TravBuddy — 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: TravBuddy.

The Application:

My Travel Map!

TravBuddy is a social networking application for travelers. It allows Facebook users to create and share their own travel map and see what percent of the world they have visited.

Social Media Trends for Businesses [video]

Social media = More power to the people

With the strong presence of social media, every social media user can have a voice and share his/her opinions with the world.

Advertisers now are targeting social media more and more since they understand the major role it plays in attracting customers, building brand loyalty and boosting sales of product and services.

But that’s not all… This video will guide you through the latest trends brought about by social media giants such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn with stats and numbers… Enjoy!

So, after viewing this video, what do you think: Do you believe in the power of social media? And do you think advertisers will truly benefit from social media more than other available channels?

Looking forward to your comments and insights down below…

Really: New Windows Phone Ad [video]

It’s time for a phone to save us from our phones: the new Windows phone!

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.

Starbucks’ Reusable Tumbler — Learn Social Media by Example

Starbucks’ Reusable Tumbler — Learn Social Media by Example

Starbucks is giving customers around the world a bold incentive to swap the paper cup for a more eco-friendly option. This effort is just one of the ways Starbucks is collaborating with customers to reduce environmental impacts. Read more to see how Starbucks is able to use social media to its advantage.

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Is Twitter Finally Choosing a Business Model?

Is Twitter Finally Choosing a Business Model?

That's a lot of Info but I can't find anything!

Ever since Twitter secured as much as $100 million dollars of funding last year speculation went wild on what kind of business model they will adopt. In NovemeberTwitter COO Dick Costolo confirmed that the first piece to fall into place is the Ad platform which he described as "fascinating. Non-traditional. And people will love it…...

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Learn Social Media by Example: “It Has to be Heinz — Dip & Squeeze” Campaign

Learn Social Media by Example: “It Has to be Heinz — Dip & Squeeze” Campaign

Heinz Ketchup on Twitter

In efforts to innovate and freshen up, Heinz has launched its biggest umbrella brand marketing campaign to date, in a £5m push to build on its “emotional connection” with consumers.

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Verizon CEO: “Technology Will Make Hulu Irrelevant” [video]

Hulu is bound to become obsolete in a few years because there definitely will be other technologies which will certainly provide even simpler and more innovative grounds to allowing for a more integrated connection between our world and what's on the web.

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