to a dedicated gallery.

Read more about this new app here and tell us if you’ll be creating your own dazzle designs.

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Famous websites – 1980s-style

If you’ve ever wondered what our favourite websites would look like Eighties-style, there’s a YouTube channel just for you.

Taking nostalgia to a whole new level, SquirrelMonkeyCom’s retro videos reimagine Instagram, Google, and Spotify complete with floppy disks, early Bitmap fonts, and the high-pitched scream of dial-up modems.

Full of references to Casio, Ronald Reagan, and the mullet hairstyle, the videos take a tongue-in-cheek look at the popular sites – and how we use them.

Take a look at the videos here and tell us what other sites should get the retro treatment.

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Summer of Penguin

Penguin is giving commuters the chance to experience some of its content for free on their daily journeys.

To mark its 80th anniversary celebrations, the publishers is offering snippets of new books and interviews to London Underground passengers through its dedicated mobile site, Summer of Penguin.

A collaboration with Virgin Media and TfL, Summer of Penguin is available until the 28th of August.

Penguin said: “This partnership takes the written word beyond the page to inspire and entertain travellers on the London Underground and celebrates the stories, writing and ideas that have shaped Penguin over the past eighty years.”

Read more about it here and get involved.

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Guess the city by the emoji

Test your knowledge of well-known cities and emojis with The Telegraph’s new quiz.

To celebrate World Emoji Day, the quiz takes nineteen cities and represents them in emoji form, offering a written clue for those of us who aren’t experts in the pictorial language.

Some are easy (such as ‘Spanish angels’) while some may require a bit of lateral thinking on the lines of iconic quiz show ‘Catchphrase’ (in which you have to say what you see).

Have a go at the quiz here and tell us how well you do – or let us know if you’ve got your own city-emoji suggestions…

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Coca-Cola asks Londoners to ‘Choose Happiness’ this summer

Coca-Cola has decided to measure the happiness of Londoners this summer as part of its ongoing ‘Choose Happiness’ campaign.

The brand has created ‘happiness meters’, using real-time social data and outdoor advertising, which will analyse any tweets using the hashtag #ChooseHappiness.

300 digital billboards in the capital will show the ever-changing results of the happiness meters, along with promotions for the events supporting the campaign, including phone-in competitions and deliveries of chilled Coca-Cola to London parks.

Find out more about the campaign, which is running throughout August and September, here and tell us if you’ll be choosing happiness.

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