Tumblr beats Facebook, #BlackFriday begins and Oreo gets the final lick

by Danielle Warren on Friday, November 28, 2014 - 10:51 Comments

Tumblr and Pinterest lead the way

Sorry Twitter and Facebook, there’s two new hotshots in town. According to the latest social report from the Global Web Index, Tumblr and Pinterest are the fastest growing social platforms in 2014, increasing active users by a staggering 120% and 111%...

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Brands Respond to Kim Kardashian's #breaktheinternet Cover Photo

by Danielle Warren on Friday, November 21, 2014 - 15:59 Comments
Just over a week ago Kim Kardashian’s oil-slicked derrière attempted to do the unthinkable and break the internet. The reality star’s world famous behind became the focal point of PAPER magazine’s winter cover, even managing to demonstrate the delicate art of opening a bottle of champagne while balancing a glass on your bottom - a tough...

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WhatsApp Goes Blue and There's a Christmas Ad Too

by Danielle Warren on Friday, November 7, 2014 - 15:34 Comments
There’s a new bird in town this Christmas, and his name is Monty. When it comes to creating the perfect Christmas ad, John Lewis are a jingle bell ahead of the competition. The retail giant caused a social media stir yesterday when they debuted their latest Christmas ad online, featuring a little boy called...

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Everybody is Living in a Custard Cream

by Danielle Warren on Friday, October 31, 2014 - 17:20 Comments
Tesco’s Custard Cream spread, otherwise known as 2014’s answer to all of our prayers, may well change life as we know it FOREVER. But just imagine how wonderful the world would be with a cupboardful of these nifty items too...

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Twitter wants you to buy, Spotify gets visual and some foul language.

by Jen Herbert on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 11:02 Comments

Twitter and the F word

A recent survey from The Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), revealed the areas of the UK in which Twitter users are most likely to swear in their posts. Redcar, in North Yorkshire, was revealed as the town most likely to send an obscene Tweet, while those in the south...

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Snapchat launches a new chapter, TV makes a comeback and YouTube introduces fan funding

by Jen Herbert on Monday, September 8, 2014 - 10:18 Comments

Snapchat’s Stories

Snapchat is rolling out a new feature, Our Story, to all its users after the trialled success at Electric Daisy Carnival this summer. Snapchatters contributed over 350 hours of Snaps...

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Click here to see something you won’t believe, Instagram introduces Hyperlapse and Twitter makes every man a brand with their new analytics.

by Jen Herbert on Friday, August 29, 2014 - 16:30 Comments

Facebook — no more click-bait

Facebook announced, this week, that ‘You’ll NEVER believe…‘ is a headline that will soon be disappearing from your feed as they cut down on click-baiting headlines. The clampdown will encourage brands to...

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Hollywood gets wrung out in the name of charity, Twitter experiments and Football is the sport of social champions

by Jen Herbert on Friday, August 22, 2014 - 16:56 Comments

The #IceBucketChallenge

It’s a viral trend that’s taken Hollywood by storm, the #IceBucketChallenge is making sure that celebs drenched in freezing water is the main feature on our feeds this week. Amusing videos of...

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#EverydayMoments launch for Twitter – a visualisation of everyday moments and conversations in the UK

by Yunus Akseki on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 09:18 Comments
We're proud to announce #EverydayMoments, a visualisation of everyday moments and conversations on Twitter in the UK, is launching today. Imperial Leisure undertook the development of the user experience, creative and technical development of the project for Twitter.

The campaign highlights the always-on...

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#EverydayMoments on Twitter – a Teaser

by Yunus Akseki on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 15:11 Comments
We're looking forward to launching #EverdayMoments, a new project for Twitter. #EverydayMoments is a visualisation of Tweets featuring everyday topics in the UK during an average week. Here's a teaser screen showing conversations featuring "football" v "rugby" on a Saturday afternoon. Football is a much more popular topic than rugby in England and Scotland, although more people...

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