Le Tour Yorkshire's grande triumph, Facebook makes quiet improvements, Brazil’s big World Cup exit and it's farewell to Orkut

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 14:44 Comments

Brands cash in on Yorkshire’s Tour de France

This year the Tour de France kicked off in the well known French province of Yorkshire and saw le grande success. Five million were said to have watched the spectacle over the weekend, according to the race’s...

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Facebook's falling reach, Twitters mobile ads, Robin Thicke knows he wants it and girls stuff.

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 10:19 Comments

Twitter ads go mobile

Twitter is pushing forward with its mobile advertising, as its MoPub ad network now reaches more than 1 billion iOS and Android users every month. You will now be able to...

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The World Cup's Going Viral, Tinder wants a Brand Match, Uber Stole the Black Cabs Thunder and Psy has lost his Moves

Friday, June 13, 2014 - 13:12 Comments

Hashtag with the hashflag

All eyes are on Brazil this week, as it hosts the FIFA World Cup. Love it or hate it, football banter is going to be a dominant force on social media for a while. To help you along with this social swell of football talk, Twitter has launched the hashflag...

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Instagram wants to make you a pro, iOS 8 makes an entrance, LinkedIn looks a bit familiar while YouTube says its okay and just no to Katie and Rihanna

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 11:38 Comments

Instagram's Update

Since Instagram launched back in 2010, there have been few changes to the app. With the launch of version 6.0, comes 10 new features to help the platform compete with other competitors such as...

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Twitter rolls out new profile pages

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 15:48 Comments
At the start of April Twitter revealed a totally redesigned Twitter profile so that you can ‘show the world who you are’. 

How do the new profiles work?

Initially, only new users and a handful of celebrities such as...

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Facebook allows competitions to run on Timelines

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 10:11 Comments

Facebook made history a few days ago by allowing competitions to be run on brands' Timelines. 

What are new rules for running Facebook competitions?

Brands can now officially post a status update and ask fans to like/comment on a post for the chance to win a prize. Like/comment features can be used as a voting mechanism and brands can ask fans to...

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Tumblr to roll-out analysis tools to help brands

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 09:27 Comments

Tumblr has announced it will introduce an analysis tool that will help brands gain a better understanding of how their pages are performing on the microblogging platform. 

The move by Tumblr to encourage brands to advertise comes after Yahoo’s...

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Facebook introduces ‘Story Bumping’ and ‘Last Actor’ features to its News Feed algorithm

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 12:24 Comments

Facebook has tweaked its News Feed algorithm to include two new features: ‘Story Bumping’ and ‘Last Actor’. The new features aim to show a user more updates in their News Feed that are relevant to them.

What are the new features?

‘Story Bumping’ places popular older stories that may have been missed towards...

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Swatch 'Scuba Libre' collection launch event

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 14:19 Comments

We’ve just launched the video for an event we organised with Swatch celebrating the launch of their latest 'Scuba Libre' collection. The event involved a surprise journey for a group of influential UK bloggers based on Swatch’s ‘Mad About The Sea’ theme.

The bloggers were taken on a London Underground Central Line train branded especially for Swatch....

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Facebook records best ever fiscal quarter, driven by mobile advertising

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 13:30 Comments

Last week, shares in Facebook rose by 28% after the company recorded its best-ever fiscal quarter, pulling in roughly $1.6 billion from advertising

Facebook’s strong showing is largely due to the...

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