Happy Valentine’s Day from everyone at Fifty & Five. If you weren’t spending the entire week searching for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift (or date), you may have missed a number of notable announcements in the social world. Planning on getting a “Promoted Trend” on Twitter. Crack that piggy bank open and pay Twitter $200,000 and it is all yours for the day. Suffering from NFL withdrawal? Take a look at this info graphic which will show you the sports teams who are “winning” the social media race. Futbol teams are cleaning up! Skype now has released an update which allows you to leave video messages (maximum time of three minutes). Windows users, you have to wait a while longer for the update to come to the Windows platform. Bill Gates participated in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit. See what interesting questions he answered. Brands have now adopted various #hashtag strategies into their normal marketing activities. What is the most creative #hashtag you have seen? For the third week in a row, Vine (the social video app from Twitter) has shown very positive growth. Have you tried out Vine yet? Let us know what you think. For our viral video of the week, check out this highly skilled pickpocket. Wow is all we have to say.
Here are five other gems you may have missed from the past week in social media:
Upcoming Classes at Fifty & Five
- Fifty & Five is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 11 AM PST/2PM EST with our partners at Boutique Lifestyle & Lodging Association. The subject is Using Linkedin Effectively. Click here for registration info.
- Fifty & Five also offers In person one-on-one training and small group training. We will travel to your office or host the training online which means you can learn no matter where you are located in the world. Email us for more info.
Email Amani@fiftyandfive.com if you are interested in a class.