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Mentoring Is the Theme of Dove's New Campaign Features Stanford's football coach in a heavy social media push

Dove Men+Care’s new football-themed "Care Always Wins" campaign puts an equal emphasis on social media and traditional media as it targets youth football coaches who make a difference in their…

September 4, 2014, 10:57 AM EDT

How the Girl Scouts Do Real-Time Social Marketing Pop culture events widen social graph

Long gone are the days when the Girl Scouts relied on word of mouth and door-to-door cookie selling to build brand buzz. Now, the organization enlists Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and…

September 3, 2014, 1:41 PM EDT

12 Marketers Already Experimenting With Instagram's Hyperlapse App In first days after launch, social video is moving fast

Only one day after Instagram launched the stand-alone Hyperlapse app that makes short, time-lapse videos, a number of big brands are testing the feature out. Instagram’s Hyperlapse app is intended to…

August 27, 2014, 5:15 PM EDT

Burger King's Canada Move Really Ticks Off Twitter Users Tax debate sinks brand favorability

So Burger King might be heading to Canada to catch a tax break, eh? That's not sitting well with Twitter users, per new data from SponsorHub. The fast-food brand—fresh off a…

August 26, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT

Pinterest Pitches Analytics to Brands Social player takes its site metrics directly to marketers

Pinterest has unveiled a stats dashboard designed to help brands understand what kind of consumer reach and interactions they're achieving on the social-pinning platform.  The free tools can show such players…

August 26, 2014, 10:48 AM EDT

Sharknado 2 Premiere Beat Game of Thrones' Red Wedding at Social Interaction Results are bloody good

The episode of HBO's Game of Thrones entitled The Red Wedding was a social phenomenon, as it seemed impossible in the hours following the episode's airing to scroll through your…

August 22, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT

Shell Shows More Gas Brands Could Fuel Up on Social Media Viral effort led to 385 percent jump in chatter

While BP has garnered attention in recent years for its use of social media, not many of its competitors have been notably active in the space. But then there's Shell,…

August 22, 2014, 4:07 PM EDT

Is Your Secret Safe With 'Secret' App? Hackers expose anonymity issues

Hackers recently showed that Secret, the anonymous social networking app that encourages users to "speak freely," may not be so secretive after all. Speaking with Wired, Ben Caudill, co-founder of Seattle's…

August 22, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT

Vine Just Got Much Better for Marketers Now allows footage shot from any camera

Vine has been updated today to allow users to upload videos onto the platform. The move should entice traditional creatives and digital shops, which, like consumers, had been limited to…

August 20, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

Burger King Is Getting 380 Tweets Every Minute for Chicken Fries Underscores how 'bring back' strategy is all about social

If you've ever wondered why Burger King, McDonald's and KFC consistently "bring back" shelved menu items (respectively, Chicken Fries, McRib/Shamrock Shake, the Double Down "sandwich") for a limited time, the…

August 15, 2014, 4:52 PM EDT

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