Tag archive for ‘social media’
By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

GM tackles Facebook over Ads

Some ackward news hits the wire days before Facebook’s historic $105 billion IPO; General Motors said it plans to stop advertising on the social media site, concluding that its paid ads don’t have a big More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Corps Electoral

For centuries Sex and Politics go hand in hand, but the last decade we’ve seem to have embraced ‘sex’ as a tool to promote political ideas, or politicians in general. And since it’s election More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

The Crash and Burn Personal Branding on Social Networks

While a growing staple of celebs, reality TV stars, athletes and everything between is getting smarter by the day in using their social media fanbase to promote their ‘business’ there are some, mostly More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, March 19th, 2012
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Bree Olson – Hello Everyone for KONY 2012

KONY 2012 is still the ‘meme du jour’ as the declared ‘experiment’ hits over 82 million views on YouTube. All the reason for Charlie Sheen’s former goddess Bree Olson to jump on the More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Chocolate and Facebook a Strategy To Think About

The Guardian has an interesting article from Word of Mouth Blogger Natalie Hardwick where she explores how social media campaigns can be used to revive discontinued (Chocolate) brands. Natalie has an interesting More...

By Bartel Scheers On Sunday, March 11th, 2012
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Fake Facebook account of Commander embarrasses Nato

As well as their names, people routinely put personal email addresses, dates of birth, clues about their home address and personal and family pictures online. Some even state their current location, and messages More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Welcome to the Revolution (part 2)

Released in August of last year and already 1.8 Million views later, Social Media Revolution is arguably one of the best social media videos ever. Created by Erik Qualman (@equalman on Twitter) of Socialnomics, More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, August 14th, 2010

Let’s Talk Pizza

One reason why people like social media so much is the individual control it gives us. You decide what you want to read, see and listen to (think FlipBoard for iPad f.e.). Not like a TV with tons of commercial breaks More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Engage! with MOS

When it comes to social networks I like to think I’ve seen them, done them and failed most of them. Besides Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, Gowalla, SpreadFirefox and a few Ning communities I either set up More...