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Redbull: Human Powered Freerunning Machine

15. October 2012

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Here’s the latest piece of content from Redbull’s Parkour sponsorship of Jason Paul, this time, they’ve setup what’s been named a ‘Human Powered Freerunning Machine’… Which from my decryption is an engineered environmental dominos setup that sees Jason Paul run through various contraptions to the finish line. The video has racked up 5 million views [...]

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Infographic: 1 Billion Facebook Users

10. October 2012

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Just 4 years ago, in 2008, Facebook had just 100 million users, last week we saw the release of their first ever ad campaign,Things That Connect Us celebrating the billion fan milestone. Here’s a nice infographic that summarises some of the facts behind this extraordinary platform: There have been 140.3 billion friend connections 219 billion [...]

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Kelloggs: The Special K Tweet Shop

1. October 2012

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This isn’t the first Tweet Shop, but its probably the second or third ever, and a very cool pop-up style store turning customers social currency into real goods and positive sentiment… Passers by can walk into the store, sample the range of new cereal crisps and then tweet about them to buy a box to [...]

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Halo 4: Box Art Reveal Campaign

30. September 2012

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This goes close to being the weirdest case study video I’ve seen, regardless, it’s a good example of leveraging multiple communities to amplify hype around new product releases. This was probably always going to be easy, with the launch of Halo 4 set to be the biggest game release of the year, it wasn’t going [...]

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Topshop: Real Time Catwalk Customisation

14. September 2012

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If you’re a bit of a fashionista, you might like this piece from Topshop, who have created a live-streaming customisable catwalk experience for the Topshop Unique SS13 fashion show. It takes a live-stream of the show, and syncs it to the website that delivers a real-time customisable catwalk experience where users can instantly buy the [...]

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Intel ‘Me The Musical’ Facebook Experience

29. July 2012

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Here is the latest Intel social experience, this time as ‘Me The Musical’ where a simple Facebook Connect generates a pretty catchy animated musical video powered by the content on your timeline. Telling a story from the day you were born through to today, highlighting various global hits, technology feats like the start of the [...]

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SlideShare: Fortune 100 Social Media Stats 2012

23. July 2012

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If you’ve ever wondered what the Fortune 100 companies are doing with Social Media, this is your report, a health check for 2012 showcasing Fortune 100 data from Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest, to see where the growth is, how they are using it and what’s actually working, with 6 key insights and a [...]

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NightTag: Social Music App

15. July 2012

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Here’s a nice app idea that lets users easily share their night with their social networks. Olmeca Tequila have teamed up with Amsterdam Worldwide and created NightTag. NightTag aggregates your party experience and integrates nicely with Facebook offering a new way to share directly to your wall in one photo post. With the app you [...]

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MNDR: Interactive Music Video

11. July 2012

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Here’s a great innovative way to engage fans, from band MNDR, as they take users on a journey with them in a new music video. The interactive video is made to look like an iPhone text exchange, pulling in Facebook data and information around your hometown and job to create personalised posts and texts between [...]

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Thunderclap: The First Crowdspeaking Platform

4. July 2012

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I’m a big fan of the non-profit campaigns that Droga5 has created over the years. Besides their commercial success, they’ve demonstrated the power of an idea, how it could influence the culture and make a real difference on social issues. As in the lead of their previous strategy director Hashem Bajwa, Droga5 has launched a [...]

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Renault 4: The Facebook Storytelling Campaign

3. July 2012

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Renault Netherlands wanted to promote their Facebook page with their latest campaign, they enlisted the help of agency Dorst & Lesser who developed this nostalgic Facebook campaign around the character Grandma Hilda. The Facebook campaign focused around the story of Hilda and her Renault 4. The concept of the story was that Hilda had loved [...]

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Missing Children: The Social Search Party

30. June 2012

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Here’s a unique idea for the Missing Children Society of Canada, aiming to create the world’s most valuable social network, by allowing people in Canada to donate their Facebook and Twitter accounts to the cause, so that when a child is reported missing, it activates each of the donated account and uses them somewhat like [...]

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UNIQLO: The Pinterest Dry Mesh Project

27. June 2012

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This was always going to happen. UNIQLO was going to hit Pinterest with something super cool, we just didn’t know when and how, but here it is. The UNIQLO “Dry Mesh Project” on Pinterest, designed as the first-ever branded mosaics to wake Pinterest users from their scrolling slumber. UNIQLO has hijacked some of the most [...]

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Vodafone Celebrates 100,000 Facebook Likes

21. June 2012

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It’s great when a brand puts some effort into their milestone celebrations and here’s a nice one from Vodafone Ireland as they reached 100,000 Facebook likes and 20,000 Twitter followers. Vodafone created this video to say thanks to their fans. The video features 10,000 sim cards with some great stop motion video footage. The sim [...]

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Justin Bieber Launches Album with Blippar

20. June 2012

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How do you bring augmented reality to the young masses – enlist the appeal of Justin Bieber. This is what Mercury Music and Blippar have joined forces to do. The latest Bieber album offers fans an exclusive AR experience. This offering is a world first for an album launch of this size offering fans around [...]

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adidas: Light You Up Projection

19. June 2012

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Here’s a great example of what happens when projection mapping meets social media. Yesterday we saw a nice piece of experiential marketing from adidas with their ‘Ready to Run‘ campaign, now here is a nice piece of projection from adidas that let’s the user see their name in lights! This ‘Light You Up’ Projection from [...]

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BOS Ice Tea: Twitter-Powered Vending Machine

18. June 2012

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Here’s another great vending machine installation. This time it’s from South African brand BOS Ice Tea who have launched this Twitter powered vending machine in Cape Town. Users simply have to send a tweet to the BOS account, @bos with the hashtag #BOSTWEET4T and the vending machine will dispense a free sample of BOS Ice [...]

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Guaraná Antarctica: Ex Lover Blocker App

15. June 2012

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Here’s a fun app idea from Guaraná Antarctica, who recently launched the Ex-Lover Blocker app for iPhone, which gives friends the tools they need to help their heartbroken mate get over an ex-girlfriend/boyfriend. The app, created by DDB Brazil, blocks the ex’s phone number so that the heartbroken mate can’t call their ex, if they [...]

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Mourning Tweets: Tweet Your Respects

12. June 2012

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Here’s a nice little idea from Ogilvy Argentina that started for one campaign last year but has spread across Twitter to mark other tragic events. To enable mourners to pay their respect to the victims of the Amia terrorist attack in Argentina, Ogilvy developed a site where users could tweet their condolences with the tweet [...]

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Smirnoff: The Facebook Guardians Concept

5. June 2012

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Here’s a pretty interesting concept from two students over at the Miami Ad School. They have created a social media concept called ‘Smirnoff Guardians‘ to help people ensure that their friends get home safely after a night out. This idea centers around a Facebook campaign, which adds a ‘safe ride’ button next to the like [...]

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