Why Won’t Nike Play with Girls?

Why Won’t Nike Play with Girls?

Two young women have launched a social media campaign to get Nike to make its coolest men’s trainers available in women’s sizes. Emily Hodgson and Emilie Riis, who both work together at ad agency 18 Feet & Rising, are on a mission to spice up the women’s trainer market, which they argue is too bland. […]

Twitter launches global partnership with WPP

Twitter launches global partnership with WPP

Twitter and WPP have signed a deal that will see the ad giant integrate Twitter data into its media and analytics platforms, and will include the launch of data products. The global strategic partnership spans a number of WPP companies, including GroupM, Kantar and digital agencies including Wunderman. Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP chief executive, said: […]

Twitter launches video content promotion tool – Twitter Amplify

Twitter launches video content promotion tool – Twitter Amplify

Twitter has revealed its latest marketing tool Twitter Amplify which allows media companies to promote small video clips, for example sports highlights, which are accompanied by a brief video ad as a pre- or post-roll. Launch partners for Twitter Amplify include the likes of Clear Channel, New York Magazine, VEVO, Warner Music, and VICE, as […]

Sporting Connect Launches Mobile App

Sporting Connect Launches Mobile App

Sporting Connect is celebrating reaching the 1000 members-mark with the release of its brand new mobile app for iPhone and Android devices. The App is completely free and is the beginning of a whole new mobile era for the online football community, which aims to connect all aspects of the game including coaches, players, referees, […]

Cint: Music Platform Users Can Be Utilized To Determine What is On-trend

Cint: Music Platform Users Can Be Utilized To Determine What is On-trend

With enterprising music artists continuing to take advantage of social networks and digital music services to promote their work, A&R executives can benefit from surveying the users of such platforms in order to help identify up-and-coming trends and musicians to sign, suggests Cint, a global provider of tools to obtain market intelligence. Platforms such as […]

Burson-Marsteller finds huge missed opportunity for country promotion on Twitter

Burson-Marsteller finds huge missed opportunity for country promotion on Twitter

@GreatBritain, @Israel and@Sweden are the best examples of country promotion on Twitter  BEIJING — Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today released the second part of its “Twiplomacy” study (http://twiplomacy.com), looking specifically at country branding on Twitter. The study shows that only 9 governments out of 193 UN member states own their country name Twitter handle. […]