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AIA Launches Start-Up Accelerator Course in Hong Kong

Dec 23, 2014 - Insurance giant AIA is using social media to spread its start-up initiative in Hong Kong. Comments

Toyota Gets Personal Using Twitter's Tailored Audiences

toyotathon-picture Dec 22, 2014 - Toyota has customized its December sales campaign by using Twitter's targeting capabilities to address customers by their first names in its new ads. Comments

10 Best Social Media Wins of 2014

shutterstock-201617177 Dec 19, 2014 - From ice-cold water to some seriously funny tweets, a lot of brands did social right in 2014. Our experts ranked the year's best of the best in social media. Comments

Twitter/Foursquare Partnership Could Be Game Changer for Marketers

twitter-logo Dec 18, 2014 - Earlier this week, rumors began to circulate that Twitter and Foursquare are on the verge of partnering to improve Twitter's location services. Comments

10 Worst Social Media Fails of 2014

shutterstock-156456158 Dec 18, 2014 - We've consulted with ClickZ's experts to pick the year's worst brand fails across social media. Did your choice for biggest misstep make the cut? Comments

Buy Buttons to Soar in Asia in 2015

shutterstock-234409663-buy-buttons Dec 17, 2014 - Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram began trialing Buy buttons in the U.S. this year, but the real promise could be in Asia. Comments

Pinterest Is Now Shoppable, But Will Google Be?

fathers-day-mobile-shopping Dec 17, 2014 - Google may be speaking to retailers about a Buy button, shortly after its chief rival pushed harder into search with Amazon Travel. Meanwhile, Pinterest adopts something similar. Comments

Lowe's Uses Vine and Instagram to Showcase DIY

lowes1214 Dec 16, 2014 - In addition to a new set of Vine videos, the home improvement chain is using Instagram videos as trailers for its DIY projects that are popular posts on its Pinterest page. Comments

Facebook Drops Microsoft's Bing to Do Its Own Search Thing

facebook-f-2013 Dec 15, 2014 - Facebook's relationship status with Microsoft's Bing has changed to "it's complicated." Comments

Instagram Overtakes Twitter With 300 Million Users

instagram-icon-large Dec 12, 2014 - The image-sharing platform is also launching verified badges and vowing to kick out spammers. Comments

Adblock Plus Now Blocks Facebook Read Receipts

Facebook Likes Vending Machine Dec 3, 2014 - Users can now prevent Facebook from telling senders that they saw their messages. Comments

Facebook Partners With ESET to Fight Malware

security risk management Dec 3, 2014 - Facebook has joined forces with antivirus firm ESET to offer users the ability to scan for viruses and malware. Comments

Twitter Enhances Controls to Lock Out Trolls and Stop Abusive Posts

twitter-logo Dec 3, 2014 - Twitter users have been given quicker and easier options for blocking offensive content on the social network. Comments

Nikon Gives Cameras to Consumers With #IAmGenerationImage

shutterstock-179811038 Nov 26, 2014 - Nikon gave several people one of its cameras to document their passions. Executed by McCann Erickson, the campaign also allows consumers to contribute their pictures with a hashtag. Comments

Twitter CFO Hints at Acquisition With Accidental Public Tweet

New Twitter logo Nov 26, 2014 - Direct message accidentally posted to public timeline by Twitter's CFO, may involve Snapchat. Comments

Salesforce Bolsters Social Studio for Integration Across Departments

Social Media Sharing Nov 20, 2014 - Sales, marketing, and customer service teams will be able to make use of social data from more than 1 billion sources. Comments

Twitter Lets Users Search for Every Public Tweet Ever Sent

New Twitter logo Nov 19, 2014 - Twitter's new search engine means that you can now search for any tweet ever sent. And there are half a trillion of them now available to view. Comments

Snapchat Partners With Square for Peer-to-Peer Payments

snapchat-logo Nov 18, 2014 - To allow users to snap money to each other, Snapchat has partnered with another company to create a feature for the first time, though some experts question the pairing. Comments

User Motivation Is Key to Social Engagement for Brands in China [Study]

engagement-consideration-seo Nov 17, 2014 - OMD China's "Dive Social" report takes a deeper look at the motivations behind social media usage among users in China. Comments

Facebook to Ban Overly Promotional Posts in News Feed

facebook-like Nov 17, 2014 - Starting next year, marketers who post overtly promotional content will see a significant drop in their organic reach. So how should industry participants respond to the ban? Comments

Twitter Unveils Instant Timeline to Woo New Users

Twitter Logo Nov 14, 2014 - The social network also plans to enhance native video sharing and Direct Messages next year. Comments

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