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Jul 15th 2013
Moviefone and Ford are revving up their engines to give away 10,000 free movie tickets all summer long!
Enter and play the Ford Vehicle Memory Match game to find out whether you're the lucky winner of free tickets until September 3rd. Best of all, you'll automatically be entered into the grand prize sweepstakes for free movie tickets for a full year--that's 2 movie tickets every week for 52 weeks!
Ramp up on Moviefone and Ford's social to earn bonus entries for the grand prize! "Like" Moviefone and Ford on Facebook, "Follow" Moviefone and Ford on Twitter, and watch Ford's Youtube channel to increase your chances of winning.
Don't let this offer leave you in the dust, so enter now!
Mar 18th 2013
David Shing, AOL's digital prophet and brand evangelist, flew out to Austin, TX, for SXSW 2013 to see the latest in film, music and tech. While intrigued by what was happening on the main stages, Shing was also interested in digging into the latest trends in digital. He took to the streets, interviewing leaders from start-ups to iconic American brands. He shares his conversations on the web series, "Shingerviews" on AOL On.
The series features the creative minds and leaders behind Soundcloud, Wired Magazine, Cadillac, Readmill, Obama Campaign, Mondelēz International and more. Watch the playlist below or visit AOL On for more insightful "Shingerviews."
Feb 14th 2013
The best part? It's open to everyone! Therefore, we not only invite you but encourage you to sign up, speak up and share our great program with clients, colleagues and friends of social media. It's all free.
Here is the panel and workshop schedule for Social Media Week at AOL's HQ:
Wednesday, February 20th:
- 1-2pm - Social Strategy: The Age of the Alchemist (workshop)
- 1-2PM - Using Social Media to Help Communities (panel)
- 4-5pm - Social In Real Life (panel), followed by Happy Hour
Thursday, February 21st:
- 1-2pm - Changing Expectations of Customer Service (panel)
- 4-5pm - The Vibrant New Ecosystem of Music and Brands (panel), followed by Happy Hour and exclusive set by DJ Bunny Ears
Friday, February 22nd:
- 1-2pm - Capturing the Attention of the Young Digerati (panel)
- 4-5pm - You Said You 'Like' Me But We Never Do Anything Together (panel), followed by Happy Hour
Now in its 5th year, Social Media Week is dedicated to exploring the social, cultural and economic impact of social media. Their mission is to help people and organizations connect through collaboration, learning and the sharing of ideas and information.
To RSVP to our panels during Social Media Week, click here and RSVP to the ones you would like to attend. We look forward to seeing you there!
Oct 1st 2012
More than 20,000 young people turned out last Friday in Toronto for We Day, an event that aims to empower and inspire Canadian youth for social change, and AOL Canada and HuffPost Impact Canada were proud to be part of it. For the second year in a row, we partnered with Free the Children, which sponsors the annual event in Toronto and other Canadian cities.
HuffPost Impact Canada's "Be the Change" campaign featured a video booth activation for attendees to voice what they will do to drive social change locally, nationally or internationally. You'll find extensive coverage of We Day on HuffPost Impact Canada, including exclusive interviews with speakers and performers Nelly Furtado, Martin Sheen, Romeo Dallaire, Shawn Desman, Jennifer Hudson and Justin Trudeau, along with a We Day big page specific to the event.
We'll also participate in We Day in Vancouver on October 18 and Calgary on October 24. In support of Free the Children earlier this year, AOL Canada raised $25,000 to Adopt-a-Village in Kenya and sent seven employees to Africa to support the construction of a local school. AOL is very proud of the partnership and will continue efforts to support the Free the Children organization.
Check out full coverage of the event here, and the video below.
AOL Canada joins in huge WE Day event in Toronto aol.it/SY8gyP- AOL PR (@AOLPR) October 2, 2012
Jun 21st 2012
Memorial day has come and gone, signifying that summer has officially begun! Instead of relaxing by the pool or soaking in the sun, approximately 100 interns have joined the bustling AOL team in our NYC offices this summer. Interns from around the nation can be found gaining valuable work experience in a wide variety of ways, whether it's spending time as associate editors at The Huffington Post, contributing to the AOL On Network's Ad Operations & Reporting team, or assisting the AOL Events team with the annual Cannes International Advertising Festival!
On Wednesday, June 13th, to kick off a fun summer of Intern Event Programming, nearly 50 interns gathered to learn more about Social Media from AOL's Director of Social Media & Internal Communications, Matt Knell. Matt and his social media savvy intern, Sarah Cooley, enlightened the crowd on what social media means to a business vs. an individual, as well as how different AOL brands and projects are best utilizing social media. Interns were particularly interested to learn that engagement and interaction numbers (i.e. "Facebook shares" and "retweets") are considered more important in determining social media's value than the number of Facebook "likes" or Twitter followers.
Following Matt's presentation, interns had an opportunity to munch on Baked by Melissa's Cupcakes while meeting fellow interns from teams with whom they might not typically work. AOL On Network's Paul Cooney (Fordham) and fellow intern Ally Shapiro, (Vanderbilt) who works on the Heidi Klum website, swapped stories about their contrasting experiences thus far, while Studio Now's Cooper Rowe (University of Kansas) and Huffington Post Celebrity's Chris Murphy (Princeton) discussed the best things to do in New York City this summer.
Interested in joining the AOL team for a summer or long term? Check out our careers page here.