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Waterstones & Airbnb Seize The #waterstonestexan Moment

23. October 2014

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So you’ve probably heard about the American (a Texan at that) that got locked inside a Waterstone’s bookstore after hours. His initial tweet sparked a hilarious trending conversation, one that was a perfect showcase of the narrative and creative power of the Twitter platform. Get the full lowdown at many different sites, like here: http://www.buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/everyones-going-to-be-tired-today-because-a-texan-got-locked. [...]

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Heineken: ‘ShareTheSofa’ Case Study Video

21. October 2014

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Heineken’s #ShareTheSofa is the world’s first real-time football show designed specifically for the second screen, aired during the Champions League, and aimed at engaging global fans by creating sharable reactions and perfect moments on social channels. Each #ShareTheSofa experience played out over the 90 minute matches featuring football stars hanging out on a sofa with [...]

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Heineken ‘Routine Interruptions’ Experiment

28. July 2014

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Heineken is launching a new social experiment called ‘Routine Interruptions’ where thousands of people across the US will get the chance to step into the ultimate night out, if they just do one thing… Answer an unsuspecting call from Heineken, and agree to do what ever they say at that moment. The hype reel above [...]

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BMW M4: Ultimate Racetrack

11. July 2014

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Keeping with the car theme this week with this new impressive video from BMW which sees the M4 take a spin on the world’s most insane racetrack, an aircraft carrier. With speeds and drifts that feel very much like Ken Block‘s style of tricks, the BMW takes the risk factor to the next level as [...]

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IKEA: The Instagram Catalogue Website

6. July 2014

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IKEA in Russia have created an ‘Instagram Catalogue Website’ for their latest range of products; IKEA PS 2014 (a 34 piece designer collection). And with over 15,000 followers in just a few days, it’s taking off! Here’s how it works… They’ve created an Instagram account that functions and pretty much looks like a website, using [...]

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SlideShare: Building Social Brands

11. June 2014

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Here is a great SlideShare presentation on the key building blocks of a social brand. You’ll find a tonne of great info here from the guys at WeAreSocial. About how brands drive conversation, building digital communities, adding value to conversation, going mobile .etc Enjoy!!

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WWF: The Last Selfie SnapChat Campaign

2. June 2014

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I suspect we’ll see a tonne of SnapChat campaigns at Cannes this year, and while I’m not sure if we’ll see any win, this one certainly hits a cord. The #LastSelfie campaign used SnapChat to show endangered species of wild life vanish from users screens with the 10 second countdown that SnapChat is famous for. [...]

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Wendy’s Pretzel Burger: Social Love Songs

2. May 2014

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Yep, so if you’re a fan of Wendy’s on Facebook, you’ll have seen this Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger campaign of ridiculousness, so much so, that you just can’t look away! The campaign lets Facebook/Twitter Fans write the actual lyrics for #PretzelLoveSongs that are then turned into real music videos in record time, and posted back online, [...]

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Ajax Social Wipes: A Tool To Clean Up Your Feed

14. January 2014

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If you’ve ever tried to get rid of all the old pages and boring brands you’ve ‘liked’ on Facebook, or spam you’ve accumulated on Twitter, then Colgate’s social tool for their new “Ajax Spray N’ Wipes” product, called “Ajax Social Wipes” does exactly that, by instantly aggregating all of the pages you’ve ‘liked’ on Facebook, [...]

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IKEA: The Social Catalogue Campaign

13. January 2014

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Here’s a neat way to get people sharing your content, for IKEA, that came in the form of a ‘Social Catalogue’ campaign that challenged people to grab a catalogue and take a photo of your favourite pieces of furniture, before snapping a photo for your chance to win it. Sure, we’ve seen things like this [...]

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Infographic: State of Social Media 2013

3. January 2014

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Here’s a great Infographic that shows the state of social media in 2013. It’s a great reminder of how quickly the world of social media evolves around us and how much can happen in 12 months. A few milestones include: The launch of Vine in January to Vine becoming the most downloaded app in April Instagram [...]

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Google Zeitgeist 2013: A Year In Search

23. December 2013

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Here we are again, the Google Zeitgeist for 2013 has just been released, summarising the most popular searches for this year in a nice little video. What were we searching for this year? Google’s Amit Singhal, senior vice president, said “We want to find out more about our heroes, explore far-away destinations or settle a [...]

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Infographic: Social Media Stats 2013

14. November 2013

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Here’s a great infographic created by Digital Insights that covers all the latest Social Media facts for this year, including figures, numbers and statistics. Some of the highlights cover: 4.2 billion people use their mobile device to access social media sites There have been over 10 billion Facebook apps developed so far 28% of Retweets on [...]

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Puma Run Navi App: Explore A New Route

13. November 2013

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Pumpa challenges the norm with this new app, and asks why does running have to be all about distance performance? Introducing ‘Puma Run Navi’ an app that helps you navigate your city to create great runs every time you want to get out there and exercise! Set a distance target, choose your mood and the [...]

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Infographic: UK iPhone User Stats

1. November 2013

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Here’s an interesting infographic that delves into how people in the UK use their iPhones. However, you may not want to know the answers. According to this research by OnePoll and Arena Media 69% of Londoners use their iPhone on the toilet! Some of the other more popular mobile phone activities include: SMS - the most popular [...]

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