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Monday 28 July 2014

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Facebook refuses to block ‘neknominations’

Facebook has rejected calls to ban pages and videos linked to the drinking craze “neknomination” – despite one death in Ireland being linked to the online drinking game.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Millennials changing face of wine industry

Millennials are drinking more wine than previous generations of young consumers, which is forcing the wine industry to rethink its marketing approach.

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Budweiser launches Facebook-friendly ‘Buddy Cup’

US beer giant Budweiser has launched a new glass, which contains a chip with a link to Facebook, so you can become friends with anyone you toast.

Monday, April 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Facebook enters the wine business

Facebook has started selling wine via a new online store on the site that encourages its US customers to send gifts to their Facebook friends.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 1 Comment »

Australian medics slam social media for marketing alcohol

The Australian Medical Association has criticised Facebook and other social media networks for allowing alcohol companies to market their products to children.

Thursday, September 20th, 2012 No Comments »

Instagram fuelled Facebook cover for JW

Johnnie Walker has revealed plans to transform its Facebook timeline cover photo into an ever-changing Instagram gallery.

Monday, September 3rd, 2012 2 Comments »

Social media leads drink and food choices

More than a third of consumers use social media when deciding where to go out for a drink or food.

Monday, July 30th, 2012 No Comments »

Alcohol brands must tread carefully

Alcohol brands must take their social media marketing seriously or they could risk their reputations.

Thursday, July 26th, 2012 2 Comments »

Alcohol brands excited about Twitter age verification

Twitter and Buddy Media has launched a free tool designed to help alcohol brands market only to people of legal drinking age.

Monday, July 16th, 2012 No Comments »

Wineries who shun social media will experience “digital Darwinism”

Social media is so important to the wine world that wineries who put off using it will experience “digital Darwinism”, a digital expert has warned.

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 8 Comments »

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