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

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

TV Becomes Major Driver of Social Activity [Study]

tvshopper May 6, 2015 - A new study from ShareThis shows that traditional TV-watching has evolved to become a multi-screen social experience. How can networks leverage social to stay relevant? Comments

Build Your Business by Aligning Policy With the Social Web

social-marketing May 6, 2015 - Consumers are becoming more interested in why companies make the business decisions they do, and are choosing to be loyal to certain brands because of their values. Comments

Snapchat Looks to Reinvigorate Discover With New Feature

snapchatdiscoverplatform May 5, 2015 - The ephemeral messaging service has added a new feature to Discover, which may help boost the product’s decreasing traffic. Comments

The 'Fight of the Century' and Social Media in the Philippines

boxing-gloves-green-red-yellow May 4, 2015 - Manny Pacquiao may have lost his fight to American Floyd Mayweather, but his home country, the Philippines, is a big winner when it comes to social media. Comments

Google Enhances Its Social Capabilities With Google+ Collections

google-image May 4, 2015 - The tech giant introduced Google+ Collections today, a tool that allows users to categorize their posts, just like Pinterest. Comments

Social Media and Data: The Emergency Rescue Duo of the Future

facebook-nepal-safetycheck-thumb Apr 30, 2015 - The tragic earthquake in Nepal showed how impactful social media can be in times of a disaster. But raising awareness is just one way social media can help, as platforms begin to use their data for better-targeted relief efforts. Comments

7 Things We Learned From Twitter's Q1 Earnings Report

twitter-mobile-2015 Apr 29, 2015 - Twitter's Q1 earnings revealed some interesting facts about the company's status, including that leaks caused losses for the platform, its user base has grown, and Periscope has hit 1 million users. Comments

7 Ways to Increase Engagement With Facebook Image Posts

7-ways-to-increase-facebook-image-engagement Apr 29, 2015 - It's widely known that images can increase engagement on social platforms, but these seven tips can help you boost your connections with consumers even more. Comments

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