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Ford Looks to App Developers and Open-Source Innovation for Futuristic Driving Experience Ford Looks to App Developers and Open-Source Innovation for Futuristic Driving Experience

Ford Motors has been doing everything they can think of to facilitate innovation and a creative spirit in the automotive community. The company has changed their outlook on design and engineering. Their latest effort to spur creative ideas comes in …

GM Gets Dissed by Facebook, But Ford is Buying GM Gets Dissed by Facebook, But Ford is Buying

You might recall that General Motors recently pulled all their advertising from Facebook’s pages and claimed that the ads weren’t really working for them. Of course, GM’s actions took place just days before Facebook’s much anticipated initial public offering, so …

Ford Mustang’s New Design Turning Heads Ford Mustang’s New Design Turning Heads
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Courtesy of Edmonds Inside Line Is this the 2015 Ford Mustang? According to some Ford insiders it is pretty dang close. The near complete redesign is probably going to be released during the Ford Mustang’s 50 year anniversary party in …

Ford & Yahoo! “Plugged In” For New Reality Series Ford & Yahoo! “Plugged In” For New Reality Series

Today Yahoo! and Ford have announced a new reality series which will be featured on Yahoo’s Video Destination. “Plugged In” will showcase teams of contestants who compete to actually win a new Ford Focus Electric. Viewers will be urged to …

Twitter Ads Move to Detroit: GM, Ford, & Chrysler Get New Neighbors Twitter Ads Move to Detroit: GM, Ford, & Chrysler Get New Neighbors

The Contra Costa Times reports that Twitter is setting up a new advertising office in Detroit. There’s no doubt as to the reason for the addition; to get close to the advertising budgets of the big 3 auto makers. Promoted …

Nationwide Gas Prices [INFOGRAPHIC] Nationwide Gas Prices [INFOGRAPHIC]

According to a study by financial firm Mint, gas prices are affecting household economies nationwide, and Americans are experiencing the financial strain. The average household in the U.S. burns through 1,100 gallons of gasoline annually. And while residents in some …

Facebook: High Asking Price For Log-Out Ads Facebook: High Asking Price For Log-Out Ads
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Facebook has announced new log-out ads on their social platform that are sure to hit heavy with consumers as nearly 37 million users log-off the service daily in the US alone. No doubt these are highly sought-after advertising spaces, unfortunately …

Ford 2013 Models: More SYNC, More Technology Ford 2013 Models: More SYNC, More Technology
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Consumers are demanding that more technology be integrated into their automobile’s, that is a well documented consumer desire, and Ford was listening when they set-out to revamp their model line-up for 2013. In fact, this isn’t new for Ford, they …

Scott Monty Tweets Ford’s Digital Participation Guidelines Scott Monty Tweets Ford’s Digital Participation Guidelines

Scott Monty, Head of Social Media for the Ford Motor Company, pinned and tweeted a copy of the Ford’s Digital Participation Guidelines today. @ScottMontyScott MontyFord Motor Company’s Digital Participation Guidelines http://pinterest.com/pin/18507048438740346/ 2 hours ago via Pinterest ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto The Guidelines …

2013 Ford Mustang Daytona 500 Ad To Be Previewed In Google+ Hangout, YouTube, Facebook 2013 Ford Mustang Daytona 500 Ad To Be Previewed In Google+ Hangout, YouTube, Facebook
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Ford Motor Company announced today that it will be providing a sneak preview of its upcoming “Mustang Inner TV” ad via Google+ Hangout, YouTube and Facebook, in the latest of its social-savvy marketing tactics. The ad will be shown nationally …

GM, Ford Create Alternative Super Bowl Rivalry GM, Ford Create Alternative Super Bowl Rivalry

Now that the Giants have won the Super Bowl, we should be able to forge about Super Bowl rivalries, right? Not if Ford has anything to say about it. You may have seen GM’s ad during the Super Bowl. It …

CES 2012: Education, Innovation Key To Growth CES 2012: Education, Innovation Key To Growth
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In the midst of the technology gauntlet that is CES, some people still took time out to talk about education and innovation as it relates to the tech industry. A panel of CEOs from Xerox, Ford and Verizon spoke on …

Ford Opening New Research Lab Ford Opening New Research Lab

Ford Motor Company is opening a research lab in Silicon Valley that will be about emerging technologies just as much as it is about cars. The company announced Friday morning that it will open its first dedicated research lab on …

Ford Announces Free Upgrade to MyFord Touch Interface Ford Announces Free Upgrade to MyFord Touch Interface
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This morning, Ford announced some upgrades and new features for its MyFord Touch system, beginning with model year 2013. The upgrade will also be available to existing MyFord Touch owners, via a USB flash drive for free. ÔÇťOperating just like …

Ford Shows Off New Promotion Strategy With QR Codes, Escape Routes Ford Shows Off New Promotion Strategy With QR Codes, Escape Routes

To celebrate the launch of the 2012 Ford Escape, the company, who has a sizable presence at BlogWorld, Ford announced the Escape Routes that will show an entirely new method of vehicular promotion. While discussing the benefits of the new …

Ndamukong Suh Breaks Record (For Tweetup) Ndamukong Suh Breaks Record (For Tweetup)
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Last week, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh announced that he was setting out to break the Guinness World Record for most attendees at a tweetup on Saturday. Suh has revealed the number of attendees, and it does indeed break …

Ndamukong Suh Tweetup Aims to Break Guinness World Record

Detroit Lions Defensive Tackle Ndamukong Suh announced via Twitter and TwitVid that he is setting out to lead the world’s largest tweetup this weekend, to break the current Guinness World Record. Suh calls upon fans to join him Saturday at …

Ford Launches Facebook Page For Electric Vehicles

Ford said today it has launched an “Electrified Vehicle Facebook” page in an effort to educate and share information with people about its electric offerings.

The Electrified Vehicle Facebook page offers users links to videos and photos of Ford’s electric vehicles. Users can participate in discussions, take polls, and ask the company questions about its electric offerings.

 

Ford Launches Explorer Road Trip Contest On Facebook

Ford has launched a social media campaign on Facebook to promote its new Explorer.

The campaign called “Go. Do. Adventures,” asks people what they would do and where they would go if they had a new Ford Explorer for a week.

 

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Gogo Offering Free Inflight Facebook Access

Gogo Inflight Internet said today it would offer free access to Facebook for the month of February for passengers on seven major airlines.

In partnership with Ford, Gogo is offering free Facebook access on American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, AirTran Airways, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, US Airways and Virgin America.

 

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Stop Thinking About Social Media as a Separate Marketing Channel
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