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George Takei's Take: Older People Care About Tech His AARP show reveals baby boomers, Gen X are very active online

George Takei has a message to herald: Older people know how to use digital media. To get the point across, the actor—best known for his Star Trek work in the…

May 16, 2014, 6:04 PM EDT

Exclusive #Oscars Data: Top 20 Brand Tweets Socialbakers stats bode well for Arby's and Victoria's Secret

Arby's Twitter conversation with Pharrell Williams during the Oscars turned out to be another big win for the brand. In a tweet, the fast-food company brilliantly revealed that it had…

March 4, 2014, 3:12 PM EST

Ellen's Selfie Scores Oscar Gold for Samsung Tops brand mentions across social, while Pepsi blows up Twitter

When Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres snapped that epic selfie with the Samsung Galaxy Note during last night's ceremony, it effectively snagged "Best Picture"—among marketers, that is. According to Kontera, which analyzed millions…

March 3, 2014, 1:11 PM EST

Oh, My: George Takei Will Have a YouTube Show Produced by AARP Tech-centric show Takei's Take launches today

George Takei, formerly Mr. Sulu of Star Trek and now pied piper to some 4.5 million Facebook fans, gets a new show called Takei's Take as of this morning on YouTube,…

September 17, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

What AARP Learned From #ObamaIsNotSatan Advice for Twitter marketers on avoiding real-time hell

On Monday, the AARP's Promoted Tweet buy for "Obama" turned awry when #ObamaIsNotSatan was a national trend on Twitter for several hours. The org was running ads (shown below) on…

March 22, 2013, 2:51 PM EDT

#ObamaIsNotSatan Shows Random Side of Twitter Ads AARP and Seamless buy Promoted Tweets around the strange hash-tag

In the latest example of how marketers are using Twitter's Promoted Tweets to jump on digital chatter as it happens, the AARP and Seamless this afternoon have gotten numerous ad…

March 18, 2013, 7:28 PM EDT

AARP Makes Its Site Safe for Advertisers Launches new strategy to get ageist marketers in the door

Older Americans want you to know they’re worth marketers’ time, but apparently everyone hasn't gotten the memo. AARP knows that well, so it’s created a new deals section to entice them…

June 29, 2012, 7:17 AM EDT

Betty White Prank Calls People, Ogles Hunk for AARP

AARP has snagged Betty White to front its new campaign telling our seniors to "get over it" and join the retirement organization, even though it might make them feel old.…

June 16, 2011, 2:09 PM EDT

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