Social media update: 26/08/2012

26 Aug

Hi all,

It’s time for this week’s social media update! Find out about the latest social media campaigns from McDonald’s, Starbucks and Heinz, Facebook’s latest changes and some great tips about Instagram!

Happy reading 🙂


General news

91% of UK 16-24 yr olds would not purchase on Facebook

McDonald’s social media campaign ‘Our food. Your Questions’ gets a good response

Do you fancy a trying Starbuck’s new Pumpkin Spice Latte First? Try the new Facebook game

Facebook’s new ads will appear in your Newsfeed whether you ‘like’ it or not!

Topics are the next big thing…

LinkedIn is about to launch a new look

Gamification – 5 leading brands of how to get it right

Facebook sued over Timeline feature

Heinz offer you a chance to have a bean engraved with your name

Ten tips for B2B Twitter success

Major players fail on mobile in UK

Three parallels between Olympic athletes management

Want to know how to make great use of Instagram?

How to grow your exposure with Instagram

Interesting digital marketing stats for this week

Buy tickets on bands’ Facebook pages with Tikly

One to watch… 

How to successfully interact with Twitter brand pages

This week’s awesome case study

How to achieve a successful social media campaign

This week’s must bookmark site

Ten most liked brand posts on Facebook

Quote of the week

When you say Digg, people know … it’s a verb, that you can Digg something. It stands for participation, it stands for sharing, it stands for conversation.”

Jake Levine, general manager of Digg, as quoted by Fast Company online



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