Denver Interactive Agency Web Site Nominated For .NET Award For Twitter Integration

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As part of the new digital agency site, FL2 created a Twitter feed—Oops. I Tweeted My Pants. This section of the site leverages the Twitter API, allowing site visitors to follow FL2 employees in real time. The site aggregates Twitter statistics and displays them in unexpected ways, creating a strong visual impact. .Net magazine has currently nominated this portion of the site for the best use of API category in the .Net Awards.

Our site showcases our design aesthetic and attracts people who truly appreciate the innovation that underlies outstanding design and leading digital thought. We’ve gained a reputation for collaborating well with top brands and traditional advertising agencies, and for bringing fresh digital thought to the table. We enjoy the space and continuing to push digital further and further.

FL2, a high-end, full-service interactive agency, has been nominated for a .Net Award in the Best Use of API category. Voting is now underway until October 11, 2009. The site has also recently won several awards including Communication Arts' Webpick of the Day on April 20, FWA's Site of the Day on May 3, and the Interactive Media Council's Outstanding Achievement Award in Web Design/Development. The company's new site was also the focus of a feature article in W.E.B., Korea's top web design magazine available on newsstands now.

FL2 has garnered national and international attention for its creativity, clean visual design, functionality, and ease of use. The site is rooted heavily in what have become two of FL2's signature trademarks—typographic elements and innovative transitions, as featured in the company portfolio section.

As part of the new digital agency site, FL2 created a Twitter feed—Oops. I Tweeted My Pants. This section of the site leverages the Twitter API, allowing site visitors to follow FL2 employees in real time. While it's a great way for FL2 followers to catch up on the company’s Twitter activity, it also showcases FL2's recent obsession with data visualization. The site aggregates Twitter statistics and displays them in unexpected ways, creating a strong visual impact. .Net magazine has currently nominated this portion of the site for the best use of API category in the .Net Awards. Users looking for more elaborate messaging than an FL2 Tweet can visit the WordPress blog, which is also featured on the company’s site. The blog highlights new releases and company related activities, as well as digital experiments the development team is currently working on.

The one feature that truly rounds out the user experience for this website is a portal simply referred to as "Cam Yourself," where users can literally leave any message they desire by tapping into their webcam through the FL2 site and recording a post in real time. This feature has been very popular; gathering over 300 submissions since launch from all around the world.

"It's always an honor for us to win awards and we truly appreciate the accolades from our industry. It gets even more personal when you are recognized for the effort related to your own brand, and the thought and hard work your team puts in." says Karl Becker, president of FL2. "Our site showcases our design aesthetic and attracts people who truly appreciate the innovation that underlies outstanding design and leading digital thought. We’ve gained a reputation for collaborating well with top brands and traditional advertising agencies, and for bringing fresh digital thought to the table. We enjoy the space and continuing to push digital further and further."

In recent months, FL2 has won other national and international accolades. FL2 won a 2008 Best in Show W3 Award for the Orinda Wilder website, two 2008 Silver W3 Awards for its Riverfront Park website, and a 2008 W3 Gold Award in the Self-Promotion category for its former website. The Riverfront Park site was also one of five sites nominated in the Experimental category in the 2008 Pixel Awards competition and the 2009 Webby Awards in the Real Estate Category. The Cigarette is Dead was also an official 2009 Webby Honoree. In addition, FL2's website for marquee skate brand Vision Street Wear was selected by Communication Arts as a winner in the Interactive Annual 14.

More information about the awards FL2 has won for its website can be found at the Communication Arts website (http://www.commarts.com), FWA website (http://www.thefwa.com) and the Interactive Media Council's website (http://www.interactivemediaawards.com), as well as at http://www.FL-2.com and http://blog.fl-2.com.

ABOUT FL2
FL2 is a high-end, full-service interactive agency that specializes in producing world-class interactive. Driven by innovation, FL2 has gained a reputation for building distinctive websites that push the limits of digital design and technology that help drive our clients' brands above the competition. Our marketing expertise in social networking, search, mobile, rich media, and video allows us to create tangible results. Many of our projects have been recognized in the Communications Arts Interactive Annual and have won national and international awards including The FWA, Adobe Site Of The Day, Webby Awards, SXSW Interactive Web Awards, Clio Awards, Pixel Awards, American Design Awards, and W3 Awards. Our success can be attributed to a philosophy of working with branding and advertising agencies and other clients who share our core value of progressive, creative thinking. To learn more about FL2, visit our website at http://www.FL-2.com.

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