Posts Tagged ‘twitter’

Photos: Last Week’s Parties, Panels and More from SXSW to NYC

March 21, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Former Vice President Joe Biden (third from left) and Jill Biden (second from right) pose for a photo with the Game of Thrones crew (l. to r., showrunner D.B. Weiss, actresses Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams, showrunner David Benioff) at SXSW. Mindy Best/Getty Images for SXSW (L. to r.) GE CMO Linda Boff, Twitter head...

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Hacker Uses McDonald’s Corporate Twitter Account to Call Trump ‘Disgusting’

March 16, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

This morning, the McDonald's corporate Twitter account (@McDonaldsCorp) was hacked to publish a tweet calling Donald Trump "a disgusting excuse for a president." The brand has since confirmed to Adweek and via Twitter that the post--which was also briefly pinned to the top of the brand's feed--was made by a hacker who secured access to...

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Twitter Is Ready for March Madness

March 15, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

The 2016-17 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship tournament tips off in earnest Thursday, and Twitter has a courtside seat. The social network teamed up with the NCAA and Turner Sports on special hashtag-triggered emoji that will be added to tweets with the following hashtags: #MarchMadness #SelectionSunday #BracketBusted #Sweet16 #Elite8 #FinalFour #NationalChampionship #OneShiningMoment #MarchMadness#SelectionSunday#BracketBusted#Sweet16#Elite8#FinalFour#NationalChampionship#OneShiningMoment pic.twitter.com/swTRf0FW4q...

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Twitter Is Finally Dishing Out Data on Likes

March 14, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Brands and agencies using Twitter's Gnip application-programming interfaces finally have access to data on likes via the Decahose, the social network's stream that provides a 10 percent random sample of its full real-time Firehose. Data product manager Adam Tornes announced in a blog post that likes have been one of the most requested features by...

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Twitter Is Finally Dishing Out Data on Likes

March 14, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Brands and agencies using Twitter's Gnip application-programming interfaces finally have access to data on likes via the Decahose, the social network's stream that provides a 10 percent random sample of its full real-time Firehose. Data product manager Adam Tornes announced in a blog post that likes have been one of the most requested features by...

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The Brand of Indiana Basketball Loses One of Its Biggest Cheerleaders

March 6, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

You wouldn't know it looking at the Twitter account for Hoosier Basketball magazine, which counts just a few hundred followers. But the annual print publication, now in its 47th year, is an Indiana institution. On Sunday, the man who built it into an institution, Garry Donna, passed away at the age of 73. Here's how...

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While Vine Camera’s Future Is TBD, the Lessons for Influencer Marketing Are Clear

March 3, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

The announcement of Vine's closure toward the back end of last year marked a sad, nostalgic day for digital content creators. So it came as quite the surprise when, last month, Twitter relaunched the social platform as Vine Camera, an application that allows users to share their six-second videos directly to Twitter. It's too early...

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9 Digital Marketing Stats From This Week That Jumped Off the Page

March 3, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

It was a stellar week in digital marketing stats, and here are the nine that really stood out: 1. If one tweet can sell a thousand Moons Over My Hammy, this is it Denny's tweet on Wednesday represents a historic Twitter marketing achievement. The following message has garnered 108,000 retweets and more than 152,000 likes...

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Twitter Partners With ESL, DreamHack to Live Stream eSports Content

March 3, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Twitter partnered with eSports companies ESL and DreamHack to live stream eSports tournaments and original content in 2017. With this partnership, Twitter will live stream more than 15 events in the ESL One, Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) and DreamHack circuits globally on Twitter and "connected devices." In addition to streaming tournaments, Twitter will also stream...

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