Millionaire City — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Welcome to another episode of Thoughtpick’s series of articles: Apps Using SM Brilliantly. We will again 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.

Today’s application is: Facebook’s Millionaire City.

The Application:

Millionaire City on Facebook

Millionaire City is a fun game which allows its players become powerhouse CEOs and watch the money roll in. Players can also build monopolies from the ground up by creating luxurious houses, crowded commercial skyscrapers, gorgeous decorations and unique world wonders in addition to making smart investments, taking risks, caring for properties, and watching their companies grow!

Millionaire City is developed by Digital Chocolate: a leading publisher of original, high-quality Omni games – games that reach mass market consumers across all platforms and are driven by social value, convenience and instant gratification.

Barn Buddy Game — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Welcome to another episode of Thoughtpick’s series of articles: Apps Using SM Brilliantly. We will again 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.

Today’s application is: Facebook’s Barn Buddy Game.

The Application:

Barn Buddy Game

With 1,948,750 monthly active users and 1,429,112 likes, Barn Buddy Game seems to be gaining in on Farmville, Frontierville, Cafe World and other Facebook applications that fall into that category.

What They Did:

First of all, you can see how social the game is through its name: adding the word “buddy” to the name of the game automatically suggests that you need buddies to play the game right.

Furthermore, not only did they allow their users to 1) look after their own farm, 2) help friends and 3) grow crops together, they also – so cleverly – gave users the option to “be naughty” and steal crops from friends as well!

EA SPORTS FIFA Superstars — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

EA SPORTS FIFA Superstars is a hugely popular game and currently has an increasing number of 4,892,926 monthly active users. Read more to see how they utilized social media in order to gain this popularity!

Jib Jab — Applications Using Social Media Brilliantly

We will again 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.

Today’s application is: Jib Jab.

Brain Buddies — Applications Using Social Media Brilliantly

Brain Buddies — Applications Using Social Media Brilliantly

We will again 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. Today's application is: wooga's Brain Buddies on Facebook.

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Vaseline “Be Prepared” Campaign for India – Social Media By Example

Vaseline “Be Prepared” Campaign for India – Social Media By Example

Vaseline takes advantage of the fact that while white people in Europe and North America are swarming to tanning salons and picking up overpriced tanning creams to gain a bronze shade, people in South East Asia have a completely contrary appreciation to skin tones; they are obsessed with lighter skin.

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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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Adobe’s “Real or Fake” Campaign — Learn SM By Example

Adobe’s “Real or Fake” Campaign — Learn SM By Example

Real or Fake? How to do it!

Adobe wanted to increase awareness of its discounts for college students. It thought hard and long about the best strategy to do so, taking into consideration its target audience while tailoring an effective, customized method to reach them.

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Nestlé Crunch: Changing the Recipe with YouTube, Facebook, and Olympic Stars

Nestlé Crunch: Changing the Recipe with YouTube, Facebook, and Olympic Stars

The fans are still voting on whether it was the crunch or the chocolate...

Nestle are making good use of the fact that they can make their consumers share the excitement about this new recipe, rather than wait for a backlash.

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