Catch This? 10th edition – Facebook, Gaga and about 200 years
June 22, 2011
The art of communication lies in finding the most effective way of getting a message understood and absorbed. As marketers, we know that the more complicated the message, the more challenging the communication. Yet this Swedish academic is able clearly illustrate the past 200 years of humanity with charm and simplicity. And he does it in about 4 minutes.
Gaga + Farm Animals = ______?______
According to Zynga’s EVP of business it equals a “cool new ways to entertain and surprise our players”. Welcome to GagaVille. At her in-game farm, fans get exclusive access to music and unicorns. Hold off on the judgement, intellectuals – she’s also partnered with Words with Friends to create Words with Gaga. Unfortunately, Gaga’s only an 8 point word.
Yet another opportunity for marketers on Facebook — Product Tagging.
If your brand or product has a page, it can now be tagged in photos. Facebook just gave you about 500 million potential print ads, contest participants and brand evangelists. Facebook released this new option quietly. Facebook says you’re welcome.