Social media update: 14/04/2012

14 Apr

Morning All,

It’s been a while since our last social media update – but not to worry, we’re back! This week we’ve had lots of exciting campaigns launch including Madonna’s Smirnoff campaign, Harrods’ Pinterst campaign and Tipp-Ex are back with another interactive YouTube ad. Other news includes Google+ changes and lots of interesting new websites and apps! So, what are you waiting for?

Happy reading 🙂

IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK…

General news Smirnoff launches Madonna MDNA Nightlife UK campaign! Will you be taking part?

Another aggregator called Wavii – find out why you need it.

You can now get your very own social media watch! Courtesy of Sony

Harrods and Confused.com launch Pinterest campaigns.

Have you seen the latest changes to Google+?

Kraft meet the Old Birds Social Campaign – all part of 75 year anniversary.

LinkedIn have launched new features for brands

Mike Tyson is a social media heavyweight!

Have you heard of Google Currents? It’s now available in the UK!

Budweiser beer mats link fans to FA Cup – find out how, now!

Skittles’ latest YouTube campaign for Easter

Heard of the Stussy Facebook campaign? Strip for ‘Likes’

Facebook acquired Instagram for $1 billion dollars!

If you haven’t got it already – download Draw Something now!

Remember the Hunter vs Bear Tipp-Ex campaign? Well they’re back!

One to watch…  Have you heard of Everyme? If you have an iPhone – this is one for you.

Have you heard of Viddy? It’s the Instagram-type app for video.

This week’s awesome case study How H&R use Twitter for CRM – check out their top tips.
This week’s must bookmark site Take a look at Springpad – the smarter version of Pinterest.
Quote of the week “Too much cause marketing is just tricking people. You tell people they’re going to cure cancer and they’ll jump in once. Maybe you’ll get a second chance. But the third time? The fourth? Forget about it.”

Brian Reich of Edelman, as quoted by Adweek

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