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Reppler: The New Social Media Monitoring Service

Reppler: The New Social Media Monitoring Service

Simply put, Reppler is a social media monitoring service designed to keep your social reputation clean and safe. It addresses three critical pillars of your social reputation — content, privacy and security. Read more »

Disney Tickets Together — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

Disney Tickets Together — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

Millions of applications are flooding the social media scene yearly, some are fun, others are valuable while only a few have the ability of shining through the bunch and making a lasting impression! Today's... Read more »

Facebook Marketplace — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Welcome to the fifth episode of our series of articles on Thoughtpick: Apps Using SM Brilliantly.

Just as in the previous episodes (1, 2, 3 & 4), we will be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are.

The Application:

Posting Your Listing is just so easy...

Marketplace on Facebook is a part of the Oodle Network.

Powering classifieds for over 200 local and national sites, Oodle.com is a fast growing classifieds network. The Oodle network includes newspapers, broadcast television sites, yellow pages, community sites, and national portals. When a user posts a classified ad through Oodle, their listings appear on hundreds of leading media and publishing sites.

Here’s a few features of Oodle’s Marketplace:

  • It is a way for Facebook users to buy and sell through online classifieds.
  • It offers a platform for advertisers to promote their local listings.
  • It is helps publishers to power or enhance their classifieds.

Oodle’s Marketplace has a growing number of 76,000,000++ fans on Facebook!

How They Did It:

Apart from the fact that this application is demanded in its nature and its great ability to attract millions of people from all over the world, developing Marketplace for Facebook is just brilliant!

Nike Football on Facebook — Using Social Media Brilliantly

This new series of articles on Thoughtpick – Apps Using SM Brilliantly – will be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are.

The idea

Sometimes users need the extra encouragement to press that “like” button on Facebook, sometimes they need that extra push and that’s exactly what Nike did on their Nike Football’s Facebook Fanpage.

Basically, they offered exclusive content to their fans who click the “like” button, and encouraged and reminded those fans who didn’t press the button to do so.

How they did it?

Just Do It!

Nike are currently running their latest marketing campaign, “write the future” which highlights stars such as Drogba, Rooney, Ronaldo and others and displays the consequences for them making or breaking those critical moments on the game. Whether it’s saving your team from an eminent goal or missing that sure-goal pass.

4 Awesome Web-based Twitter Clients

There are a great number of ways a person can tweet nowadays, whether its from the original website, through your iPhone or your desktop app, the competition is fierce. From that competition comes innovation, and Twitter has its own fair share of innovative clients that are available on the web.

Each clients has a its own niche and reason why its special

Sorority Life Facebook Game — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

This new series of articles on Thoughtpick – Apps Using SM Brilliantly – will be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are.

The Coolest World Cup Apps on Facebook

The Coolest World Cup Apps on Facebook

Support your team

The world cup is certainly an unparalleled event in the world of sports, or the entire world for that matter. FIFA expects that 30 billion viewers will be watching the World Cup this year, that's about 5 times more than the entire world population and certainly dwarfs the ratings of the of the Super Bowl. This is also the first...

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Bejeweled Blitz — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

Bejeweled Blitz — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

Bejeweled Blitz is one of PopCap's variety of online games; the leading multi-platform provider of "casual games" - fun, easy-to-learn, captivating computer games that appeal to everyone from age 6 to 106. Learn how its utilizing social media brilliantly!

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Twitt(url)y — The Twitter Digg in the works?

Twitt(url)y — The Twitter Digg in the works?

Finally a link aggregator

Twitter became a sort of linking haven, there are so many links and media that is being shared on the service that makes it really a great tool to figure out what is currently hot and is being shared by a lot of people. If only there was some tool that would allow you to just have a Twitter eye view of the entire traffic and aggregate...

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Facebook “Causes” — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

The causes application took the need to be affiliated to a cause or another and took it to a higher level - moving from individual, community and society to a more global approach.

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Cafe World — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

Cafe World — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

Hiring Help!

Cafe World developers took online sharing a little bit further by making it hard, and at times impossible, for players to accomplish certain progress without the help of a friend!

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Remote Desktop Apps & Social Media: A Match Made in Heaven!

Remote Desktop Apps & Social Media: A Match Made in Heaven!

Win/Mac VNC Screenshot

Mostly available for both Windows and Mac users, remote desktop applications provide you with the necessary features and options, which can help you in managing your social media teams. Here's how!

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