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Topic: social media marketing

Here's a Timeline of Brands Scoring Big in Social Media This Year 'Twas the year of bacon-scented alarms and tweeting mittens

It's been quite a year for brands in social media, highlighted by the World Cup instead of the Super Bowl for a change as Nike, Beats by Dre and McDonald's…

December 24, 2014, 7:08 AM EST

Here Are the Brands Whose Follower Counts Were Hit Hardest in Instagram's Spam Purge Nike, Forever 21 and Ellen lose fake fans by the hundred thousand

The great Instagram purge of the past 24 hours hit Justin Bieber hardest—3.5 million lost followers—but some of social media's biggest brands felt the sting of loss, too. National Geographic, Nike, Adidas…

December 19, 2014, 2:58 PM EST

Which Brands Boomed and Which Ones Busted in Social Media This Year? Fiat scores while American Airlines nosedives

Between constant tweaks to Facebook's algorithm, changes to Twitter and the rise of Instagram, social media has certainly kept marketers on their toes this year. A new look into data compiled…

December 11, 2014, 4:04 PM EST

Here Are the Top 10 Most Loved Brands in Social Media From November MTV, Friskies and a surprise luxury player made the grade

Hootsuite's uberVu system can crunch data from 20 different social media platforms, including Reddit, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, YouTube, Blogger, Yahoo Questions, Vimeo, etc. And today the British Columbia-based tech player is…

December 10, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

GoDaddy CMO Says Super Bowl Spot Puts a New Twist on Puppy Advertising Swaps scandalous for cute

A cuddly puppy is a tried-and-true subject for Super Bowl ads. It worked for Budweiser last year, and Doritos enlisted canines in its 2012 campaign. This year, GoDaddy has cast…

December 9, 2014, 12:08 PM EST

Victoria's Secret Shows There's Something About Airplanes and Social Media 20 lingerie models don't hurt, either

KLM Royal Dutch's in-flight dance party a few years ago provided an early hint that airlines could soar with cool social media campaigns. Then in 2012, Air New Zealand's #airnzhobbit…

December 4, 2014, 1:44 PM EST

5 Social Media Hacks Every Marketer Should Know Handy tricks to make the most of your posts

So many boundaries limit marketers and their social media goals. No GIFs on Facebook. No buy buttons on Pinterest. Fortunately, there are plenty of creative workarounds. Marketers are doing whatever they…

November 25, 2014, 7:04 AM EST

Why GoPro's Instagram Strategy Should Catch Apple's Eye And 3 other findings from this week's social video rankings

The Adweek/Shareablee weekly chart for top branded Instagram videos is in—scroll down to see the full chart—and here are the top four things we learned from Oct. 27 through Nov.…

November 5, 2014, 3:08 PM EST

14 Instagram Data Findings That Every Marketer Needs to Know Here's a tease: @mentions inspire 56% more engagement

Instagram's well-documented rise as a mobile-social platform has intrigued marketers for the last few years, but data showing what content works versus what doesn't has been scant—until now, that is. Simply…

October 28, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

10 Big-Spending Advertisers That Prove Tumblr Could Make $100M in 2015 A marketing guide with BMW, Gatorade, Aeropostale

On Tuesday, Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer told investors that Tumblr would likely make more than $100 million in 2015. In our series this week, we learned that the social platform's…

October 22, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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