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What’s Buzzing: Google Pranks, Honey Maid Shows Love & More

The week started with two homerun opportunities for brands to engage in real-time conversation: Baseball Opening Day and April Fools’ Day. Vine also released a new messaging feature that allows users to video message each other, group message and send videos via SMS without being on the platform. This update will likely result in a […]

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Google: PLAs Will Soon Become Shopping Campaigns

Google announced this week that all existing Product Listing Ads (PLA) campaigns will transition to Shopping campaigns in August. Initially launched in Beta in Q4 2013, Google has recently made Shopping campaigns available to all advertisers as well as extended API development support. Shopping campaigns were designed by Google to help streamline campaign management through […]

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Scotts Lawn Care Amplifies MLB Partnership with Social Play

Baseball season is back in full swing and Scotts Lawn Care, an official partner of Major League Baseball (MLB), is helping fans celebrate Opening Week in style with a series of activations that celebrate America’s pastime – and the iconic green grass that populates ballparks nationwide. The integrated campaign includes a re-launch of the @ScottsLawnCare […]

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What’s Buzzing: Heated Bus Stops, Safety Dance Battles & More

Earlier this week, Facebook announced its acquisition of Oculus for $2 billion – a bold statement when it comes to the future of VR technology and social. Mark Zuckerberg noted that this new purchase, “has the chance to create the most social platform ever, and change the way we work, play and communicate.” As Facebook […]

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Facebook-Oculus Deal Hints at Bigger VR Trend on the Horizon

Facebook has bought virtual reality technology company Oculus VR, Inc. for a reported $2 billion. Oculus is known for its flagship product, the Oculus Rift, a gaming-oriented virtual reality headset that started as one of the most successful Kickstarter projects of all time. The Rift has generated a huge level of buzz in the industry, […]