Social Media

twitter-logo

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

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

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

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

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

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

Twitter Partners With Google to Boost Attribution Capabilities

twitter-logo Apr 28, 2015 - To improve attribution, Twitter announced a new partnership with Google. The platform has also reached an agreement to acquire TellApart, a company that provides retargeting across devices. Comments

Marvel Gives Superheroes Twitter Handles to Promote 'The Avengers'

superman-shirt Apr 28, 2015 - Captain America and Iron Man tweet to promote "The Avengers" release, while other brands like Krispy Kreme, Mattel, and NFL celebrate the unofficial #NationalSuperheroDay on Twitter. Comments

Facebook Seeks to Boost Game Installs With Desktop Video App Ads

facebook-desktop-games Apr 28, 2015 - The social network introduced a new ad offering today to help better monetize desktop games. Comments

Pinterest Opens Its APIs to Brands to Generate More Ad Revenue

pinterest-log-in Apr 27, 2015 - The visual discovery platform has opened up its Content Publishing API to brands and their ad-tech partners, and is also introducing an ads API to help brands buy ads on the platform. Comments

Facebook 'Hello' Brings Local Search to Calls

facebook-f-2013 Apr 24, 2015 - Facebook is testing an app called "Hello" that will allow users to see names and images of incoming callers on mobile regardless of whether or not they are saved as contacts. Comments

Facebook's News Feed Changes Could Hurt Brands

facebookvspinterest Apr 22, 2015 - Traffic referrals could decrease as the platform plans more News Feed changes. Comments

Get ClickZ Social newsletters delivered right to your inbox. Subscribe today!

COMMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Featured White Papers

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce
This Magic Quadrant examines leading digital commerce platforms that enable organizations to build digital commerce sites. These commerce platforms facilitate purchasing transactions over the Web, and support the creation and continuing development of an online relationship with a consumer.

Paid Search in the Mobile Era

Paid Search in the Mobile Era
Google reports that paid search ads are currently driving 40+ million calls per month. Cost per click is increasing, paid search budgets are growing, and mobile continues to dominate. It's time to revamp old search strategies, reimagine stale best practices, and add new layers data to your analytics.

WEBINARS

Resources

Jobs

    • GREAT Campaign Project Coordinator
      GREAT Campaign Project Coordinator (British Consulate-General, New York) - New YorkThe GREAT Britain Campaign is seeking an energetic and creative...
    • Paid Search Senior Account Manager
      Paid Search Senior Account Manager (Hanapin Marketing) - BloomingtonHanapin Marketing is hiring a strategic Paid Search Senior Account Manager...
    • Paid Search Account Manager
      Paid Search Account Manager (Hanapin Marketing) - BloomingtonHanapin Marketing is hiring an experienced Paid Search Account Manager to...