February 13, 2012 Chad Richards

Valentine’s Day and Social Media: 5 Must-Reads

Below are 5 must-reads on Valentine’s Day and social media that we wouldn’t want you to miss.

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Social Media Moms Choose Sex Over Facebook This Valentine’s Day
By Megan Calhoun Given the choice to go without one thing for Valentine’s Day, about 76% of social media savvy women choose to give up Facebook over sex with their spouse or partner, according to a new survey by SocialMoms.com, a network of 35,000 influential moms who are active in social media.

Target pulls “stalker” Valentine’s Day cards in response to social media outrage

By Aaron Rupar Target first posted the card on Tumblr Wednesday, and the Ginger Lee-driven social media firestorm began shortly thereafter. Comments objecting to the card were posted, and in some cases deleted, on Target’s Facebook page and Twitter feed. A petition drive began to get the “sinister and ugly” cards removed from store shelves.

Kraft Unleashes Ted ‘Golden Voice’ Williams on Valentine’s Day
By Bob Marshall It’s hard to believe that it’s already been over a year since Ted Williams, the homeless man with the “golden voice,” captured the collective heart of the internet. It’s also nice to see that CP+B and Kraft are still getting some mileage off of the Macaroni and Cheese spokesperson, including Williams in a Valentine’s Day social media campaign aptly titled “The Golden Voice of Love.”

3 Ways to Improve your Valentine’s Day with Social Media
By Adam Smith It’s coming down to the wire on one of the most important days of the year for some! February 14th can be stressful for some, depressing for others. Regardless of what your Facebook status says these 3 social media suggestions can put your mind and heart at ease while getting you prepared for the loving holiday. It’s not too late, I promise!

Valentine’s Day for Marketers [INFOGRAPHIC]
By Zsuzsa Szabo Valentine’s Day is a good opportunity to drive sales and engage customers. But it’s not often easy to find out what kind of promotion to run, and how to start thinking about it. Here is an infographic as a sincere how-to guide to cash in on the day of love.

Chad Richards

Chad Richards

Senior Social Media Manager at Firebelly
Fun Fact: Chad was named "Most Influential Up & Comer" at the inaugural Social Media Summit. He's been with Firebelly since 2007.
Chad Richards

About the Author

Chad Richards Fun Fact: Chad was named "Most Influential Up & Comer" at the inaugural Social Media Summit. He's been with Firebelly since 2007.

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