Tag Archive | "Social Networks"

Introducing Instagram Direct: Now Send Direct

Saturday, December 14, 2013

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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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Meet The New Google+ Design

Sunday, May 26, 2013

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I think this is the 3rd time that Google+ has been re-designed since it launched just over 2 years ago, it is beautiful, but I’ll let you guys decide if you’ll actually use it or not?! Google+ is pushing to own the image display and sharing niche… Basically, the new Google+ lets you enjoy a [...]

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Ultimat Vodka: Social Life Audit Facebook App

Friday, November 18, 2011

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Here’s a Facebook app that analyses your actual social life rather than your online social life. Polish vodka brand Ultimat (No, that’s not a typo!) worked with developer StinkDigital to create The Social Life Audit. Once you allow access the app aggregates a vast amount of your details to create an infographic style audit of [...]

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Volkswagen: The Fanwagen

Wednesday, November 2, 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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GOAB: Social Commerce TV

Sunday, April 10, 2011

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In this increasingly digitally focused world how does TV compete with the latest real time, highly targeted social experience? The guys at digital agency Syzygy have built this concept app, GOAB, which takes the idea of social and commercial layering within TV to the next level. The app transforms the users handset (tablet/mobile) into a [...]

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MICMACS: Hopscotch Films Facebook Campaign

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

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This is an interesting little Facebook campaign for a new film called MICMACS by Hopscotch Films. It’s essentially a Facebook app that asks fans to become part of the Micmac’s Oddball Family for the chance to win 100 double passes to the movie, hoping to increase fan’s and engage their existing social community. Users had to pass a [...]

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Vodafone: Madame Tresesti

Saturday, March 20, 2010

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As many people knows I started to work for Achtung! just five months ago and I am proud of it. In this time period we spent a lot of effort on Vodafone‘s new integrated campaign Madame Tresesti and finally we launched it last wednesday. In the coming weeks I am gonna update this post with [...]

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Social Commerce: It’s time to make the move.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

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I think 2010 will be remembered as the year social commerce really took off. Last year, I posted on how to explain the benefits of social, and I think that video is pretty relevant to how Social Commerce works (albeit a pretty “plain English” explanation) from a different angle. This great little video from Good Magazine (in partnership with [...]

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Chat Roulette Demo – So You Don’t Have To!

Monday, March 8, 2010

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After trying out a bit of chat roulette for my previous post on the FCUK competition, I’ve decided that nobody else should ever have to use it! So I went in search of a demo video that you could all watch, that in turn, saves you the pain of having to experience it yourself! Turns [...]

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Stats: Age Distribution On Social Networks

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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I’m in a bit of a statistical mood this week and have been hunting down all sorts of charts to keep my sanity in order, and this chart is an absolute winner. It shows (by percentage) the average age demographics and distribution across all the major social networks. We often get people talking about how [...]

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The Economist: A World of Connections

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

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The Economist has released a special report on social networking last week. You can find a lot of important insights and statistics like, how social networks are changing the way people communicate, privacy in social media: Privacy 2.0, the future of social media towards a socialised state, recruitment in a social world and much more. [...]

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BFA: Like Twitter For Good Deeds!

Monday, October 26, 2009

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What’s the most awesome thing you’ve done recently? So it’s something good right, but did you get any recognition for it?! Well a new social startup is riding on the fact that people want to brag about how good they’ve been, or at least tell the world! Instead of reading tweets about “boring” things like “leaving for [...]

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Chicks Rule The Social Web

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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David McCandless over at Information is Beautiful brings the awesome yet again with this great infographic on the gender balances in social networks, and its quite clear from the data that the fairer sex is the most dominant one.

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V Australia: 4320 Tweets, 3 Days In LA

Monday, July 6, 2009

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Mark from Adverblog just posted up a great new campaign being launched by V Australia on Twitter called 4320:LA. Yes, Twitter, what else would you have expected?! 4320:LA is the number of minutes they are challenging you to tweet – one tweet per minute on their new 3 day LA holiday packages. All you have to [...]

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LinkedIn Popularity Grows As Economy Sours…

Sunday, February 15, 2009

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Perhaps one of the only real benefactors of the global recession so far is LinkedIn – the most widely used Business Networking site on the planet, with more people than ever out of work globally, LinkedIn is booming according to ComScore, with unique visitors up over 22% in January (2009) to over 7.7 million uniques in just the US, not [...]

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