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WeChat Partners With Unicef HK to Showcase Payment Beyond Borders

Jun 2, 2015 - There are mutual benefits for both Unicef Hong Kong and WeChat after a micro-financing platform was launched on the Chinese social messaging app. Comments

Pinterest to Add Buy Button for Revenue Generation

pinterest-tablet-image Jun 2, 2015 - Pinterest has unveiled transactional pins. Will its “Buy Button" work better than Twitter’s and Facebook’s version? Comments

Instagram Beefs Up Ad Offerings

instagram-icon-large Jun 2, 2015 - In the next few days, Instagram will begin testing further calls-to-action for sponsored posts. The Facebook-backed platform also plans to expand its targeting capabilities. Comments

Facebook's PGP Email Encryption Will Anonymize Email

Facebook Jun 1, 2015 - Facebook has announced a new encryption feature that will secure email data from both hackers and government interference. Comments

Twitter Brings Programmatic to Social With Amplify Update

twitter-mobile-2015 May 29, 2015 - The microblogging service has introduced a program called Auto Amplify. The new feature reduces lots of manual work and helps brands better manage their campaigns in real time. Comments

Tweets of Week: Memorial Day, Burgers, and Biscuits

twitter-logo May 29, 2015 - This week, Twitter remembered our fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, got really into #NationalBurgerDay, and finished with #NationalBiscuitDay. Comments

Bayern Munich Joins Tmall to Tap Chinese Fans

fc-bayern-munich-logo May 28, 2015 - Bayern Munich's decision to launch a flagship store on China's Tmall is expected to enhance engagement with its Chinese fans. Comments

4 Reasons to Use Humor in Your Social Media Content

humor-in-social-media May 27, 2015 - Brands that post funny stuff on social media are seen as more memorable, while also gaining insights and emotional responses from the audience. Comments

Tweets of the Week: Farewell, Don Draper and David Letterman

twitter-logo May 22, 2015 - This TV-centric week, brands tweeted about the Red Nose Day charity event as well as The Late Show with David Letterman and Mad Men, both of which aired their final episodes. Comments

Content is King, But Context is Queen

king-queen-crown May 21, 2015 - Brands need to be "always on" to profit from the changing ways people consume content, writes LinkedIn's Nellie Chan. Comments

Pinterest to Enhance Promoted Pin Ad Capabilities

pinterest-alt May 19, 2015 - The visual discovery platform is going to add a slew of new features to promoted pins, including app promotion. How can marketers benefit from these updates? Comments

How 10 Nonprofit Brands Roll on Twitter

twitter-logo May 19, 2015 - Many nonprofits, such as Operation Smile, the World Wildlife Fund and the Central Park Conservancy, are doing Twitter so well they're outperforming their business brethren. Comments

Mad Men Drives Coke’s Digital Consumption By 991%

hilltop-ad-image May 18, 2015 - The last episode of AMC's Mad Men ended with the famous Coca-Cola ad, “Hilltop," from 1971, which increased digital consumption around Coca-Cola by 991 percent. Comments

Civil Rights: Turning Data into Action

shutterstock-172200767 May 18, 2015 - Smartphones and social media have made everyone aware of recent police brutality, but it's still happening. This illustrates the disconnect between data and action. Comments

Tweets of the Week: Brands Tap into #biketoworkday2015 and Pay Tribute to B.B. King

twitter-tweets May 15, 2015 - This week Twitter biked to work, celebrated the possibility of Harriet Tubman on the twenty dollar bill and mourned the loss of blues legend B.B. King. Comments

How Customer Engagement Campaigns Impact Customer Experience

happy-credit-card-shopper May 15, 2015 - What is customer engagement, and how can brands use it to enhance customer experience? From encouraging personalization to challenging customer knowledge find out exactly how to improve customer experience and increase brand revenue. Comments

The Social Why Behind Burger King's Chicken Fry

burgerking-logo May 14, 2015 - Social media plays a big role in Burger King's marketing, between its funny tweets to the relaunch of its chicken fries. ClickZ caught up with the brand's senior media director. Comments

Apple's Tim Cook Becomes Latest Celebrity to Join China's Weibo

weibo-logo-international May 12, 2015 - Apple CEO Tim Cook's visit to China shows Weibo is still the pre-eminent go-to platform for communicating with Chinese consumers. Comments

Samsonite Turns to Paid Social for APAC Design Competition

samsonite-apac-japan-500 May 11, 2015 - Facebook and blogger outreach form the core of a Samsonite APAC suitcase design competition. Comments

New Snapchat Videos to Cost Advertisers $0.02

snapchat-logo May 8, 2015 - With the new offering, announced at The Daily Mail's NewFront event yesterday, Snapchat's publishing partners can run 10-second ads on Discover. Comments

Tweets of the Week: Royal Baby Brand Fails

twitter-mobile-2015 May 8, 2015 - Welcome to Tweets of the Week, where ClickZ rounds up all the best (and worst) things brands did on Twitter for the week of May 4, 2015. Comments

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