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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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Domino’s: The Social Pizza

18. March 2012

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Tomorrow Domino’s Pizza in Australia will launch a new campaign on Facebook called “The Social Pizza”, this ‘Social Pizza’ app will allow their 500,000 fans to create a custom-made pizza which will feature on the real Domino’s Menu. Facebook fans will be building the pizza by voting on their favourite crust, sauce and ingredients. The [...]

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Coca-Cola: Papertweetos

10. March 2012

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Coca-Cola brought tweets to life to celebrate the Argentinean national soccer team playing in Copa América last year. Every time the team play people cheer for them, anytime and everywhere, by tweeting and throwing bits of paper into the air at the stadium during the game. To boost encouragement for the team, Coca-Cola combined the [...]

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Cadbury: 1 Million Facebook Fans Celebration

22. January 2012

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As Cadbury reach the 1 million fan mark they’ve celebrated their community with an enormous chocolate like button. They built it entirely out of large blocks of their classic dairy milk chocolate. Check out the making of the button in this video, you’ll see how much effort went in to create this master piece. It [...]

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MINI: Fan The Flame Social Installation

19. January 2012

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MINI have launched a pretty cool, live streaming social installation at the Brussels Motor Show, featuring the new MINI Countryman. The Countryman was placed on a 15% slope, held only by a thick rope, while a Bunsen burner was placed under the rope and remote rigged to their live streaming app, where each “like” generates [...]

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IKEA: The Facebook Fan Sleepover

4. January 2012

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For me, this is one of the ways social starts to get really exciting for brands, and it’s not with a cool Facebook app or innovative social play, just smart thinking combined with the drive to make it happen. So, IKEA created a seriously good PR stunt, the Facebook Fan Sleepover… After finding a Facebook [...]

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Infographic: Social Media Statistics For 2012

3. January 2012

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It was a huge year for Social Media and here is a great infographic that rounds up the key Social Media Statistics to kickoff 2012. It’s pretty impressive to see that Facebook has grown to more than 800 million active users, adding more than 200 million in a single year. Twitter now has 100 million active [...]

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Heineken: Super Social Christmas Tree

11. December 2011

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Keep an eye out for the Heineken Super Social Christmas Tree in Clarke Quay, Singapore, from the 17th-26th of December. It’s a huge digital art installation that’s over 11 meters tall and stacked with 48 huge LCD screens, that will become perhaps the most social Christmas tree ever created! If you head to the Facebook [...]

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Volkswagen: The Fanwagen

2. November 2011

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Choose, Build, and drive away with it… This is the tagline of our new campaign, called “the Fanwagen”.Volkswagen the Netherlands invites its fans to vote for their all-time favorite model. As a reward, it rebuilds this model in a one of a kind edition: the Fanwagen. Whether they vote for the classic van the T1 [...]

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Infographic: Social Media Sharing Trends

16. October 2011

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Here’s a nice little Infogrpahic from AddThis (1.2bn monthly users) on their 5th birthday to visualise user behaviour around social media sharing trends of content across the social web. Here are a few great facts; Peak hour for shareable content is 9:30am, Wednesday is said to be the most sharable day, most users will click shared content [...]

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SlideShare: Social Media Around the World 2011

9. October 2011

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Here is a great SlideShare presentation showcasing a whole bunch of statistics, observations and facts on the uptake, experience and use of social media (and a little mobile) from around the world in 2011. It’s 167 slides and well worth the read if you’ve got 20-30 mins (or 10 for a speed flick!), so perhaps [...]

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Introducing The New Facebook Timeline

24. September 2011

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So here it is. The new Facebook Timeline, which will ultimately replace your current profile. Dual columns, maps, check-ins, photos, video, apps, galleries, likes, activity feed and even quick-scroll timeline control. A whole new way to experience your social history, and to present the future. Initial thoughts… Wow. This is going to shake things up. [...]

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PayPal: The Future of Shopping & Money

16. September 2011

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PayPal has just released a hype video depicting what the future of shopping might look like with the introduction of PayPal’s next generation payment platforms, as they aim to re-imagine money. It includes everything from person to person “bump” payments and transfers, location based offers that instantly transfer real dollars to your PayPal account for [...]

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1800 Flowers: Flowers From Facebook Friends

30. August 2011

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Here is a great initiative from 1800 Flowers who are well known as a pioneer in social commerce, being one of the first to launch a Facebook store. So to showcase their same day delivery capabilities, they’ve come up with a great idea demonstrating it with birthday notifications. They’ve created an app that lets you [...]

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IKEA: The World’s Most Liked Showroom

16. August 2011

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IKEA do some very cool social work around the world and here is one of their simpler, but just as innovative ideas, this time around the social shopping phenomenon, created by two young advertising students Jeena and John from the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam. It takes a simple notion of utilising Facebook “Like” [...]

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