Tag Archive | "twitter"

The Twitter Job Hustle Experiment

Saturday, July 2, 2011

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Here is something a little fun for the weekend, it’s called The Twitter Job Hustle experiment, a clever campaign concocted by Bas van de Poel and Daan van Dam in an attempt to score a new job at a leading advertising agency. The pair make up the creative team known as Wonder Years, and here [...]

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Sony Pictures’s DVD Amnesty: Case Study

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

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Sony Pictures were looking for a way to encourage people to update their movie collection and buy new DVDs, a hard job in a dying market. Iris, Sydney came up with a fun solution with ‘The Great DVD Amnesty’, people could trade in their old, unwanted DVDs and get $5 cash back, thus freeing up [...]

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Facebook and Twitter in Real Life: Video

Monday, June 13, 2011

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This is a great video that takes Facebook and Twitter and puts them into the real world, acting out everything that you would do on those networks. Whether it’s a ‘Like’ or a ‘Follow’, it’s all included here. It’s a fun way to showcase how odd our online behaviour can seem when it’s taken out [...]

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Sony Ericsson Xperiments Case Study

Saturday, June 11, 2011

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Check out this case study from Sony Ericsson Australia. To launch their new range of Xperia smartphones they decided to embrace social media and create something engaging for their audience. Unfortunately due to technical difficulties in the past there was some pretty bad brand sentiment on their Facebook page. To overcome this Iris Sydney created [...]

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Infographic: Artistic Impression of Social Media

Sunday, May 29, 2011

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This is a fun Infographic that caught my attention and I couldn’t resist posting it. In terms of what you’d usually look for in an infographic it’s not up there with those that provide interesting facts and figures but it does display quite nicely, an artistic impression of some of our favourite (and not so [...]

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Red Cross Miles: Social Donation Concept

Thursday, May 26, 2011

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Red Cross Miles from Angeliki Karnoupaki on Vimeo. Here is a nice little concept for Red Cross by a few students from the Miami Ad School in Europe. Instead of asking people to donate money the students came up with a concept whereby people could donate their air miles to transport Red Cross staff, therefore [...]

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Turkcell Twitter Campaign: #Turkcell

Thursday, May 26, 2011

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This is a great campaign for Turkcell who were looking to promote their new smart phones bundled with mobile internet. Turkcell’s agency, Rabarba from İstanbul, developed a campaign that would be a great fit for their target market. In order to attract heavy internet users, who tend to avoid online advertising, they created a unique [...]

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FRAMED* Digital Art iPhone App

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

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This is a pretty cool concept from design agency Tha Ltd. They have developed Framed* a ‘platform for new art forms’ which lets you display digital art including interactive art, web applications, motion graphics and illustrations on giant screens. Framed* consists of an iPhone app that links to a 40 inch Samsung LED display, allowing [...]

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Ben & Jerry’s Fair Tweets Campaign

Friday, May 6, 2011

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Love this. Ben & Jerry’s have just launched a new social campaign highlighting the importance of World Fair Trade Day. Called “Fair Tweets“, the campaign leverages your unused twitter characters as messages, hash tags and links to help promote World Fair Trade Day… And depending on how many characters you have spare in each tweet, [...]

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Orange: #myroyalplate Twitter Campaign

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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Last week Aden posted a nice like campaign from Orange ‘Predict-A-Chick‘ and this week they have just launched My Royal Plate which is a fun little campaign that takes advantage of the hype surrounding the pending Royal Wedding. The campaign invites users to Tweet a special un-royal moment that they would like to remember to [...]

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Volkswagen Fox: Twitter Zoom Campaign

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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Volkswagen Brazil recently sponsored the biggest music festival in Sao Paulo, the (sold out) Planeta Terra Festival, where they decided to promote their coolest young car, the Fox, through a seriously good mashup of Twitter, Google maps and real world prize locations. Volkswagen hid secret tickets across the entire city, and then displayed them on [...]

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Barbie & Ken Get Social

Sunday, February 13, 2011

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With the arrival of Valentine’s Day it seemed appropriate to mention the digital campaign that Mattel have recently launched. I’m imaging that the majority of you won’t be Barbie and Ken fans however it’s hard to ignore the clever use of social channels in this fun and well integrated campaign. The world’s largest toy company [...]

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Video projection QR code launches music album.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

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Last Thursday, before the Super Bowl hype had fully set in and submersed us in advertising noise, RedLaser and Lupe Fiasco took over Union Square in New York with video projections, lasers and a custom QR code to promote the upcoming release of the artist’s latest album, Lasers.

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The Mercedes-Benz Tweet Race Starts Today

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

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You’ve probably already heard about the Mercedes-Benz Tweet Race… Well, it starts today, so make sure you jump onto the Facebook page, pick your team to tweet for and get ready to help power these cars to the finish line. The more positive tweets received, the more power the car gets, which shouldn’t be a problem [...]

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Orange: #Winterwarmer Twitter Campaign

Saturday, January 29, 2011

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Did anyone here get a #Winterwarmer gift from Orange in the UK this week? Orange ran a one week Twitter campaign offering to cheer up just about anyone in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Brighton, by delivering scarves and huge hot chocolates to people who’s friends had tweeted #Winterwarmer with their @name… The Orange vans then [...]

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