#MarketingTitbits – smart homes, Street View, Dove

myspace-instagram-worldcup-smaller1. Myspace is sending old users their old photos to win them back

Myspace, which was founded back in 2003, was at one time the most visited website in the United States, surpassing Google. Despite several redesigns to the social network’s layout, Myspace has lost many users and this year they have set up a new campaign to get old users back.

The social network has started emailing past users old photos of them from their profiles, along with a line that reads “The good, the rad and the what were you thinking…” and a link that takes them directly to their Myspace profile.

To read more, click here. 

 

2. 16 of the best branded Instagram videos of May 2014

Instagram is now one of the most widely used image-based social networks. It is not just individuals use the platform to share photos and videos with their followers; many brands are doing the same thing.

This week we saw a great article highlighting some of the best branded Instagram videos, including Nike, Vogue and Google Glass.

To read the full article and watch the videos, click here. 

 

3. 10 most shared branded ads for the 2014 World Cup, so far

With the start of the World Cup steadily approaching, we have already seen many brands cash in on the event. Brazil-themed products are springing up everywhere, some good and some bad.

Some of the best World Cup-themed adverts include Nike, Samsung, Emirates and Coca-Cola and all four appear in the 10 most shared so far. To have a look at the full list, click here.

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