The Vision Pro Isn’t Social Enough (Yet)

You’ve probably heard that Apple released the Apple Vision Pro. Even if you don’t know very much about it, you’ve probably seen the viral pictures and videos of people using it on the Subway in New York or on their Delta flight. We’re always paying attention to the future here, and a couple of us […]

Social Made Me Buy It

In 2023, “TikTok Made Me Buy It” is the new “As Seen on TV”. For years, brands have used social platforms to generate influence and FOMO to drive users to their websites with the goal of a purchase but now, social platforms themselves are full-blown e-commerce sites. According to Tech Report, social media sales will […]

The Social Lights and REM5 Debut socialHQ Outpost to Explore the Future of Social

Immersive platform uses metaverse to teach about the metaverse, generative A.I., and future of social interaction for consumers today and tomorrow Today Minneapolis-based social media agency The Social Lights announced the launch of socialHQ, a metaverse outpost for discovery, education, and engagement designed to help explore the future of social media as a company and […]

Top Post of the Month!

We can’t go viral on command, but we do our best to make it a regular occurrence*. Reaching audiences where they are, in formats they’re used to, is a key ingredient in going viral. Social-first fandoms expect social-first brands, so we can’t stress how important it is to be true to the platforms. Here’s one […]

Three Cheers For Our Inc. 5,000 Threepeat!

If you’ve peeped our social channels lately, you know we’re growing. Cue: 🚀 From the day we opened our doors, we set out to carve a different path. We’ve been bucking the industry, challenging everything from the way we brainstorm, to the way we operate “the agency” to the value of social media in the […]

What is the future of Threads?

Threads is a noun now. And, boy, has it quickly become ~ a thing ~. On July 5, Meta launched the Twitter-alternative app, and in less than a week, amassed over 100 million sign-ups making it the fastest-growing app in history. This shiny new mobile-only social platform (available in more than 100 countries for iOS […]

Jobs? We Got ‘Em

How would you like to get all dressed up and celebrate your colleague’s 32 Under 32 nomination with the advertising community? Well, we’re hiring again so this could be your chance! Check out our open roles on our Careers Page: Come work with us!

Emily Zugay Rebrands Gushers and Fruit by the Foot

This month Gushers and Fruit by the Foot are rebranding with the help of TikTok designer Emily Zugay for some… umm.. interesting redesigns that have already racked up millions of views.  The campaign featured a full brand refresh for each brand, a TikTok co-branded giveaway for fans, and lots of surprises. And yes, the General […]

TSL x REM5 Discovery Day

The easiest way to predict the future is to spend time living in it. We explored the worlds of VR, AR, AI, and the metaverse at REM5 STUDIOS to get hands-on experience with the latest tech and innovations that will be shaping the future of social media. Not only did our teams literally immerse themselves […]

If You Haven’t Tried Ice Cream Wrapped in Fruit Roll-Ups Yet, Today Is Your Day

What happens when your brand goes viral on TikTok and you’re *not* on TikTok? You get on TikTok, duh.  This is exactly what happened for our client Fruit Roll-ups when it was discovered that wrapping ice cream in a Fruit Roll-Up results in a delicious and satisfyingly crunchy treat. Thanks to smart clients, an engaged […]