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Muppet movie social media promotion

Daily Blog: Think back to what you read on Friday, page 33 in text, about the Muppet movie promotion campaigns and other movie promotions you have seen. Why do you think the entertainment industry is turning to social media to kick off marketing campaigns? 

Social media has one of the biggest population of users. It's quick, easy, and basically free. Who doesn't like free things? Social media is the fastest way to hear about news or just any information in general. Rather it be global information or just your community information. It's an easy way to stay informed. Since social media is so popular, movie and other promotional campaigns are turning to social media because it is making the biggest impact on their sales. 

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