BuzzFeed teamed up with WPP to form a content marketing behemoth this year, as native content got more sophisticated. With Facebook and Twitter becoming key news sources and brands becoming content factories, traditional media giants are worried. As part of our review of the year, we look back at the key trends that shaped content … [Read more…]
With 1.55 billion monthly active users, Facebook is the largest source of public opinion data on Earth. Marc Maley, CEO, Fuel Intelligence, looks at how using anonymised and aggregated Facebook topic data, film studios could use this human-generated data to tailor marketing efforts to maximise engagement ahead of movie releases.
From mystery X-rays to disobedient dogs, 2015 was another big year for video viral marketing case studies. Marketing stunts, long-form storytelling and cute animals (naturally) featured heavily this year. Perhaps more telling was the number of ads seeded on Facebook rather than YouTube, as the social network becomes the go-to place for sharing videos. To … [Read more…]