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Facebook Launches World’s First Internet Drone

Sunday, August 2, 2015


Facebook & Internet.org have launched their first full-scale internet drone called “Aquila” which is a solar powered, unmanned plane (drone) that beams down internet connectivity from the sky to remote parts of the world who otherwise can’t get the internet, either due to cost or lack of infrastructure. The Internet.org Drone has the wingspan of [...]

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Facebook Creates Series of ‘Just In Case Studies’

Sunday, December 7, 2014


Created for when you need them most, Facebook ‘Just In Case Studies’ are slightly humorous, short video pieces that become almost tutorials, in the fact they will show you how to use some of the more delicate features of Facebook, with an interesting story that you’ve probably experienced yourself, wrapped around it. Like how to [...]

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Introducing Paper: Facebook’s News Reader App

Saturday, February 1, 2014


This video showcases the new ‘Paper’ mobile app from Facebook, which provides an intuitive news reader app experience pulling from 19 categories including tech, sports, pop-culture .etc It looks nothing like Facebook, and all content displayed will be curated through a process that includes both an algorithm and a human selection to ensure the best [...]

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Infographic: State of Social Media 2013

Friday, January 3, 2014


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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Introducing Instagram Direct: Now Send Direct

Saturday, December 14, 2013


Well, if I was an investor, owner or employee of SnapChat… Who just rejected $3 Billion in cash from Facebook… I’d probably want to find a deep, dark place to hide right now, because Facebook just put out a new release of Instagram, and yep, it’s pretty much just killed SnapChat, by allowing people to [...]

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Infographic: Social Media Stats 2013

Thursday, November 14, 2013


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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Introducing Internet.org Facebook’s New Play

Wednesday, August 21, 2013


So Mark Zuckerberg has been busy rounding up some of the world’s biggest mobile and internet companies to create Internet.org who will champion brining low-cost internet connectivity to the next 5 billion people in the developing world… It’s kind of a little like the Google Loon Project? Make sure you head over to Internet.org and [...]

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Roadtrip Forever: Facebook Connect Experience

Thursday, May 16, 2013

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Roadtrip Forever is a personalised experience for you and your best friend where nothing is off limits, highlighting just what can happen if you aren’t focused on the roads as a teenager. The campaign takes users on a journey through an interactive film and Facebook experience with your best friend, to deliver a road safety [...]

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Introducing Facebook Home

Monday, April 8, 2013


Introducing Facebook Home, which is Facebook’s own custom version of Android, tightly integrating the social network into the very fabric of the Android platform, so that you almost never even need to use the Facebook app itself. And from first glance, if you’re a power user, this is going to be very cool, and for [...]

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Infographic: Social Media Statistics for 2013

Thursday, January 10, 2013


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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Infographic: 1 Billion Facebook Users

Wednesday, October 10, 2012


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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Facebook Ad Campaign: Things That Connect Us

Friday, October 5, 2012


Here’s Facebook’s first advertising campaign, ‘The Things That Connect Us’ due to roll out to over 13 countries around the world, celebrating 1 billion users by looking back at the physical things that connect us, and how Facebook is now enabling the same. Essentially it’s a 90 second brand film, rather than an ad campaign, [...]

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FaceDeals: Facial Recognition Activated Deals

Monday, September 3, 2012


This is perhaps the coolest (and scariest) piece of social innovation I’ve seen in a while now and easily the best thing since RFID tags were linked to Facebook. FaceDeals is a deal platform and hardware solution combined to deliver check-in deals based of facial recognition detection when customers walk through the doors, automatically checking [...]

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Intel ‘Me The Musical’ Facebook Experience

Sunday, July 29, 2012


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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NightTag: Social Music App

Sunday, July 15, 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

Wednesday, July 11, 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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Renault 4: The Facebook Storytelling Campaign

Tuesday, July 3, 2012


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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Vodafone Celebrates 100,000 Facebook Likes

Thursday, June 21, 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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Guaraná Antarctica: Ex Lover Blocker App

Friday, June 15, 2012


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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AirTime: Chat Roulette for Facebook

Friday, June 8, 2012


There have been whispers for a while on this one, but Sean Parker’s new startup venture is now live, it’s called AirTime, and comes complete with a new $25m round of funding to kick it off. So what the hell is AirTime? Well, lets not kid ourselves, it’s like Chat Roulette for Facebook… AirTime aims [...]

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