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Introducing The New Facebook Timeline

24. September 2011

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So here it is. The new Facebook Timeline, which will ultimately replace your current profile. Dual columns, maps, check-ins, photos, video, apps, galleries, likes, activity feed and even quick-scroll timeline control. A whole new way to experience your social history, and to present the future. Initial thoughts… Wow. This is going to shake things up. [...]

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1800 Flowers: Flowers From Facebook Friends

30. August 2011

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Here is a great initiative from 1800 Flowers who are well known as a pioneer in social commerce, being one of the first to launch a Facebook store. So to showcase their same day delivery capabilities, they’ve come up with a great idea demonstrating it with birthday notifications. They’ve created an app that lets you [...]

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Mountain Dew: Street Art meets Paintball

26. July 2011

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Here is a new campaign from Mountain Dew Energy UK. Centered around a Facebook app the campaign aims to find and showcase the brand’s official street artist. This hype video features the Graffiti Kings creating street art, using paintballs, in London’s graffiti hub, the Leake Street Tunnel. These featured artists, Knoxville and Grohl, were chosen [...]

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Doritos: The Dip Desperado Advergame

10. July 2011

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It’s not very often that you see a TVC that promotes a Facebook app so it was very exciting to see this latest Doritos integrated campaign offering from the UK. First of all the TVC is fun to watch and tells a moving story of the rise and fall of Esteban Ortega, a professional Dorito [...]

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Transformers 3 “Web Wars” Advergame

9. July 2011

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With Transformers 3 upon us, Paramount Pictures have launched a global digital campaign prompting the movie in the form of a new social advergame called “Web Wars” that literally turns the entire web into your personal battlefield through a bookmarklet app experience. The bookmarklet app let’s you challenge Facebook friends to a live, multi player [...]

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MINI Maps: Google Maps Racing Advergame

21. June 2011

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Ok, so this is pretty dam cool. Mini France has just launched a Social / Google Maps mash-up advergame called “Mini Maps“. It’s a Facebook app that lets you customise a virtual MINI and then challenge Facebook friends to time trials around the world through a Google Maps mash-up, which basically has you racing your [...]

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Coca-Cola: The Facebook Places Recycling King

20. June 2011

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Here is a slightly different, yet innovative green initiative from Coca-Cola in Israel, who were aiming to promote increased recycling of their bottles across the entire country. In no small feat, they added over 10,000 new “recycling bins” to the Facebook Places index, and with that, created The Recycling King Challenge, where Coca-Cola fans were [...]

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Nike+ Graffiti Challenge Case Study

19. June 2011

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Here is a nice campaign for Nike Running out of Amsterdam, leveraging the Nike+ mobile app in conjunction with a very cool Facebook app, designed to get youngsters back into running. After identifying that youngsters think running is boring, Nike set out to make it a little more fun and socially rewarding. So they created [...]

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Diesel: The Facebook Spreadsheet App

18. June 2011

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Here is the latest digital campaign from Diesel, it’s called “Be Stupid At Work” and is centred around a desktop application called the “Excellbook”. Weird right? Well, it’s pure genius actually. Diesel’s Excellbook becomes your entire Facebook stream, it just happens to have been fed into an Adobe Air App that looks like a spreadsheet, [...]

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HBO True Blood: Immortalize Yourself App

15. June 2011

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HBO have launched their latest digital campaign for season 4 of True Blood, creating a Facebook app called “Immortalize Yourself” that plays out a unique, customised video featuring you and your friends… You can choose who features in it, or let it pick randomly from your profile… If you are a huge fan, this is [...]

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Honda: Digital Scavenger Hunt

6. June 2011

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Honda have just released their latest digital campaign, ”The Super Civic Quest”. This digital scavenger hunt kicked off with the release of 30 clues and 7 pieces of custom content launched on the Honda Civic Facebook page. Players are incentivised to participate with rewards for their clue-solving with Facebook Credits and music downloads. A video [...]

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Intel: Museum of Me

1. June 2011

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This is a brilliant visualisation from Intel. This Museum of Me creates a ‘visual archive of your social life’ by compiling all your Facebook information and creating a three-minute long expose about you. The website showcases data, pictures, friends and locations and turns it all into a beautiful, personalised art exhibition set to a soothing [...]

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McDonalds Burger Roulette App Concept

30. May 2011

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This is another good concept from the Miami Ad School Europe. This student concept has been designed for McDonald’s and is a fun approach to a product finder app. The Facebook app, Burger Roulette, offers to help find the perfect burger for your mouth. You can then share this selection on Facebook. The app is [...]

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Red Cross Miles: Social Donation Concept

26. May 2011

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Red Cross Miles from Angeliki Karnoupaki on Vimeo. Here is a nice little concept for Red Cross by a few students from the Miami Ad School in Europe. Instead of asking people to donate money the students came up with a concept whereby people could donate their air miles to transport Red Cross staff, therefore [...]

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Infographic: The Real Cost Of Social Media

22. May 2011

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What’s the real cost of social media? Last week we looked at an interesting infographic on the value of social commerce and today we wanted to share another interesting infographic on the cost of social media. So how do your social media costs compare? These stats, which have been aggregated by Focus.com, show some good [...]

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GagaVille: Lady Gaga’s FarmVille Campaign

22. May 2011

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We know Zynga won’t redirect developers to co-opp deals that don’t generate anything less than tens of millions of dollars in quick time, so I’d love to know how much Lady Gaga’s label is forking out for this campaign promoting her new Born This Way album! Any guesses? GagaVille is a promotional game inside FarmVille [...]

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If I Die: Facebook App Posts A Final Goodbye

19. May 2011

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I’m guilty of not posting about this sooner! I was playing a round of golf for a charity event about a month back, when after lunch, the club reception said they had a phone call for me… The person on the other end? Death… supposedly! I thought that was pretty weird… They had tracked me [...]

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Facebook Blood Groups: Emergency Donations

18. May 2011

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Facebook groups?! I can already here you saying it… Well, they might actually still be relevant for something, and here is a really simple, really smart campaign that helps demonstrate just that. It’s called Facebook Blood Groups, a campaign aimed at acquiring group members based on blood type, so that when the government’s NATAL trauma [...]

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