Month: May 2012

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Google Integrates Places and Zagat into Google+

Published 5 years ago May 31st, 2012

Despite Google’s social media venture, Google+, failing to live up to expectations, it has not stopped Google investing in it. The latest step is scrapping the traditional form of Google Places which would list geographical  and service information of businesses, and incorporating it into Google+. The restaurant critic guide, Zagat, has also been integrated into…

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Pinterest Dwarfs Google+ in Time Spent on Site by Users

Published 5 years ago May 30th, 2012

It is no secret that Google+ has struggled to compete with Facebook as a social media platform, despite projects and campaigns involving Barack Obama and David Beckham. These interactions with famous figures were part of promoting Google+’s unique feature, “HangOut”. Another one of Google+’s key features is the “+1”, whereby the user can highlight an…

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Going Viral: NBA Star Goes Undercover in Pepsi Advert

Published 5 years ago May 29th, 2012

Pepsi have long had a connection with sport, and have featured stars such as David Beckham, Ronaldo and Shaquille O’Neal, and the latest in this line is NBA Rookie of the Year, Kyrie Irving. The video shows an elderly and seemingly out-of-shape gentleman traveling to an informal game of basketball. When he is asked to…

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Volkswagen’s YouTube Campaign – The Original Click

Published 5 years ago May 28th, 2012

A common frustrating occurrence for YouTube users is clicking on their desired video and being forced to wait from anywhere between 5 and 30 seconds for a video commercial to start playing. Much of the time, these videos result in the viewer growing a negative image of the company/product being advertised, but Volkswagen have noted…

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Going Viral: John Malkovich Talks to His iPhone

Published 5 years ago May 24th, 2012

Last month Apple released a commercial showing Samuel L. Jackson planning a special romantic dinner with the assistance of his iPhone’s Siri technology. This month, it is John Malkovich who stars as a pondering, deep thinking personality, discussing the meaning of life with Siri. The phone manages to dispense “pretty spectacular” advice to Malkovich, in…

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Drobga Says Goodbye to Fans Via YouTube

Published 5 years ago May 23rd, 2012

Didier Drogba has bid farewell to his fans through YouTube after his announcement that he would be leaving Chelsea FC this summer. This comes days after a dramatic Champions League final in which Drogba was the hero, scoring a late equaliser against Bayern Munich and then converting the winning spot-kick in the resulting penalty shoot-out….

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AGENT Digital Feature in Retail Times Magazine

Published 5 years ago May 22nd, 2012

The Retail Time Magazine invited AGENT Digital to contribute to the “eCommerce – Join the Revolution” feature in this years May / June issue. The team here at AGENT Digital were more than happy to help out. We contributed our “Top Ten Tips For Retailers”: 1. Build your E-Commerce store correctly. Do not take the…

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Give2Go Website Launch

Published 5 years ago May 22nd, 2012

AGENT Digital is delighted to announce the launch of the Give2Go.ie and  Give2Go.co.uk websites. Give2Go is a Social Network platform where you can create event registrations, payments and charitable donations. The Give2Go.co.uk website has many features and functionalities such as: Administrating funds for selected Charity Beneficiary projects. Finding the very best of achievement and adventure,…

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New Nike Ad Hits 10 Million Views in 4 Days

Published 5 years ago May 22nd, 2012

Every major football tournament is awaited with much anticipation, but not only for the football itself. Much of the excitement comes from the accompanying adverts, most notably Nike’s. This year is no exception, with Nike releasing a new star-laden commercial named “My Time is Now” ahead of the 2012 European Championship. Whilst the message of…

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Guinness Place QR Code On Pint Glass

Published 5 years ago May 21st, 2012

Guinness have come up with a stroke of genius in marketing their iconic beverage. By knowing the relationship people have with their phones (especially smartphones) whilst sipping a pint in a pub, they have come up with a unique way of combining the two, and promote their social media channels at the same time. Guinness…

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