We Are Social

Core disciplines: Advertising/Creative, Creative technology, Digital, Social

One of the Top 30 most viewed agencies for 2017

Tweet : Mar 21st 2018 17:00
Facebook has suspended the account of political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica after they violated the platform's policies to harvest an estimated 50 million Facebook profiles without approval. This and more in our Monday Mashup with @Ryan_Dubras.
Tweet : Mar 21st 2018 16:34
RT @TheMarketingSoc: ‘We’re in a bit of an arms race for shorter and shorter form content.’ Pushing beyond the three second rule and grabbi
Tweet : Mar 21st 2018 13:45
Digital disruption is transforming the way fans consume and engage with sports. Join us, @Sport_England's @kate_dale and more on the 11/4 from 5.30pm (BST) to discover why the second screen in sports may soon become the first. Sign up now. #RewriteTheRules
Tweet : Mar 21st 2018 11:50
"Consumers should never have to accept that their data will be harvested and used without their consent. With GDPR on the horizon, we’re moving into a world of proactive permission." Our Chief Strategy Officer, @mobbie responds to Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook data.
Tweet : Mar 21st 2018 10:30
As day three of #AWEurope gets underway, don't miss @Le_Harv and @VariousProjects with @adidasfootball, @facebook and @_seenit on The Guardian Stage from 4.15pm; where they'll looking at the potential for creating effective longer-form content for social.
Tweet : Mar 21st 2018 10:06
RT @JennieLouise: How can brands cut through the £500bn sports market? @wearesocial #futurefit via @YouTube
Tweet : Mar 21st 2018 10:00
What’s clear, is that organic reach is decreasing year-on-year across the board. This gives weight to the argument that paid media is now the only practical option for brands looking to make an impression on their audience, @ruasmthn.
Tweet : Mar 20th 2018 16:30
SXSW is over for another year. But which trends really stood out from the crowd? From AI and brand collaborations, to turning diversity data into action; @mobbie, @Le_Harv, @VariousProjects and @gleeding share their highlights from this year's festival.
Tweet : Mar 20th 2018 11:00
Marketers need to think about where voice can offer something new and beneficial in the consumer journey – whether that’s providing in-the-moment advice on cooking, to reducing friction in the path to purchase, @katie_young11.
Tweet : Mar 19th 2018 16:39
RT @CampaignTechUK: Sadly, #AWEurope audience failed @wearesocial's Tom Ollerton's test to either beating an AI at insight, or figuring out
Tweet : Mar 19th 2018 16:30
Facebook opens Instant Games to all developers, Twitter increases its focus on breaking news, and Rihanna shames Snapchat over ad mocking domestic abuse. The latest social media news in our Monday Mashup with @Ryan_Dubras.
Tweet : Mar 19th 2018 16:25
"The biggest influencers aren’t necessarily the most authentic." Our Creative Director for We Are Social Sport, @gleeding spoke alongside @adidasfootball's @Stephen_Cleary at last week's #FutureFit event on why authentic voices are the key to successful influencer marketing.
Tweet : Mar 19th 2018 14:35
Don't miss our Innovation Director, @mrtomollerton at #AWEurope (The Guardian Stage) today from 4.10pm where he'll be discussing the role of agencies in the new AI world where machines could enable brands to take more of the creative process in-house.
Tweet : Mar 16th 2018 14:45
Instagram is continuing its long-running streak of launching new feature updates, as a deep-dive into the platform's code revealed potential plans for: a Cinemagraph creator; a feature to download personal data; icons for “Call” and “Video Call”; and more.
Tweet : Mar 16th 2018 12:00
Change is coming, but it will take a time and a long-term shift in attitudes and behaviours. My advice to anyone starting out in advertising would be to know that you’re in a room for a reason, so have an opinion, @eliea Head of Client Services in London.
Tweet : Mar 16th 2018 10:30
Outliers and Gladwell’s theories particularly speak to me because of how we’ve grown as a business. It was the right combination of people, luck, timing and clients – rather than one intellectual stroke of genius, our UK CEO @MrJimColeman.
Tweet : Mar 15th 2018 17:30
Enjoyed this morning's #FutureFit event? If so, then join us on 11/4 from 5.30pm (BST) where We Are Social Sport, @Sport_England's @kate_dale & more will be taking a look at how digital disruption is influencing the sports industry. #RewriteTheRules
Tweet : Mar 15th 2018 13:30
Twitter is opening up its account verification to all users (who can prove their identity), deleting and suspending millions of accounts it believes to be fake, and crowdsourcing new ways of measurement. The latest social media news with @Ryan_Dubras.
Tweet : Mar 15th 2018 11:04
"Subcultures are where new and interesting things are being created. It’s a place for creatives to be inspired". Some more great insight this morning from Creative Director @gleeding on the opportunties subcultures offer brands for meaningful collaborations which engage.
Tweet : Mar 15th 2018 10:10
RT @katharine_ross: Excellent presentation by @wearesocial @adidasfootball at #futurefit @Campaignmag - grow your own influencers - bold, l
Tweet : Mar 15th 2018 10:01
RT @YasminArrigo: Loving the @wearesocial and @adidasUK presentation at #FutureFit - possibly because it kicked off with a Spurs namecheck
Tweet : Mar 15th 2018 10:01
RT @darkhorsesldn: Great talk from @wearesocial sport & @Adidas about building a new model of gaining brand influence with the Tango Squad
Tweet : Mar 15th 2018 09:58
70% of shares happen on dark social, and in sport this can be as much as 75%. Our Creative Director, @gleeding discussing the role of micro-influencers in helping sports brands create authentic engagement at @Campaignmag’s #futurefit event.
Tweet : Mar 15th 2018 09:57
Thank you to @adidasfootball for joining @gleeding on stage at @Campaignmag’s #futureFit event today to offer a look at the results of #TangoSquadFC and where it might develop in the future.
Tweet : Mar 15th 2018 09:36
Our Creative Director @gleeding taking the stage with @adidasfootball at today’s @Campaignmag #FutureFit event to chat about the role of cultural influence in sports marketing.
Tweet : Mar 15th 2018 08:52
The We Are Social Sport team getting ready for kick-off at this morning’s @Campaignmag #FutureFit event ?? If you’re down, come and say “hi”.
Tweet : Mar 14th 2018 16:15
With 39% of brands planning to increase their influencer marketing budgets in 2018, @FlorLujani looks at why the influencer industry will only continue to mature when data starts playing a bigger role, as it does in other areas of marketing.
Tweet : Mar 14th 2018 12:30
Voice searches often have significant purchase intent; they tend to be action-oriented like “find a store” or “buy something”. If you get your brand to be the one they re-order, then you’ve separated yourself from the competition, @katie_young11.
Tweet : Mar 14th 2018 10:45
Following complaints that an extremely racist GIF was being offered as an option to add to users' Stories, both Snapchat and Instagram temporarily removed their recently added GIPHY integration feature. Our Monday Mashup with @Ryan_Dubras.
Tweet : Mar 13th 2018 15:00
Kylie’s tweet wasn’t that impactful and Snapchat isn’t (completely) dead. However, the social network is on a slippery slope following its highly unpopular redesign that has users, Citigroup and Wall Street challenging its decision.
News : Jan 19th 2016 by Tom Ollerton
We Are Social move from a blog based agency website to a client work showcase for Google, adidas, Heineken and Audi.
News : Jul 3rd 2015 by Tom Ollerton
Curiosity Stop is a collation of the innovations that inspired us this month
News : Jun 25th 2015 by Tom Ollerton
Hello Play! for Hello Bank!, BNP Paribas’ mobile bank, picked up two Bronze Lions in Engagement Platform and Financial Services.

Audi - Believe in the Future of Driving
Believe in the Future of Driving
Advertising/Creative, Digital, Social
Six children contemplate what the cars of the future might look like for Audi UK.
Jan 4th 2018 14:24:13
adidas Football - David Beckham: Capsule Collection: The return of an icon
adidas Football
David Beckham: Capsule Collection: The return of an icon
Advertising/Creative, Digital, Social
adidas, with David Beckham, brought back it's famous Predator boot after an absence of 4 years.
Dec 21st 2017 10:09:53
first direct - Tries new things
first direct
(first direct )
Tries new things
Advertising/Creative, Digital, Social
first direct encouraged potential new customers to try new experiences and to switch banks to them.
Nov 16th 2017 08:59:10
Digital, Social
HSBC encouraged young people in the UK to pursue new opportunities, and avoid future regrets.
Oct 3rd 2017 16:36:53
Benefit - #ConcealMySecret
(Benefit Boi-ing)
Digital, Social
We launched Benefit's Boi-ing range with a new tool to conceal cringe-worthy social media moments.
Sep 18th 2017 11:28:52

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