Tag Archives: social media

Social TV

Do hashtags on TV bridge the gap to online conversation?

Posted on 28. Mar, 2012 by .

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It is safe to say we have all seen a rise in ‘social TV’ over the past 6 months. Whether it is Facebook or Twitter pages being promoted alongside ads during television breaks, or Twitter handles being shown during programmes, we have all been subject to this new type of digital media in some format. [...]

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The Apprentice Pinterest: Pin it to Win it

Posted on 21. Mar, 2012 by .

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BBC One’s The Apprentice is back for its eighth series and we cannot wait. We’re getting involved in the drama socially with a ‘pin it to win it’ Pinterest board. Using your apprentice and business acumen, study the candidates, their attributes, and decide who you think will win the chance to be Lord Sugar’s apprentice. [...]

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Branded Facebook Timeline Covers: 10 of the best (so far)

Posted on 01. Mar, 2012 by .

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Facebook Timeline for brands has only recently been announced but already some brands and organisations have embraced it and updated their Facebook brand pages accordingly. The launch has been widely covered and many have already commented on what it means and why there is the usual outcry when change takes place. I am not here [...]

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SES 2012: Social Media on a Budget

Posted on 22. Feb, 2012 by .

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Search Engine Strategies is one of the most significant conferences in Search Marketing and perhaps Digital Marketing in the UK. The conference was founded in 1999 by Danny Sullivan and is now hosted by Incisive Media after it was bought from JupiterMedia in 2005 for $43 million. Search Engine Strategies has evolved as Search has [...]

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Is less more? One to watch: Path

Posted on 17. Feb, 2012 by .

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There is a lot to be said for style over substance and although it’s not perfect, it is hard to flat the usability and detail that has gone into the app Path. With their newest version launching at the end of last December (Path originally launched in November 2010) Path 2 was described as “emphasising [...]

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Facebook and Spotify: Loved up or Break up ?

Facebook and Spotify: Loved up or Break up ?

Posted on 14. Feb, 2012 by .

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What is your anthem when switching your relationship status to ‘single’ ? Do you have a break up anthem ? Or are you ‘In a relationship’ ? What’s your favourite song for setting a romantic ambience ? The love birds at Spotify have teamed up with the romantics of the Facebook analytics team to give us the top songs that people listen [...]

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Twitter for Brands

Twitter brings brand pages to life

Posted on 08. Feb, 2012 by .

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Twitter has began rolling out its newest development: custom pages for brands. The company announced the changes in a statement last December, but Thursday 2nd February saw the unveiling of Twitter’s brand pages among a handful of brands.

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Pinterest: Already a Major Social Player

Posted on 03. Feb, 2012 by .

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The newest name merge to enter the social media arena hit my radar about six months ago. The platform is called Pinterest, and allegedly drives more traffic than Google+, LinkedIn and YouTube combined. Pinterest comes from combining Pin and Interests, with the idea being that you ‘pin’ and ‘repin’ visual things you find interesting, or that [...]

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WebRTC Could Improve Empathy in Social Media

Posted on 30. Jan, 2012 by .

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A look at how developments in WebRTC could improve empathy in social media, and specifically customer relations. I recently learned that Google is building WebRTC into Chrome, and trying to get Mozilla and Opera on-board too. WebRTC is a free, open project that enables web browsers with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple Javascript APIs. [...]

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Competitions and Social Media

Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by .

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These days, it seems like everyone who’s anyone is running an online competition. Love football? Answer these questions on our Facebook page for free tickets to your favourite match. Adore food? Tweet us your pictures to win a cooking session with an acclaimed chef.  From a quick look at my personalised Facebook advert feed I [...]

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