Gizmodo’s Shooting Challenge: Photomosaics

Gizmodo seem to be on a role with yet another amusing and viral challenge for their friends and followers!

Contest Idea & Objectives:

Lead photomosiac by Dan4th

Lead photomosiac by Dan4th

The contest idea is innovative, unique and fun: Contestants were asked to create a photomosaic; a photo made of several smaller photos while making sure that every photo is their own and that the main photo, the mosaic template itself, is as well.

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Honda + Car Town Game = Awesome Social Gaming Campaign

On a weekly basis, we present to you social media campaigns which we find interesting. We research them, analyze them and break them down into valuable information, tips and lessons which could be helpful to you when designing your next new social media hit.

However, this time we have a new flavor which comes in a combo form: a social media campaign which depends on a viral and spreadable application to attract its audience!

“Honda Motor Corp.’s campaign for its new CR-Z car features the hybrid vehicle in some colorful roadside billboards that can’t be seen from a freeway.” ~ Bloomberg

Honda Takes Social Gaming for a Test Drive

Car Town Application on Facebook

To promote the U.S. launch of its latest sport hybrid coupe, the Honda CR-Z, the company initiated a two-month advertising campaign in Car Town, a newly released Facebook game that allows players to use virtual currency to purchase, customize and store hundreds of vehicles in their own virtual garages. Players can then use these vehicles to take road trips and complete challenges to earn points to purchase additional vehicles and car-related products and services.

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Halifax Holiday Matchmaker — Apps 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: Halifax Holiday Matchmaker on Facebook.

“Twisit Jordan” Courtesy of Queen Rania — Learn Social Media By Example

“Twisit Jordan” is two fold: Her Majesty has called out for people around the world to submit videos stating what they would like to experience in Jordan, while on the other end she called on Jordanians to submit videos that show how special Jordan is.

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Liberty Bay Books — Learn Social Media By Example

Liberty Bay Books — Learn Social Media By Example

Liberty Bay - UPCOMING EVENTS!

Some smaller businesses play it by the ear; their marketing methodologies are moment-based without deep thought to the outcomes. Others keep an eye out for change and take it into consideration when planning their marketing efforts. Liberty Bay Books in a great example of that.

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Emerson Salon’s New Business Model — Learn Social Media By Example

Emerson Salon’s New Business Model — Learn Social Media By Example

If you’re active on Facebook and Twitter, there is a fair chance that you might have heard of Emerson Salon; the social savvy salon that has enjoyed great success through channels like Facebook, Twitter and their blog. Read more & learn!

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Facebook Marketplace — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

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 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...

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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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Target’s Super Bowl & Valentine Campaign — Learn Social Media By Example

Target’s Super Bowl & Valentine Campaign — Learn Social Media By Example

In support of the charity for kids

If you go to Target's Facebook page and click on the Super Love Sender tab, you are able to begin the process of sending a "JibJab-like, NFL- and Valentine-themed" greeting card. Before you start creating the card, you can choose from one of five charities that you think should get the most money.

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10 Tips to Ensure That You’re NOT A Social Media Sucker!

10 Tips to Ensure That You’re NOT A Social Media Sucker!

Quality Counts!

"Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won't have time to make them all yourself". ~Alfred Sheinwold - Therefore, I hope you will learn from my experience about the top 10 tips you should follow when using social media!

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