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Twitter relaunches Twitter for Business – see what you can do in 140 characters

Twitter has relaunched Twitter for Business on Monday, helping businesses learn how best to incorporate Twitter into their promotional campaigns. “Content brings the world closer through conversation,” says Twitter in their promotional video. “Those conversations lead to customers. Customers lead to business, and leading businesses say it on Twitter.” Twitter processes over 400 million tweets […]

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New social media network Yappem rewards people for talking about your brand

New social media network Yappem has launched out of beta earlier this week, ready to facilitate an online community to interact and share stories about their daily brand experiences. Yappem goes further than just being an online network though, as it actively rewards users for posting content about brands. It also has a gamification element where […]

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Agency: Grey London crowns Kate Moss, Victoria Beckham, Tinie Tempah as royalty

The Grey London agency has finished adding the final touches to their campaign for The Sunday Times in the UK, crowning celebrities Kate Moss as Queen Elizabeth II, Victoria Beckham as Queen Victoria, and Tinie Tempah as King Louis XVI. The ‘Fashion Royalty’ campaign is to promote The Sunday Times’ upcoming 2013 Best Dressed List […]

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Sesame Street is the first non-profit to celebrate 1 billion views on YouTube

The Count von Count, Sesame Street’s monster who loves to count, has just released a new video today marking Sesame Street’s massive milestone of over 1 billion views on YouTube by counting them. The video, called ‘Counting the “You”s in YouTube’, celebrates a first on YouTube for a nonprofit or US children’s media outlet to reach […]

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Win a trip to Paris: Mercedes-Benz invites your photos via Instagram and #Untamed

The latest global brand storytelling campaign that taps into the creative value of Instagram is German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz. Users of the photo sharing platform Instagram can choose their three most unusual images to win a chance for them to be included in an international photo installation in Paris in April next month. Entitled #Untamed, […]

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The urban Twictionary: how to tweetup, twurvey, and twantrum on Twitter

Did you know that the act of being addicted to Twitter is referred to as being ‘attwicted’? So says Twittonary.com, an online Twitter dictionary and independent guide to Twitter-related words, acronyms and phrases that readers can vote up or down, according to whether they agree with the description. Marketo used Twittonary’s content to create this infographic, […]


 
 

 
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Good news stories: Arianna Huffington gets journalists to focus on positivity and social change

At last week’s Opportunity Nation Summit in Washington DC, Editor in Chief of the Huffington Post Arianna Huffington said that the media has a responsibility to cover “what is working,” and “to put a spo...
by Evon Koprowski
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The social media monster and you – does it distract or does it help your work?

‘Social media disrupts productivity’ is the key takeaway from a new study by Red e App, who teamed with Nowsourcing to give us new data on how using Facebook, email and Twitter sucks the profitable output from emplo...
by Evon Koprowski
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Ecce Homo accidental ‘restorer’ Cecilia Giménez now suing for her cut of royalties

Poor Cecilia Giménez. First, trying to do something out of the goodness of her heart, then being persecuted for it when it went horribly wrong. In August this year, the Spanish octogenarian eagerly took to a crumbling fresco i...
by Evon Koprowski
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What’s your Bacon number? Google codes six degrees of Kevin Bacon into search engine

Ahh, Google – good for finding out so very many obscure things. In the 90’s and the first days of Google, I remember hearing that there was a search ticker in their office that showed each search term as people want...
by Evon Koprowski
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Was Jesus married? Controversial new text fragment found to support story of “The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife”

The centuries-old debate about whether or not Jesus Christ was married has resurfaced again recently, thanks to a small fragment of text sent to Harvard’s Hollis professor of divinity, Karen King. Clearly written on the p...
by Evon Koprowski
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If Twitter drops third-party image services from apps, will it affect us?

Social media strategists have been grumbling for a while now about the microblogging giant Twitter, and the fact that what once had potential to be the Best Thing Ever because of people-driven applications from third-party deve...
by Evon Koprowski
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Volkswagen wants your brand stories for new social platform campaign ‘Why VW’

Branding giant Volkswagen have changed their story focus from canine to cute in their latest branding efforts, moving away from the infamous Bark Side commercials and Darth Vader themes towards happiness and human life stories...
by Evon Koprowski
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How to increase your social media expertise with Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn

On the back of yesterday’s story on how the iPhone 5 could help social media storytellers, we thought it a good idea to give some insights into the top social media out there. The business consultants over at Zintro have ...
by Evon Koprowski
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How the iPhone 5 will improve social media storytelling

Apple launched many new innovations at the hottest media event in San Francisco yesterday, the most anticipated being the unveiling of iPhone 5. The live blog on Mashable had many speculating on what was to come as journalists ...
by Evon Koprowski
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Social networking and art competitions? Artspace launches Tumblr contest to find new talent

Leading contemporary online art dealer Artspace has launched ‘the next Artspace artist’ competition on blogging site Tumblr. Running over 4 weeks, artists have a chance to win $1000US by posting their best pieces by...
by Evon Koprowski
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Get the new YouTube app now, ahead of tomorrow’s expected iPhone 5 & iOS 6 release

Google announced today that its YouTube app is finally available for download in iTunes. This is a shiny new app for iPhone and iPod touch built by YouTube engineers, unlike the previous one built and pulled earlier this year b...
by Evon Koprowski
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Cheats & tips: 22 ways to create compelling content – bloggers, we’re looking at you

When it comes to brand storytelling, sometimes even the best minds get stuck. And it’s no fun if you haven’t got a clue what you’ll be writing about when you have a deadline looming. One way to avoid this is b...
by Evon Koprowski
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What should you do with social media metrics? Adobe and Econsultancy explain

Sure, you’re telling brand stories online. Everwhere you can, in fact. You might even run similar (but different) campaigns using the same channel to similar (but different) audience types. You might be starting to really...
by Evon Koprowski
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‘Text From Dog’ Tumblr blog author reveals his identity on Amazon through book deal

The identity behind popular Tumbr blog Text From Dog has been revealed to be that of Joe Butcher, a twenty-something English animator who creates children’s learning software for a small media company in Derby, ...
by Evon Koprowski
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