Social media update: 10/08/2012

10 Aug

Hi all,

Have you been enjoying the Olympics and the lovely weather this week? Well it’s the perfect time for this week’s social media update. Find out what’s been happening on Facebook, why Google+ is a ‘ghost-town’ and the first virtual Facebook game brought to you by Thomas Cook.

Happy reading :)

IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK…

General news Top ten tips to rock your brand!What is the future of mobile?Top digital stats for this week – check them out here….Did you know it was the anniversary for the riotsthis week?Do you remember ‘Take This Lollipop’ from last year? It’s coming back!Police + Twitter

What not to do on Pinterest…

Thomas Cook bring you the first virtual game on Facebook!

Wonga’s game show deal challenged by Twitter protests – find out more…

Are KLM the best social media savvy company?

New ‘like’ drop-down menu on Facebook – have you noticed it?

Do you check your Facebook comments?

83 million fake Facebook accounts – can you believe it?

Want to learn more about targeted Facebook posts?

 

One to watch…  Take a look at reblorg.com 
This week’s awesome case study Find out about Southwest’sFacebook success
This week’s must bookmark site Have you heard about Instagram’s cool photo feed – showing you whats happening in your city?!
Quote of the week “Social media services seem torn between protecting their users, empowering their users, selling out their users, and annoying everyone.”

Baratunde Thurston of The Onion, writing at Fast Company online

 

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