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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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Coca-Cola: The Downloadable Concert

21. May 2012

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Coca-Cola Columbia recently set out to promote their new online radio station Coke FM. So Coca-Cola took a popular local band and hosted a live convert on a stage that was suspended over 50m from the ground. To get the band down to ground level, the crowd had to download songs from the band’s latest [...]

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Infographic: Instagram Statistics 2012

13. May 2012

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Everyone’s talking about Instagram after the recent $1 billion Facebook acquisition, in just 2 years the app has aquired more than 50 million users. Here’s a nice infographic that shows some pretty impressive stats as Instagram heads toward the 100 million users milestone. Some highlights from these app stats are: Each day on Facebook 300 million [...]

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Call of Duty: Quadrocopter Machine Gun Video

30. April 2012

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Here is a great piece of social outreach from Call of Duty in anticipation of the next instalment of the mega game franchise, which is due out this week… Tapping into perhaps the most famous gun blogger on YouTube, FPSRussia (who, with his almost 2.5 million subscribers seems to get his hands on literally every [...]

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Volkswagen Amarok: The Facebook Flipbook

25. April 2012

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Last week we wrote about the Smart Car Twitter Ads from Argentina, it was some what of a Flipbook in the Twitter stream… Today, Volkswagen has one for the Amarok, but in the shape of a Facebook Flipbook. This one, utilising the Facebook Photo Gallery, takes it to the next level with 200+ images that [...]

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Trident Gum: The Facebook Fun Audit

25. April 2012

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Tax time gets pretty tough and nobody wants to get audited, so Trident gum has just launched an audit process you might actually like, it’s called the “Facebook Fun Audit”. The Fun Audit is an interactive video experience that uses Facebook connect to analyse things like your photos, posts, check-ins, de-friends and pokes to see [...]

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Introducing “LikeBelt” With NFC Based Sharing

15. April 2012

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If you’ve ever wished you could start hitting the “Like” button for things in the real world, well… Now you can, courtesy of the “LikeBelt” from the guys at Deeplocal, who’ve created a prototype belt and android app, complete with all the instructions you’ll need to start making it happen. If you can get past [...]

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Smart Car Argentina: Animated Twitter Ads

12. April 2012

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This might just be the most creative use of Twitter yet. Smart Argentina (you know the guys who build the tiny little cars?) have successfully created a very cool animated Twitter Ad built right into the brands stream… On first glance the ad is pretty simple, but as it gets going, you’ll follow the car [...]

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Heineken: Limited Edition Bottles via Facebook

5. April 2012

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Heineken celebrated their 140th birthday by offering the design community the chance to create a limited edition bottle via a Facebook collaboration piece. The challenge aimed to showcase social connections from all over the world and received over 30,000 entries across 100 countries. In order to connect designers with each other, part of the competition [...]

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Infographic: The Value of Social Loyalty

26. March 2012

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With most brands just trying to work out how to best use social media, it’s interesting to look at the flip side where social loyalty is now the big focus of the airline industry (look at all the great KLM work), where social loyalty plays will no doubt transform traditional style frequent flyer programs faster [...]

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Mad Men: The 8-Bit YouTube Advergame

25. March 2012

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Mad Men is back and along with it comes a host of great content, including this weirdly wonderful 8-Bit YouTube “Choose Your Own Adventure” style Advergame that is getting some solid traction. It’s less than 5 days old and already over 300,000 people have played the game (or at least started it), plenty of the [...]

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KOTEX: The World’s First Pinterest Campaign

24. March 2012

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With Pinterest being all the rage this year, it wasn’t going to be long before someone claimed the “World’s First Pinterest Campaign” if it already hasn’t been claimed somewhere else. Yes, I’ve seen the Peugeot Puzzle one too, think these guys beat them?! (created by Smoyz) The campaign was called “Womens Inspiration Day by KOTEX” [...]

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Cadbury: Olympic’s 2012 Pumped FB Parade

19. March 2012

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Cadbury have launched the ‘Cadbury Keep Team GB Pumped Parade’ to rally support for the British Olympic athletes in the lead up to London 2012. The virtual parade can be viewed from within a Facebook app on the Cadbury UK page which let’s users create an avatar to join the parade. Users can select their [...]

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