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Social Media Acquisitions – Episode 72

Adam and Cory discuss spoiler alerts and how Game of Thrones managed to keep its secrets, an infographic about images on Pinterest and what types of images work best, a recent string of social media acquisitions including salesforce.com buying ExactTarget for $2.5 billion, the release of Vine for Android and why this is a good sign for the growth of the network, Foursquare’s Game of Cones promotion and why it’s an interesting use of geo-location data, Facebook updates their available ad formats and makes some cuts, and more.

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Verified Accounts – Episode 71

Adam and Cory discuss how to get more likes and comments on Tumblr, the importance of verified accounts and why you should make sure you get verified, Twitter’s new lead generation cards and why you should consider using them, Pinterest’s new rich pins and how they will greatly expand the information contained within a pin, Yahoo! buying Tumblr and what it means for marketers, and more.

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Vine And Twitter’s Take On Mobile Video – Episode 54

Adam and Cory discuss the shift in customer service that gives people the power through social media and what customers expect from social customer service, Twitter launching Vine and how it aims to revolutionize the way that we take and share mobile videos, including a look at some of the early marketing efforts on Vine, Facebook launching the “Ask Our CPO” forum to discuss privacy issues with users, Payvment shutting down and why this might signal the end of Facebook commerce, Foodspotting sells to OpenTable and why this is good for restaurants in the long term, and more.

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