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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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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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