Social media superstars 2014

Here's how 9 Best Companies use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and other social networks to stay ahead of the competition.

Autodesk

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  • Best Companies rank: 70
  • Social media used: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Blogs, Pinterest, Flickr, Google+, Instagram, Buzzfeed Community, Reddit

Autodesk (ADSK)is active across most major social media platforms at a broad company-wide level and through industry and product-specific presences (for example, it has active Autodesk and AutoCAD Facebook pages.) Autodesk also experiments with new social platforms and channels. In 2013 it held its first Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session, and it created an Autodesk community on Buzzfeed.

During the 2013 Academy Awards, Autodesk tweeted facts about its customers and its role in creating visual effects for Oscar-winning movies. The company's dedicated social media team (@AutodeskHelp on Twitter) engages and supports customers through social channels.

  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated January 16 2014 06:29 AM ET
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