Which Social Media Metrics Should I Monitor?

With such a large number of analytical tools for social media, it is understandable that you may feel overwhelmed with all of the data that is available. However, with some simple steps, you’ll be analysing the success of your social media campaigns in no time: There are so many statistics, which ones are relevant to…

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Live Brand Social: A relationship for the long-term

In the last Live Brand Social post we touched on how, together, live experiences and social create a 48% more successful event. Being active on social before, during and after a live event gives you the greatest opportunity to extend the relationship:  In our report, 61% of participants find out about a live experience from…

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Facebook video ads: Watch this space

  Rumours are plentiful that Facebook will begin to roll out a video advertising offering this summer. This would have Facebook users finding video ads popping up in their Newsfeeds, as soon as July this year. The video ads would begin playing in silent mode, until the Facebook user opts to turn on the sound,…

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Do employers have a right to your Facebook password?

  US Attorney General, Eric Holder, made headlines this week as he is investigating whether employers have the right to ask for Facebook passwords  during job interviews, or whether this goes against federal law in America. While imitation may well be the sincerest form of flattery, if you were to mimic American employers by asking for…

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The Budweiser Buddy Cup, bringing Facebook to your night out

  Have you ever wondered how to merge the physical and digital worlds together? Mega-brewer Budweiser has figured it out and is doing just that. Budweiser Brazil is testing a new and innovative beer glass referred to as the “Buddy Cup”, which is integrated with Facebook via a microchip embedded at the bottom of the…

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3 creative award winning Facebook campaigns

Whilst there may be a lot of talk in the social media world about Facebook losing its way and users proliferating to other platforms, it is still the big juggernaut – generating unrivaled engagement and reach for brands across the globe. The winners have recently been announced for the Facebook Studio Awards 2013, judged by a…

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Is Facebook Home a welcome future?

Since the creation of the smartphone and the advent applications, social media has been an integral part of the mobile phone experience. With that in mind talks of a Facebook mobile phone seemed to be a natural progress. Instead, Facebook made the bold decision to create Facebook Home; an innovative software that takes over your…

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