December 31, 2014

Social News Roundup | December 31, 2014

Happy New Year! 

1. A year’s worth of news trends

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From the State of the Union to the hacking of Sony, see what news was trending on Twitter in 2014. Read More…   2. The best of Brands in 2014

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Relive the best marketing of 2014 with Old Spice’s “Mom Song,” the Super Bowl “Puppy Love” video and Always’ #LikeAGirl campaigns. Read More…   3. 2014’s most viral moments.  

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The Oscar Selfie is one for the record books. See what else went viral in 2014. Read More…   4. Pinterest to begin promoting pins in 2015

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Pinterest has a good New Year’s resolution: make some money. They announced this week that as of January, they’ll start selling ads on their network in the form of Promoted Pins. Read More…   5. Ello to get a facelift in 2015

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For those of you still keeping tabs on Ello, they’ve announced some new features for the new year. Read More…   6. Amex finds success in “take-over” campaign

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Amex gave six influecers access to its Instagram account and increased its engagement by 23%. Read More…   7. The biggest struggles of today’s digital Marketers.

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According to an infographic from SiriusDecisions, many B2B business aren’t using available Social Media Intelligence (SMI) tools to their advantage. Read More…