Social media update: 17/03/2012

17 Mar

Afternoon All,

It’s time for your weekly social media update! Find out about the changes to Pinterest, some exciting campaigns by Ben & Jerry’s and Ted Baker and much, much more!

Happy reading 🙂

IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK…

General news #tomyunbornchild hashtag turns into a flurry of homophobic statements – find out why here.

Which social media platform do you spend the most time on?

Cadbury loves Google+ so much; they made a Google+ Page out of chocolate!

Pinterest have changed their interface…

50% of people feel overwhelmed by brand messages on social media.

Can you guess which brand is the most engaging on Facebook in the UK?

If you like Instagram and Ted Baker – make sure you pop in on March 17!

Ben & Jerry’s fan? Take a look at their new Facebook app and find out about their new campaign!

What do you pin on Pinterest?

Social media referrals constitute 71% of purchases – this infographicexplains all.

Do you use social media to find new shows on TV?

Yahoo are ready to take Facebook to court! Find out why here.

Domino’s have produced their first Facebook specific TV ad – check itout!

What do men and women really want? #infographic

Best practice for food brands on Pinterest!

One to watch…  This is the most viewed viral video in history! #Kony2012
This week’s awesome case study What are the top 10 beers on Facebook?
This week’s must bookmark site Tweet to Google Plus with TwooglePlus!
Quote of the week If everyone is talking about you, then you have to be there as part of that conversation.”

Phil Pearlman of StockTwits, as quoted by Bloomberg Businessweek

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