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Features

The power of real: Balancing authenticity with social media pressures

Most of us are guilty of (and feel guilty about) comparing ourselves and lives to what we see on social media. The stream of beautiful people, places and things can sometimes feel relentless, with everyday consumers and influencers alike feeling the...

Posted by: Industry Updates
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Careers

A quick one on social media marketing

Social Media advertising is still one of the most underpriced and efficient ways to market your brand or business to your customers. Unfortunately, many clients are spending the smallest fraction of ad dollars on it. It's up to us as advertisers to...

Posted by: Kevin Forister
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Trends

Five social media trends for 2019

Claire Lancaster, head of social media at IF Agency, starts the year with her prediction of the key trends that will define the next 12 months in social media, content and influencer marketing. "I expect reach, dialogue and influencers to all reduce...

Posted by: If Agency
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Awards

'Nothing Beats a Londoner' redefined social media at Cannes Lions

USUALLY when you try something for the first time, there’s a blueprint to work from; a past precedent, background or experience to guide you along the way. We the jury of the inaugural Social & Influence category at Cannes Lions had no such...

Posted by: Anthony Svirskis
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Features

Will virtual reality change how we use social media?

Opinion by Sol Rogers, CEO & Founder of REWIND A common criticism of VR is that it is isolating. While VR will always separate you from the real world, it can and will bring people together to communicate, experience, and play in a truly memorable...

Posted by: REWIND
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Advertising

Impero uses social media to track heat waves and deliver ice cold 7Up

Every summer, heat takes over the conversation in Latin American cities. People talk on the streets, in taxis, in newspapers and on the TV. But nowhere does the heat rise as quickly and burn as fiercely as it does on social media. So, to combat the...

Posted by: Industry Updates
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Features

Are politicians targeting you on social media?

I'm going to go out on a limb here and presume that at least 75% of the people reading this piece have an active Facebook account. Such is the all-encompassing ubiquity of the great social media titan, that it's not unrealistic of me to make this...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Social Media

easyJet find that social media is making millennials more 'glambitious'

Young adults now spend a staggering 438 hours daydreaming of a more glamorous life and spend more than £3000 a year trying to achieve it according to a recent study commissioned by Europe’s leading airline easyJet. This 'glam-bition' is...

Posted by: Industry Updates
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Advertising

Social Media owns Kendall Jenner over controversial Pepsi ad

UPDATE: Since this article was first posted, Pepsi have decided (wisely in my opinion) to pull the ad from YouTube. A Pepsi spokesperson said in a press release: "Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding. Clearly...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Social Media

La La Land was robbed at the Oscars according to Social Media

Global media agency Carat analysed consumer sentiment around the Oscars on social media to determine the ‘audience votes’ ahead of the big announcement made on 26th February, when the underdog “Moonlight” walked away with the Best Picture...

Posted by: Industry Updates
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Entertainment

Creative Opinions on The Oscars 2017: A Social Media Monopoly?

The Oscars are, whilst almost as large a televisual draw as that 'other' big event in February, largely free from the burden of expectation when it comes to advertising. The fact is that nobody really talks about the ad breaks of the Academy Awards,...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Social Media

Trump's America: The Design Community Strike Back on Social Media

In the week following the 2016 US Presidential Election, many designers have responded to the news that Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States with shock, awe and amusement. We're be examining the latter today (but if you want...

Posted by: Industry Updates
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Advertising

Kellogg’s & Leo Burnett launch 'Because Yum' social media campaign

Leo Burnett London has created a series of 18 short form content films for Kellogg’s to run across social media channels. The agency developed the “Because Yum” idea to encourage people to reappraise cereal as a potential snack,...

Posted by: Industry Updates
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Advertising

JWT launch 'best of' Social Media unit in Singapore

J. Walter Thompson and Mirum Singapore have launched The Social Team, a new social media offering providing clients access to digital, analytics, content, strategy and creative expertise across both agencies through one specialised team. The Social...

Posted by: Industry Updates
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Careers

Is social media ruining your career prospects?

'If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all' - or so the saying goes. Of course, in the age of social media, the chances of anyone saying nothing at all is very slim indeed. One only has to scan the average street for...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Social Media

New report reveals the use of social media by TV viewers

Social TV behaviours - the simultaneous use of television and social media - have continued to evolve over the years; shifting from consumers passively consuming TV - to socially consuming TV as more and more social platforms becomes accessible via...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Social Media

DigitasLBi tells us which brands are most contagious on social media

Social media itself is pretty contagious. Indeed, try glancing over at a fellow commuter on your way to work tomorrow, seeing them on Facebook or Twitter, and NOT reaching into your own pocket to have a quick glance yourself. Seriously, it’s...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Social Media

Dentsu create a social media war room

Dentsu Mitchell, which until recently operated as Mitchells, but was rebranded back in July when Dentsu Media launched in Australia, recently launched a social media control centre called “Fireside,” which is being touted as an industry...

Posted by: Industry Updates
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Advice

Social Media Recruitment: Getting It Right

How to get social media recruitment right and the hazards to watch out for. It’s widely known that in 2015 the majority of job seekers find their jobs through a social network. And I’m guessing that the vast majority of recruiters either...

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Social Media

Social Media Advertising: Show Them The Money

Don’t you just hate it when they take something pure, and put sponsored ads all over it? Not that Instagram is the purest social media platform; it has been co-opted readily by A-List celebrities who just want to rebel against Anna...

Posted by: Jade French
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Features

Is social media making bullying acceptable?

It could be argued we might all benefit from a little digital detox, and TV presenter Sue Perkins has announced she's going to be spending some time away from Twitter. Unfortunately this isn't a lifestyle choice. She's actually been forced off the...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Social Media

Social media keeps the flame of free speech alive

Nobody was prepared for the abhorrent series of events that befell the staff members of the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo yesterday in Paris. The vicious attack, brought on (once again) by nothing but harmless religious satire, shook the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Social Media

Isn't it high time we got serious with the social media trolls?

We can't really go on like this. The alarming evolution of 'trolling' from pestering people online to the loss of life, has been eye-watering in its speed. The last week has seen a situation develop whereby a family whose daughter is missing, was...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Advertising

Old El Paso use social media (and Danny Trejo) to ply their wares

Old El Paso, the brand famous for providing Britain with fast Mexican food, will be promoting its new “Stand 'N' Stuff Tortilla” soft taco range through Facebook and Buzzfeed in a new digital campaign engineered by UM London. The idea of...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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News

M&C Saatchi pick up the global social media business for UGG Australia

It was announced earlier this week that M&C Saatchi LA will be in charge of all strategic, creative and production duties for the social media account of UGG Australia, taking the account from incumbent agency, 360i. UGG Australia is a fine clothing...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

Why social media is making us lonely.

In 2010, at a cost of $300 million, 800 miles of fibre-optic cable was laid between the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange to shave three milliseconds off trading times. Yet within this world of instant and absolute...

Posted by: Jessica Hazel
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Advice

Social Media and Recruitment

Social Media Week took place in London during February. For those who don’t know, Social Media Week is an annual event which is run all over the world. There are live streams to view and hashtags to follow, so you can keep up with the...

Posted by: Creativepool

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