News/Blog Category: Video

Digital and Social Media Marketing Insights for 2019

posted on 22nd Jan 2021

2018 was the year that brought you GDPR, the Cambridge Analytica scandal and Mark Zuckerberg drinking water in front of the US Congress. In other words, it was a year when social media news went from gossip to current events. Here’s a look back at some 2018 digital and social media marketing insights which will help inform your social media and... Gimme More »

Sleeping Flags

posted on 19th Feb 2019

Not too long ago, while sipping on a flat white. Gazing out a café window and people watching, a poster caught my eye. Why? Well it's been a while since a poster has cut through the noise of blockbusters, pantos, politicians and protest placards. Humbly sitting shoulder to shoulder with these posters, its monotone message simply read "You are... Gimme More »

Lost

posted on 26th Oct 2018

Walking around Dublin, depending on how observant you are, you may have noticed some strange, little lost stickers. If you haven't keep an eye on the lookout for street signs, lamp posts and power boxes. These little unique stickers are bound to brighten up your day. Here's Albatros - the man behind it all to tell us about the project. Keep... Gimme More »

Curves, Swirls and Virgins – the world of media ownership and TV identities

posted on 28th Sep 2018

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As Irish TV watchers may have noticed, TV3 has recently rebranded as Virgin Media TV. The channels formally known as TV3, 3e and be3 have been renamed as Virgin Media One, Virgin Media Two and Virgin Media Three. Anecdotally many consumers have been confused by this change and have been wondering where TV3 has... Gimme More »

Facebook Video Vs Youtube: Which is Best?

posted on 17th Aug 2011

Using video to promote brands is becoming increasingly important in marketing. With good quality, inexpensive cameras, it’s getting easier to shoot, edit and upload video content. It’s easier for fans too, which makes them more inclined than ever to upload something to your website, blog or Facebook page spontaneously, or as part of a... Gimme More »

Facebook Safety For Kids

posted on 4th Apr 2011

Here's something we should see more of, a Facebook safety video aimed at kids. The video uses Little Red Riding Hood to explain that confirming people you aren't sure about will give them access to your personal details. Suddenly that status update declaring your going to visit Grandma, could result in a nasty surprise. Officially Facebook... Gimme More »

Using Youtube Yet? Your Customers Are

posted on 15th Feb 2011

It's surprising the amount of brands not using video content to reach out to customers. It's getting easier and easier to produce video, free to host it and easy to distribute through existing online and social channels. Those that are using it successfully, do so to try to engage customers in new ways, viewers want information or entertainment... Gimme More »

Youtube Life in a Day

posted on 6th Jan 2011

Last year Youtube asked its users to submit clips of their life on July 24th, 2010. Over 80,000 clips were submitted from 192 countries. Of the 4,500 hours of footage submitted 1125 clips have since been edited into a documentary by Kevin Macdonald (Director of The Last King Of Scotland, Touching The Void) and produced by Ridley Scott. Some of... Gimme More »

One Minute on Facebook

posted on 6th Jan 2011

This is a sixty second video produced by Time Magazine. It contains some very impressive statistics on the amount of activity that takes place on the worlds leading social network every minute of every day by it's (almost) 600 million members. Gimme More »

KLM’s Social Experiment

posted on 5th Jan 2011

Last year Dutch airline KLM conducted a very interesting social media driven rewards program. Instead of just allocating points or gifts to frequent flyers they identified passengers who had checked in on Foursquare, or were tweeting about waiting for a KLM flight. A team of people checked the social profiles of the these passengers for clues... Gimme More »