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Holiday Shopping & Social Media: 5 Fantastic Campaigns

Brad's Black Friday

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday … It’s almost like social media was created to promote deals during the holiday shopping season.

The post-Thanksgiving shopping season starts earlier every year. There were many people camped out days before in traditional Black Friday Shopping Style. Stores, such as Staples, had Black Friday deals all week. Others, opened their doors early on Thanksgiving Day.

Here are 5 fantastic social media holiday shopping campaigns:

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Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Video Uploads | Twitter-Themed Hotel

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Instagram Update Includes Video Uploads, Photo-Straightening (SocialTimes)
One month after launching a video-sharing tool, Instagram has returned with new versions of its apps for iOS and Android. For the video portion of the app, Instagram has added the ability for users to upload videos from the media libraries on their phones as well as shooting videos from within the app. Users can trim these videos for length and crop the frame to best fit Instagram’s square shape.

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Social Media Newsfeed: Google Glass Social Apps | Yahoo Buying Tumblr?

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Google Glass Gets Social With Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook and Other Apps (SocialTimes)
Soon you’ll be able to look your friends in the eye (sort of) when you log into your favorite social network with Google Glass. Google has announced at the I/O conference in San Francisco that the futuristic eyewear, dubbed Glassware, will come with applications for Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Evernote, as well as publications like CNN and Elle.

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