Top UK Universities in Social Media

  I recently read a blog post that ranked universities in the US on how well they were engaging with social media. I thought it might be interesting to look at how our UK establishments were shaping up alongside them. Traditionally speaking, social media is not something associated with red brick universities. Although UK universities…

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Buy it with a #Hashtag!

                Have you ever tweeted about wanting a new bag, or the latest bit of gadgetry, or pined over a pretty bit of jewellery?  Well now if you tweet about it you may very well be able to own it with Twitter’s new partnership with American Express. Twitter…

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Your Weekly Social Media Snapshot

Busy week? No stress. Here’s a short, sweet digest so you can round-off the week feeling up to speed. 5 things you need to know from the last week:    Instagram launches online profiles Instagram have made some changes, announcing that users can now view their full feed from the desktop version of the app.…

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Should we take Google Plus seriously?

A recent study shows that Google Plus is now the second largest social network in the world. According to GWI, there are now 343m people using the platform, and it is hardly surprising. Google is integrating the existing user base of Gmail into G+ and continues to work hard on making one, comprehensive social engine.…

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7 super social TV stats from the Superbowl

For those of you who don’t care for American Football you would be forgiven for thinking “what is all of the fuss about?”.  Simple answer – Social TV and advertising, it is certainly worth taking note!  Real-time conversations are shaping brands all of the time in social, some brands are trying to shape and provoke…

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