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Social Ranking Site Creates a New Battleground for Agency Egos Pivotstack tallies audiences, and Ogilvy's on top

Does Ogilvy & Mather have the best online presence of any advertising agency in the world? Yes, according to a new site that ranks shops based on the size of…

July 18, 2014, 9:18 AM EDT

Social Networks Are Kingdoms at War in Beautifully Crafted Game of Thrones Homage HootSuite sets the bar for self-promotion

If you love nerding out about social media almost as much as you love nerding out about Game of Thrones, then have I got the video for you. Social media management…

April 4, 2014, 2:18 PM EDT

When an Event Is Brands Only, Are Hashtags Even Off Limits to Vendors? Whole Foods social manager calls out #brandsonly 'moochers'

When some people say #brandsonly, they mean it quite literally. This week, has been hosting a Brands-Only Summit, and while a vendor-free environment can certainly sound appealing, it can…

December 11, 2013, 11:20 AM EST

Red Bull's Instagram Video Shows How Engagement Is Done But it's surprising that it took two months

Maybe the most remarkable part of Red Bull's superb Instagram video post today was that it took the brand—a social media dynamo—two months to create a major blip on the…

August 22, 2013, 1:07 PM EDT

Social Media's Walking Billboard Now Selling His Name Jason Sadler offers last name to highest bidder

The name "Jason JLabAudio" has a certain ring to it—and some potentially serious bling to it. The currently named Jason Sadler stands to make $34,500 by changing his name to…

November 30, 2012, 1:25 PM EST

KitchenAid Mistakenly Tweets Joke About Obama's Dead Grandmother Apology doesn't stop backlash after debate

Oh, this is bad. During tonight's presidential debate, KitchenAid posted a nasty and poorly spelled comment on its Twitter feed about President Obama's grandmother, who died shortly before he took…

October 3, 2012, 10:36 PM EDT

Smartphone Making You Antisocial? Consider Rehab Singapore agency creates toolkit and phone-free party

BBH interns in Singapore are trying to fight back against antisocial smartphone dependency and the alienation of digital culture. Their weapon? A Social Rehab Toolkit, which includes note cards to…

July 31, 2012, 10:07 AM EDT

Oh, You Will 'Like' These Facebook 'Like' Stickers

You can't really go wrong with Facebook-related crap. You could probably build an entire business around it. Here, we have some (nonofficial) Facebook "Like" stickers, which you can slap on…

April 18, 2011, 3:18 PM EDT

Carlsberg tries to 'unbottle' bashful Swedes

Carlsberg beer and ad agency Akestam Holst are going social in Sweden with their "Unbottle Yourself" mobile app, inviting the nation to let its collective blond hair down and loosen…

March 31, 2011, 10:16 AM EDT

Foursquare-enabled ad dishes out dog food

Foursquare has finally made itself useful—to non-humans, anyway. As seen in the video below, a pet-food company in Germany has put up a billboard urging you to check in at…

March 29, 2011, 5:04 PM EDT