Incredibly busy day all around! The social sharing around my links was probably 250% what it was on a normal day. Is there something in the water?
Today we had plenty of great news, including surprisingly stats about the future of gamification, some viral marketing that tricked quite a few of us, and how not everyone is jumping on the Mailbox bandwagon (I personally like it, but I’m not bowing at its altar). Here’s your Social 6:
#6: Foursquare Partners with Visa, MasterCard for Discounts (Ad Age)
#5: Really Cute, but Totally Faked (New York Times)
#4: After Waiting Two Weeks For Mailbox, The Massively Hyped Email App, I Deleted It After Two Days (Business Insider)
#3: 50% of companies will gamify innovation by 2015 (MarketingMag AU)
#2: How I Got @JCrew to Start Tweeting Again (Likeable Media blog)
#1: LinkedIn compiles testimonials from 70 leaders in its latest series (LinkedIn)