We Are Social

Core disciplines: Advertising/Creative, Creative technology, Digital, Social

One of the Top 30 most viewed agencies for 2017

Tweet : Today about 2 hours ago
Get that Friday feeling and apply for our of our exciting new vacancies at We Are Social. Full details are available via our careers page.
Tweet : Today about 3 hours ago
Celebs set the record straight with new app Cameos, super creators trial shoppable AR on Snapchat and it's the end for Facebook Friends Lists. Slide into the weekend with our social media news roundup written by @Laurajmuldoon
Tweet : Today about 7 hours ago
During our panel, @charliecottrell, @iainwalt, @kate_dale, @MattScarff and Susie Hanlon will delve deeper into the topic of hate speech online, and look at what brands can do to successfully tackle negativity in their online communities. #BraveTheBacklash
Tweet : Aug 16th 2018 13:00
Social media platforms need to do more in helping to identify, prevent and challenge misconceptions on modern slavery in their own communities; but what role can they play in ending modern slavery? Vote for @urbandelice's #SXSW2019 to find out.
Tweet : Aug 16th 2018 10:30
The heaviest social networkers are averaging more than two hours a day on social media. A look at our attitudinal statements shows they’re an audience who value fashion, trends and group-belonging, @globalwebindex's @katie_young11.
Tweet : Aug 14th 2018 14:30
With 328 million new users adopting social media in the past 12 months, we’re still seeing additions of almost 1 million new social media users every day, although this growth isn’t quite as rapid as it was during the first three months of 2018, @eskimon.
Tweet : Aug 14th 2018 09:30
What is the extent of ‘digital’ exploitation of individuals’ data? and what will slavery mean in the emerging digital economy? Vote for our #SXSW2019 speaking panel "Social Freedom: Social Slavery?" w/@urbandelice to discover the answers to these and more.
Tweet : Aug 13th 2018 17:21
Three million users leave Snapchat, Facebook redesigns small business pages and celebs can now set the record straight with Google's new app Cameos. Get all the latest social media scoops in our Monday Mashup written by @Laurajmuldoon
Tweet : Aug 13th 2018 13:00
If you are going to take the plunge (into meme culture), relax a little. Bravery and self-awareness of your brand, and a willingness to step outside your comfort zone and embrace humour, are what will truly generate results, @joeweston.
Tweet : Aug 13th 2018 10:30
Hate on social media is a growing issue; and despite being in an influential position, brands often shy away from speaking out. Join us on the 5/9 from 8.30am (BST) to discover how brands can tackle negativity in their online communities. #BraveTheBacklash
Tweet : Aug 10th 2018 11:05
Sports fans will soon want to spend more time on Snapchat as the platform has teamed up with the @NFL and NBC to bring more sports related content to Snap Stories. This and more of the latest social media news in our Monday Mashup with @hannahmarkus_.
Tweet : Aug 10th 2018 11:00
It’s likely in the future, with the proliferation of the Internet of Things, that social media will be the starting point – a personalised hive mind – connecting objects, information and transactions, alongside people, @nathanmcdonald.
Tweet : Aug 9th 2018 16:15
Beyond all the flashy tech and PR-able gimmicks, what AI is really offering brands is the chance to build an empathic relationship with consumers and satisfy real-time emotional needs through a wide range of communications channels, @PaullieG Head of R&I.
Tweet : Aug 9th 2018 12:30
WhatsApp introduces its first revenue-generating enterprise, Business API; and plans to run ads in Status - its version of a Stories feature, currently used by 450 million users daily. The latest social media news in our Monday Mashup with @hannahmarkus_.
Tweet : Aug 9th 2018 10:00
With the resurgence of AI/VR, I’m hoping to see a proper virtual-reality “net” as I was promised in Neuromancer way back in 1984. And apps like Replika will help bring our AI friends into the mainstream, Christina Chong, MD in Singapore.
Tweet : Aug 9th 2018 09:39
@MattHope_ Hey @matthope, great to hear you're as excited for the event as we are ???? and yes, the event will be live streamed via our Facebook page from 9am (BST) on the morning of the 5th, and the report will be publicly available from next week. Keep an eye on our channels for more info.
Tweet : Aug 8th 2018 16:15
On 05/09 @charliecottrell will be joined by @ITV's @MattScarff, @Sport_England's @kate_dale, @PrideInLondon's @iainwalt & @TheMandyNetwork's Susie Hanlon to offer their advice on how brands can properly manage hate speech & negativity online. Sign up now.
Tweet : Aug 8th 2018 13:30
Following the recent announcement that Facebook plans to move into the world of online dating, the platform has confirmed that Facebook Dating will sit within the main app, rather than as a standalone product. Our Monday Mashup with @hannahmarkus_.
Tweet : Aug 8th 2018 10:30
It’s been 20 years since we acknowledged ‘modern slavery’ as a global issue but few have looked at social media’s role in building resilience against it. So what role can the networks play in ending modern slavery? Vote for our #SXSW2019 panel to find out.
Tweet : Aug 8th 2018 10:30
When it comes to meme culture, marketers need to consider how they can nurture and encourage this kind of behaviour around their brand and its content. How it can provide the ingredients or tools for people to make memes on its behalf, @joeweston.
Tweet : Aug 7th 2018 16:31
Last month, we kicked off our 10th birthday celebrations with an exclusive art exhibition in London; celebrating the impact of social media’s influence on global culture over the past decade. Our UK CEO, @MrJimColeman shares how the event came together.
Tweet : Aug 7th 2018 14:15
If the summer holidays have you dreading heading back to grown-up life, then maybe it's time for a change ???? Our team in London is currently on the hunt for an Account Director, a Video Edit Assistant, a Project Manager, an R&I Analyst, and more.
Tweet : Aug 7th 2018 14:00
The heaviest social networkers have a greater awareness around sustainability and are more likely to act on it. Our research shows that as many as 62% say they would pay more for sustainable/eco-friendly products, @globalwebindex's @katie_young11.
Tweet : Aug 7th 2018 09:39
RT @AlisonGardner12: Teamed up with the nice people @wearesocial to propose a panel on social networks, communities and modern slavery to t
Tweet : Aug 6th 2018 18:30
Facebook and Instagram launch tools to fight social media addiction, WhatsApp's new feature allows Group Calling, and Snapchat's new speech recognition Lenses have launched. The latest social media news in our Monday Mashup with @hannahmarkus_.
Tweet : Aug 6th 2018 16:11
RT @VodafoneUK: 3 countries. 5 days. 1 phone and a whole lot of 4G. See what happened when we sent @HLOBlog around Europe to put our worry-
Tweet : Aug 6th 2018 16:08
RT @NetflixNordic: tfw the person next to you on the bus is watching the same episode as you
Tweet : Aug 6th 2018 12:22
RT @BIMA: Congratulations @FWCTwit, @screenmedia, @wearesocial, and @makemepulse - you're on the #BIMAAwards shortlist for Emerging #Techno
Tweet : Aug 6th 2018 10:15
“Meme accounts are moving into a new form of native advertising. This is a specific type of content you’re producing with them with a specific look and feel and humour, rather than using the influence of the individual." @zannawharfe talks with @Digiday.
Tweet : Aug 3rd 2018 13:45
RT @NetflixNordic: don't judge me
News : Jan 19th 2016 by Tom Ollerton
We Are Social move from a blog based agency website to a client work showcase for Google, adidas, Heineken and Audi.
News : Jul 3rd 2015 by Tom Ollerton
Curiosity Stop is a collation of the innovations that inspired us this month
News : Jun 25th 2015 by Tom Ollerton
Hello Play! for Hello Bank!, BNP Paribas’ mobile bank, picked up two Bronze Lions in Engagement Platform and Financial Services.

Audi - Believe in the Future of Driving
Believe in the Future of Driving
Advertising/Creative, Digital, Social
Six children contemplate what the cars of the future might look like for Audi UK.
Jan 4th 2018 14:24:13
adidas Football - David Beckham: Capsule Collection: The return of an icon
adidas Football
David Beckham: Capsule Collection: The return of an icon
Advertising/Creative, Digital, Social
adidas, with David Beckham, brought back it's famous Predator boot after an absence of 4 years.
Dec 21st 2017 10:09:53
first direct - Tries new things
first direct
(first direct )
Tries new things
Advertising/Creative, Digital, Social
first direct encouraged potential new customers to try new experiences and to switch banks to them.
Nov 16th 2017 08:59:10
Digital, Social
HSBC encouraged young people in the UK to pursue new opportunities, and avoid future regrets.
Oct 3rd 2017 16:36:53
Benefit - #ConcealMySecret
(Benefit Boi-ing)
Digital, Social
We launched Benefit's Boi-ing range with a new tool to conceal cringe-worthy social media moments.
Sep 18th 2017 11:28:52

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