Social media marketing finds its place at the Sochi Olympics

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Olympians and sponsors have been using Facebook and Twitter more than in any previous games. Though the social media marketing efforts of big brands may have faced some massive struggles before the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi were able to get started, the top networks have still been heavily employed by the athletes and the sponsors now that the games are nearing a close. In fact, the trends have turned around as many have used their accounts to great benefit. Beyond the record breaking number of Tweets and Facebook posts…

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Social marketing has decimated Olympic advertising for Coke, P&G and McDonalds

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Other big names such as Visa have also lost huge opportunities to promote during the Winter Games. If anything has ever been able to demonstrate the power of social media marketing in terms of spreading the word and sending messages to consumers, it has been the events that have occurred surrounding the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, which have seen the advertising from some of the largest corporations in the world disrupted and considerably weakened. Until now, the power to reach consumers has always been in the hands of those with…

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