Social media update: 07/01/2012

7 Jan

Afternoon All,

Happy New Year! Now that we’re back in the swing of things – here is the first social media update of the year. Find out what we have in store for you this week below…

Happy reading 🙂


General news Games Maker volunteers won’t be keeping us up to date about the latest on social media. Find out more here.

Did you use Facebook to organise your plans for NYE?

Nike has launched its first Twitter account! Are you following them?

Big news on Twitter – watch this to find out what happened during 2011.

Facebook user growth is slowing down – find out why here!

600m users on Google+ predicted by the end of this year – are you on there yet?

Pizza Hut use Facebook to pick stars for Super Bowl pre-game…

Oreo celebrate your birthday – you could be ‘Birthday of the Day!’

Ever wondered what you could fit into your Faceboook status?

Great use of the new Facebook Timeline – Drugs on Facebook.

Find out who the top five brands by Facebook engagement are!

Do you want a Facebook business card? Click here to find out how you can get one!

Upload your Instagram pics to Facebook Timeline 🙂

Ikea sleepover anyone? Sign up to their Facebook page and join in the fun!

One to watch…  Best YouTube videos of 2011 – which one is your favourite?
This week’s awesome case study What do you think will be the biggest trend for social media in 2012?
This week’s must bookmark site Chat on Twitter, like you do on Facebook with Bonfire.
Quote of the week Fraudsters are quick to adapt to new technologies to exploit them for unlawful purposes. Social media is no exception.”

Robert Kaplan of the Securities and Exchange Commission, as quoted by the FT Tech Hub blog at Financial Times


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