Some Italian teens who were part of a church group had the chance to meet Pope Francis and convinced him to take a “Selfie” picture with him. They tweeted the picture which, naturally, caught the attention of the “Twittosphere” and made the snap go viral on the web. That cool move is not surprising coming […]
McDonald’s Lebanon (@McDonaldsLeb) invited an Israeli citizen, Jeremie Berrebi (@jberrebi), to have a McCafe this morning on Twitter. To make this clear: This is not a political post, this is about a social media failure. Listening is very important in the digital world and it should be part of your social media strategy. However, this […]
In case you didn’t know, Facebook implemented a while ago lots of rules and regulations for promotions on pages forbidding, for instance, the classical “likes” competitions. Well, here is a good news to all the social media marketeers and community managers: You are now allowed to run competitions on your page’s timeline and use Facebook […]
Some celebrities around the world are charging businesses an impressive amount of money as a fee for promoting them via a 140-character tweet! Huffington Post released an interesting infographic in May 2013 entitled “How Much do Stars Get Paid To Tweet?”. Numbers are huge and it is not always proportional to the followers numbers: For […]
The actual Syrian president, Bashar Al Assad, joined Instagram (@syrianpresidency) on July 24th. Syria has witnessed a civil war for more than 2 years now and it seems the president’s team have got some time to create and manage an Instagram account. This means they believe they can achieve quite interesting political objectives through this: […]
Red Balloon is an English language learning center in Brazil for kids. In their latest campaign by Ogilvy Brazil, brazilian kids spotted many celebrities tweets with English misspellings and replied from the Red Balloon account presenting themselves, correcting the mistake(s) and attaching a picture of them.
Facebook’s notification ring may sound to you simple and sense-less but, in reality it hides a message: It’s an Fmaj7 chord. What is Fmaj7? A series of four musical notes: Fa (F), La (A), Do (C) and Mi (E) which ends up forming the word “FACE”. Coincidence?
Emma Way (@EmmaWay20) was driving her car on May 19th when she hit a cyclist, Toby Hockley, participating in the Boudicca Sportive race (a cycling event). It seems like the car driver was more concerned about how road cyclists annoyed her so she bragged about the incident on Twitter: Definitely knocked a cyclist off his […]
To celebrate Mother’s Day 2013, Twitter just published a funny public service announcement video pushing their users to call their mom for the occasion rather than dropping them a tweet. In today’s connected world, a social network producing a video asking people to disconnect sometimes and have more personal communication with their entourage maybe considered […]
The famous French humorist Remi Gaillard known for his amazing pranks released his latest video as a campaign to promote his twitter account @nqtv. Gaillard wears a Twitter blue bird costume and starts following random people on the streets. He even followed two police agents. What if people could “follow” you in real life? Watch […]