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PMD-2013

News from Facebook’s Preferred Marketing Developer Summit

Posted 02 May 2013 | By | Categories: Industry News, Social Media | No Comments

We are back from the invite-only Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer Spring Summit at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park, CA, where directors of Facebook product and marketing addressed the changing landscape of the Facebook Platform for marketers. We’re excited about what we heard, and we’d like to share some takeaways with you. What’s the value of [...]

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An Introduction to Vine

Posted 19 April 2013 | By | Categories: Industry News, Marketing, Social Media | No Comments

We are now three months since the launch of Vine, currently the No. 1 downloaded social app, as reported by AppData.com. In the first week, our own @PatrickCourtney Vined his coffee making with our office Keurig: Dark magic time @affinitive.Also, Vine is hard, you guys. vine.co/v/b1eiBBUuzPm — Patrick Courtney (@PatrickCourtney) February 1, 2013 Just as [...]

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Playground Buzz – The Most Intriguing Social Media News of the Week

Posted 15 June 2012 | By | Categories: Industry News, Social Media | 1 Comment

Even though summer doesn’t become official until next week, we think it’s already time to hit the beach! We’re going to work on our tans and enjoy our Summer Fridays policy with these stories in mind: Facebook To Debut Real-Time Bidding On Advertising Prices Facebook took a step towards the inevitable distributed ad network by [...]

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Playground Buzz – The Most Intriguing Social Media News of the Week

Posted 08 June 2012 | By | Categories: Industry News, Social Media | No Comments

Hurray for Friday! We’ve been busy here at Affinitive with champagne toasts, monthly reports, and brainstorming for the next step! When not buzzing over a contest involving watching a livestream of baby squirrels, looking up summer reading book recommendations, watching the Shiba Inu puppy cam (why are they sleeping?) or mini-pig Hamlet learn how to walk [...]

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Playground Buzz – The Most Intriguing Social Media News of the Week

Posted 01 June 2012 | By | Categories: Industry News, Social Media | No Comments

It’s Friday and what a week it has been!  Amid enhancing productivity, huffing and puffing about the new bit.ly changes,  and keeping up on the latest gossip of the Cannes Film festival, we’ve been watching the stock price of Facebook go up and down (and down and down and down…) when not playing One Direction in the [...]

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Playground Buzz – The Most Intriguing Social Media News of the Week

Posted 25 May 2012 | By | Categories: Industry News, Marketing, Social Media | No Comments

It’s Friday! Things have been busily buzzing at the office, from ordering take out for the inclement weather, pondering if we should buy a Game of Thrones inspired cookbook, and catching up on our Jenna Marbles videos. Here’s what we’ve been chatting about in the office Facebook group. We’re logging off for the weekend with these in [...]

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Playground Buzz – The Most Intriguing Social Media News of the Week

Posted 10 May 2012 | By | Categories: Industry News, Social Media, Technology | No Comments

Happy Friday, folks! Things have been abuzz in the office. When not pondering the mysterious elasticity of Jon Hamm’s face on the Emotions with Jon Hamm Tumblr, we’ve been feeling super meta playing Logos Quiz (seriously, Draw Something who?)  and surprisingly intrigued by guessing which Congress members have tattoos. Here’s what we’ve been linking each other to [...]

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Playground Buzz – The Most Intriguing Social Media News of the Week

Posted 27 April 2012 | By | Categories: Industry News, Social Media | 1 Comment

It’s Friday! We’ve got lots to share so let’s jump right to it! This is some of the stuff we’ve been linking each other to when not breathing a quiet sigh of relief that we’re not Rihanna’s publicist, laughing along with the TextInstagram Twitter, and going on a gleeful gif saving spree. We’re logging off [...]

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Playground Buzz – The Most Intriguing Social Media News of the Week

Posted 12 April 2012 | By | Categories: Industry News, Social Media | No Comments

 It’s Friday! Things have been abuzz in the office. When not quietly making memes of Hillary Clinton or Ridiculously Photogenic Guy, or commiserating with the folks who run the Facebook pages of the restaurants highlighted in the Old People Writing on a Restaurant’s Facebook Page Tumblr, we’ve been linking each other to these stories throughout [...]

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Playground Buzz – The Most Intriguing Social Media News of the Week

Posted 29 March 2012 | By | Categories: Industry News, Social Media | 6 Comments

Happy Friday, folks! Things have been aflutter in the office with content writing, prepping monthly reports, and a pizza party! When not watching orphan baby otters nurse, puzzling over the weirdly genius How Much is a Stamp? Twitter, and carefully culling gif reactions from What Should We Call Me? or pondering whose Twitter stream we’d like [...]

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F-Commerce Ideas to Help You Stand Out

Posted 28 March 2012 | By | Categories: Marketing, Social Media | No Comments

I haven’t missed all of the recent news about f-commerce. Stories being shared about the Gap, Nordstrom and others removing their Facebook stores, and headlines claiming the end of f-commerce before it even took off. If you find yourself dismissing f-commerce after reading news like this, you could be missing out on a huge opportunity [...]

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Playground Buzz – The Most Intriguing Social Media News of the Week

Posted 23 March 2012 | By | Categories: Industry News, Social Media | No Comments

Spring has sprung, and we’ve spent the week voting for friends in Klout’s Agency Insanity, wondering how we’re going to find time in our lives for Draw Something and Angry Birds Space, using our client’s new app to find our first spring cocktail, and watching this baby eagle on an unused computer screen in our [...]