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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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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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Starbucks: Tweet a Coffee

30. October 2013

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Sometimes it’s the simple ideas that are the most effective and I love this one from Starbucks. The coffee giant has teamed up with Twitter to launch the Tweet-A-Coffee campaign. This allows people to send a $5 Starbucks gift card to anyone in the US via Twitter. It’s a really simple idea, users just need [...]

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Infographic: The Conversation Prism v4

2. September 2013

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The Conversation Prism infographic is a visual map of the entire social media landscape, created by Brian Solis and visualised by JESS3. This is version 4.0 and forms part of an ongoing study in digital ethnography that tracks dominant and promising social networks and organizes them by how they’re used in everyday life. 

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The GuardianWitness: Citizen Journalists App

22. April 2013

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The Guardian has launched a new crowd sourced news platform called the ‘GuardianWitness’ which basically forms the mechanic to create Citizen Journalists, via a new smartphone app. The App allows wanna-be-journalists or every day people to submit interesting stories, or in times of need, The Guardian will issue ‘Assignments’ to gather additional photos and video [...]

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Maes Belgian Beer: The Free Beer Campaign

14. April 2013

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Maes is a pretty popular beer in Belgian, in fact, it’s the 2nd most popular, but the market leader was out selling them 4:1. Maes also just happens to be the 3rd most common last name too, so they decided to recruit all the Maes’ in Belgian, by giving them a free barrel of beer… [...]

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Orange: The Instagallery Campaign

20. February 2013

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There’s almost been an Insta-everything over the last year, but this might still be a first, with Orange in France launching a new hi-speed network and creating ‘Instagallery’ to promote it. Instagallery which targeted influential instagramers, pulled their photos into staged galleries half a world away in Los Angeles, with short films made of awkwardly [...]

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KLM: The Must See Social Map

18. February 2013

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Here’s the latest global social media campaign from KLM, and knowing the success of their past, this one has big things to live up to, and at first glance, it delivers in spades… A socially powered ‘Must See Map’ that aggregates everywhere your friends have been in a certain location, along with comments, tips and [...]

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Google Maps: Explore the Grand Canyon

5. February 2013

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On their quest to map the earth Google Maps has gone off road with the release of these panoramic images of the Grand Canyon which allow people to virtually explore this natural wonder by viewing the site with full 360° views. Google’s ever expanding image collection aims to give people wider access to the world [...]

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Infographic: Social Media Statistics for 2013

10. January 2013

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As we kick off 2013 it’s good to recap some of the impressive stats from 2012. Here’s a great infographic that visualises a piece by the Huffington Post – 100 Social Media Statistics to kick off 2013. A few of the highlights are: 1 Million websites have integrated with Facebook 23% of users check Facebook 5 times [...]

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Mercedes: Twitter Powered TVC #YOUDRIVE

19. October 2012

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Mercedes-Benz UK has created a social media first by using Twitter to allow viewers to select the ending of the recently launched TVC. Check out this video that shows the promotional trailer for the campaign. The ads, created by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, and aired during the X Factor, saw viewers drive the action of a [...]

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