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Image content is the future of social networking

Posted on 17. Apr, 2012 by .

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The hot topic over the past couple of weeks has been the purchase of Instagram by Facebook for $1billion. Photo sharing app Instagram was launched in October 2010 exclusivity for iPhone users, only launching its Android version of the app into the Android Market in the first week of April this year. As most will [...]

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Google vs Westminster on Privacy

Posted on 30. Mar, 2012 by .

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Google made the headlines over privacy again this week, and not for the first time this month. This time the search giant was standing up to Westminster Members of Parliament, who believe that the major online players should be controlling what we can say and see, all in the name of privacy. Parliament’s involvement in [...]

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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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Squitters Have Olympic Usernames Squatted Until 2048

Posted on 22. Feb, 2012 by .

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A look at how Twitter squatters (or squitters) have Olympic usernames squatted until 2048. I love the forward thinking minds of digital. Many live their lives by the motto: “if you’re not fast you’re last” It’s a good motto to follow. I have to confess a bad habbit; whenever I hear of a new television [...]

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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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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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Please share my sales page

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by .

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The launch of Google+ Pages for business last week and the many other social networks has meant content creation and community engagement now play a vital role in any successful digital strategy. With the growing number of social networks also comes a greater choice of social sharing buttons for businesses to add to their websites [...]

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The social hilltop algorithm

Posted on 11. Nov, 2011 by .

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I feel like a post like this needs to begin with a disclaimer. I suppose in the ideal world disclaimers should not be necessary but there has been plenty of conversations recently about skill shortages in SEO and the tendency for too many account managers to consider themselves experts just because the keep up to [...]

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Social Media and the impending Zombie Apocalypse

Posted on 28. Oct, 2011 by .

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I’ll admit I am something of a TV addict – American drama and cookery shows being my greatest weaknesses – and like many people I follow conversation online during and after programmes have aired to get a feel for the impression others got of whatever it is we watched together as strangers, miles or even [...]

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Social Security

Posted on 14. Oct, 2011 by .

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It’s sad to say, but I’m losing count of the number of times I’ve missed a night out with friends because I was up a hill somewhere without a signal and missed the short notice conversation stream on Facebook. Many of my acquaintances are purely social media contacts, and often a conversation will begin online [...]

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