Want to win big at Black Friday? Watch out for ‘Yayvo Black Friday 2016’ in Pakistan

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We all know how important Black Friday is for most of us. Don’t we wait for that perfect day to have discounts on our next favourite mobile? We can’t be happier that now Pakistan is also celebrating Black Friday! This time JazzCash has joined hands with TCS Yayvo. You can expect fast delivery on your awesome purchases 😉

The highlights of the event will be:

·         Avail up to 80% discounts on over 1,000 branded products

·         Witness new product launches

·         Spend on some pocket-friendly deals

·         Receive your orders swiftly TCS delivery

Awesome brands to look forward to:

·         Stylo

·         Infinix

·         Al Karam

·         Stoneage

·         HP

·         Haier

·         NYX

·         Alpina

·         Black & Decker

·         Q Mobile

·         Anker

·         Sputnik

·         Huawei

·         Tarzz

·         Sapphire

There are big names in partners:

  •  Payment Partner: JazzCash
  • Delivery partner: TCS
  • Radio Partner: FM 107
  • Media Partner: ARY Digital
  • Digital Partner: Hamari Web
  • Food Panda
  • Infinix
  • Sukoon
  • Unilever Dove

It is now interesting to see if online retailers live up to the ever-increasing expectations and demands that consumers have for Black Friday and similar sales. In this cut-throat competitive environment, those who do offer genuine value are going to win the war for customers.

 

Facebook Has Made our lives Easy With its New Emojis

facebook-shareFinally a new addition to the emoji’s family. Facebook has launched five more emojis reactions; Love, haha, sad, wow & angry along with the traditional like on Wednesday. Up till now, facebook users were confused if it is appropriate to like a status about someone’s death or sorrow.

Facebook said it wanted to give its users more options to express their feelings. These new Reactions will allow people to respond more easily by expressing their emotions without even writing about it.

“We heard from people that they wanted more ways to express themselves on Facebook,” said Facebook product manager Sammi Krug. He further said the new emoji’s might boost clicks.

Some users say it is high time that facebook has launched new emojis whereas last year twitter changed its favorite to like, symbolizing it by a heart.

Facebook had been testing an alternative to ‘like’ in many countries; Ireland, Spain, Germany and many others. So now that we have a lot of options, I hope next time we see a sad status we won’t ‘like’ it instead we will use other options from the bar.

These emojis reactions will also work in groups and brands. No company will be able to block the ability to mark its posts with anger.

 

How to Add A Lightsaber to Your Facebook Profile Picture to Celebrate ‘The Force Awakens’

Facebook is now letting you show your passion by adding a light stabber in your profile picture. All you have to do is to choose which side you are at.  If you choose to be with Finn , you can over lay a blue stabber and if you choose Kylo Ren instead then you have the red stabber.

The new star wars filter is easy to use. After choosing the color for your stabber, navigate the facebook post for Finn or Kylo. Then press the “Try It” button below the movie poster above the comment section.

By clicking the star wars icon, it will switch the stabber. The stabber can be adjusted anywhere by just repositioning the photo.

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Facebook allows you to keep the stabber for an hour, one day or as long as you want.  Just choose the “Never” option and let the stabber stay on your photo forever.

After choosing the best options for your profile photo, you can save the change and let everyone know which dark side you support.

LinkedIn’s new Facebook-like app arrives on iOS and Android

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LinkedIn updated its new app on Tuesday. The app resembles facebook and other social media applications. This app works entirely like facebook. Giving you updates about people in your network, just like news feed on facebook. This new feature allows you to choose what to see in the newsfeed, things you are most interested in.

The app will improve with time, updating itself for becoming better. This new app is interesting as it enables you to see articles and posts from people with similar jobs.

The VP of product says “We’ve moved from a feed that was a lot about your connections to a feed that’s more about the professional topics and interests you choose to follow.”

This app also gives you a list of suggestions of people you may know along with big size cards with updates about your connected friends. It has an improved messaging feature which is better than the previous version and it is 300 % faster.

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All new updates are available of IOS and Android.

Pepsi Twitter Doodle Activity #ExcitingAbhi

Pepsi is back with some new excitement for you. Pepsi Pakistan is now making your meals exciting with its new #ExcitingAbhi campaign. This is the first time any brand is doing this with instantly responding to its audiences. This real time activity is making your normal meals yummy with pepsi. Pepsi brought on board one of the most prominent online artist, Shahzaib Hussain from Shahzaib Hussain Art for this campaign where twitter fans were asked to upload a photo of their meal and pepsi would make it exciting for them.

This fun activity engaged twitter audience with pepsi, bringing them closer. Every time a twitter fan would upload a photo of their meal, pepsi #ExcitingAbhi would make it delicious with its super cool doodle and represent the same meal with pepsified version.
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It didn’t matter what kind of meal was shared, pepsi would pepsify any kind of meal making it exciting. Twitter fans loved the doodle activity and they ended up loving Pepsi even more.

Pepsi doodle activity was top trending all across Pakistan.  It achieved a staggering 23 million impressions during the activity.

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Pepsi Emoji Campaign Launch. #SayItWithPepsi

The long awaited Pepsi Emoji is finally in Pakistan. Started from Canada, then Thailand & US now it has come to Pakistan to for its customers. The over whelming response is expected and Pakistanis are about to given a chance to #SayItWithPepsi.
In June 2014, Pepsi Canada associated itself with Pepsi emoji which turned out to be the best. The campaign is running in different counties ever since, and now it has come to Pakistan. The campaign has a diverse set to attract all the youth related to it. The emoji has something for everyone.  The witty mood humor gets you in the mood to Live It Abhi. Every exciting, fun emoji has a meaning and Pepsi has adapted each and every feeling and we can’t wait to see more.
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Emojis have always been a part of our lives, every conversation no matter what but it would always have an emoji to express the feeling. And Pepsi is making it even more exciting by giving the fans a better way to express their feelings with #SayItWithPepsi.
Pepsi being the pioneer to take such a big step and take it to the global level. And every country every culture has its own emojis. That’s the best part.
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If Pepsi is making you feel proud for your culture and has given you new platforms to express yourself through #PepsiEmoji then say something! Pepsi would love to hear from you more about your best emoji and don’t hesitate, suggest some new ones.
I personally can’t wait to get my hands on a PepsiEmoji bottle. Hope they hit the market soon!

The Bonfire Song by 7Up Featuring Aima Baig

7up has done it again! It has proved that winter is no fun without 7up. Pakistanis have a great love for winters and 7up has made it even more thrilling with its latest video song featuring Aima Baig.  Bonfire nights are very common in winters, with bar- be- que and some music of your choice, but there was always something missing:

 

 

7up has filled this gap and has proved to be the best drink, no matter what weather it is. There is no better way to enjoy BBQ. This is the first time any beverage has taken the initiative to launch a video song for winters.

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Rising to fame through the Summer Wine cover, Aima Baig is the perfect choice to represent the brand in this song. The video song shows the perfect combination of cold winter night with a chilled bottle of 7Up. Surprisingly, the song is as catchy as the 7Up jingle itself, potentially the it song for this season #7UpWinters

This original song is created and composed exclusively for 7Up. The video has shown the ambiance for an amazing winter night, with a bunch of cool friends enjoying their BBQ with Aima Baig’ s live singing and the bonfire. Well isn’t a bonfire night everyone’s favorite past time in winters? It’s one of my favorite thing to do in winters J This is why I believe that 7Up is targeting people like me, the youth of Pakistan who loves to hang out with bunch of their friends with a sizziling bonfire!

On top of all of it, #7UpWinters also has a surprise competition waiting for its fans with some giveaways, so stay connected via #7UpWinters and never miss a thing.

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Hearts are Replacing Twitter Favorites

You can say a lot with a heart! Twitter has changed its favorite to heart; the most iconic feature is now changed. You won’t be seeing a star anymore. Instead there is a heart exactly where you found a star. The hearts are also available on Vine’s apps and websites.
Likes work in the same way as favorites; the idea behind the change is to make twitter easier and more pleasing to use. Product manager Akarshan Kumar say: “The stars could be confusing to new users.”

He also said You might like a lot of things, but not everything can be your favorite. The heart, in contrast, is a universal symbol that resonates across languages, cultures, and time zones. The heart is more expressive, enabling you to convey a range of emotions and easily connect with people. And in our tests, we found that people loved it.”

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Tap the heart and see what happens. People love the new improved feature. Heart conveys a positive message. Many users were not clear what favorite meant on twitter.

We can like million things in a day by just tapping on the small heart shaped icon underneath the tweet. It is also good for marketing purposes; analyzing campaign results and quantifying them will be easy now.

Twitter had been experimenting with the hearts for quite a long time now; the feature was first introduced on Android in summers which later reached IOS. The response was positive. The new feature is now officially showing on Twitter, Android, IOS and Windows 10 apps since 3rd Novemeber, 2015.

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Pepsi Launches Emojis Like no Other

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Pepsi has gone big with emojis; Canada was the pioneer to start off with the campaign. Starting a new trend of #SayItWithPepsi. Emojis have become a great way of expressing emotions and are used for daily communication. The campaign started in June 2015, a wide range of fun and popular emojis were introduced on the special edition cans and pet bottles. Other brands are also introducing their own set of emojis but no brand has done it like Pepsi!

The emojis became famous among customers especially with the young generation who adapted the new tread of sharing their stories with #SayItWithPepsi emojis. From fun videos, cool merchandize, great activations to an exclusive customized keyboard (available for iOS & android).
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Pepsi has made one of the best emojis to date. After the successful campaign in Canada, Pepsi has taken the trend to USA & Thailand. The true ability to customize the emojis according to each market is working as a catalyst in the company’s success.

After having some great experiences in Canada, USA & Thailand, we got a sneak- peek of the emojis from Pakistan on #WorldEmojiDay across all over social media. We just can’t wait what Pepsi is bringing home!

See where the #PepsiEmoji story began:

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Would you like to #SayItWithPepsi? Let us know.

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Asal Foodie Show

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Starting the walk from Karachi, Multan, Lahore and now reaching to Islamabad, 7up is bringing shows for the #AsalFoodies with some of the most amazing food places from different cities of Pakistan. Hosted by Anoushey Ashraf & Shahzad, 7up Asal Foodie show featured a different celebrity in a different city, took a first stop at Karachi with Sarwat Gilani to explore karachi’s Port Grand and to try out some of the most amazing places and the best food. If you missed out on the episode, here’s a link to the video.
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After having a marvelous show at Karachi, 7up took the #asalfoodies to Multan. Featuring Ali Safina for some mouth watering treat with “Multani Champain.”

After the second success of the show, Ali Hamza from Noori took 7up around Lahore to #ManaLoFoodKaLove with #AsalFoodiesNooris. Lahore is famous for its rich culture and food.
In this episode they explored some of his favorite food places, started off from breakfast at his place, explored monuments, porana sher and finally took the last stop at the famous food street (Video).

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Now preparing for the final wrap-up show in Islamabad with Uzair Jaswal.  After seeing Sarwat Gilani, Ali Safina & Ali Hamza’s foodie side of life, and exploring their lifestyle and best food places from Karachi, Multan & Lahore now all eyes are on Uzair Jaswal.

He has to prove if he is an asal foodie or not. So do not miss out on the last episode of the #AsalFoodies show and explore Islamabad with us.
Show Timings:

Aaj News – 6:30 pm

Dunya News – 5:00 pm

Urdu 1 – 11:00 pm

ATV – 11:00 pm

PTV Home – 11:00 pm

TV One – 4:00 pm

Geo Entertainment – 11:30 pm

Geo Kahani – 11:00 pm

Don’t forget to watch the Asal Foodies show every SATURDAY on your favorite channels: