Marketing Strategy Don’ts: Twitter Edition | Velocity Agency | New Orleans

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In light of the recent Baltimore Raven’s Ray Rice domestic violence tape that went public this Monday, and in response to harsh comments made by public spectators, women everywhere who have been victims of such brutality are taking a stand.  Hashtag #WhyIStayed lets women tell their true tales of horror and despair in hopes to raise awareness on a subject often hidden in the shadows.  Grievous dialogues include, I knew if I left he’d try to kill me and, My fear to leave was greater than my fear to stay, and, I figured if I could hide my bruises I …

#HashFlag #Twitter #WorldCup | Velocity Agency | New Orleans

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Twitter scores, again. Creative and colorful, the network is bringing back the ever popular #hashflags to utilize hashtags for World Cup series in 2014. This promoted bit allows Twitter users to hashtag the national three-letter code (e.g. GER, FRA, USA) with the flag emoji of that particular country appearing along side of the tweet. A patriotic element just added to Twitter for the World Cup 2014, this item is a fun way for World Cup game watchers and Twitter users to show support to their favorite teams throughout the series. Although the feature hasn’t been around in a while, it …

MySpace Starts #TBT Campaign: Will It Work? | Velocity Agency

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Myspace is giving long-time social media users the ultimate “throwback Thursday” experience. The aged network has been trying to reach a new audience and take back their old one for almost 10 years, and are using your old, embarrassing MySpace photographs to do it. “Myspace has been reaching out to connect past users to re-engage them through personalized experience,” a spokesperson for MySpace stated in an interview with Mashable. The site, which hit peak popularity in the early 2000’s are now e-mailing former MySpacer’s decade old photos of themselves labeled “the good, the rad, and what were you thinking?” with …