Tuesday, December 11, 2012
  • Fewer People Find Social Ads Annoying

    While about a third of social media users find ads on social networks more annoying than ads elsewhere online, the firms report that more than a quarter of users say they don't mind seeing ads that are tailored based on their individual profile information. ...Read the whole story

  • Dunkin' Launches Dual Holiday Facebook Promos

    The grand-prize winning video and photo entrants will each receive two round-trip JetBlue tickets, and their entries will be featured on Dunkin's electronic billboard in New York's Times Square on New Year's Eve and into New Year's Day. ...Read the whole story

  • Verizon's FiOS Offers Chats With Santa

    The interactive program sets up an interface that looks like a video chat with Santa, where they can type in their side of a conversation with Santa about what gifts they want for Christmas. Santa responds accordingly before being called away for a toy-making emergency. ...Read the whole story

  • Lady A Gets In The Game

    The popular country act has teamed with Gameloft to appear in "Oregon Trail: American Settler." In the new content, band members will appear as in-game quest givers, in which they challenge gamers to build a brand new concert hall in their frontier cities. ...Read the whole story

  • Friskies Offers 'Catify' App

    Friskies is launching an app that allows people to see themselves in cat form using cat photo templates and quirky captions. The app, called "Catify Yourself," allows users to choose a cat background template (including holiday-themed options) featuring a cat in a playful pose, and then add their own photo or a photo of a friend or family member. ...Read the whole story

  • NFL Running 'Homegating' Campaign For NFL Store

    To launch the campaign, which promotes things like counter-top cooking appliances, NFL team-branded serving accoutrements and containers, crock pots, cutting boards, beer steins and wine glasses, the NFL tapped actress and football fan Holly Robinson Peete. ...Read the whole story

  • Twitter Counters Instagram, Launches Photo Filters

    Twitter adds image editing and filtering to its iOS and Android apps today. This comes only days after Instagram yanked support for seamless image posting into Twitter. ...Read the whole story

  • Lenovo; We Are Social

    Lenovo named We Are Social as its global social media agency of record, following a review. ...Read the whole story

  • We Are Social; Layla Revis and Erin Dorr
Beyond Likes

A friend of mine announced last week on Facebook that his mother had passed away. Sad news. I Liked this status update because I was engaged with the content and wanted to respectfully acknowledge my interest. ...More