What the changes to the YouTube algorithm mean for you…

  YouTube has recently announced it is putting more emphasis on measuring the time people spend watching videos rather than just how many people watch them. They are tweaking the algorithm that suggests new videos that YouTube users might to like to watch. Clearly, they want to reward engaging content, not just videos designed to…

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Politics, Democracy and Social Media

Social media is a great tool for engagement; it enables the target audience to set the agenda and puts the customer in the driving seat of communication. It is both an opportunity and a challenge to any organisation, including political parties. In fact, one may even recognise core democratic elements prevalent in the nature of…

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Facebook says don’t like something ‘Want’ it instead

It’s no secret that the last few months for Facebook have been trying. With stock continuing to slump Facebook has been turning to e-commerce as a way to combat this. In the last fortnight the social media giant has launched Facebook gifts; which allows you to buy friends redeemable gifts online. (https://techcrunch.com/2012/09/27/facebook-gifts/). And they are…

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5 Tips to Use Google Hangouts in B2B Marketing

  It’s been over a year since Google released their challenger to Facebook’s rule on top of the social media pyramid, in the form of Google Plus. Launched in June 2011, the search giant hoped that Google Plus could strike a huge blow to Facebook’s dominance of the social media world. While that hasn’t quite…

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How many of your Twitter followers are on Facebook and Google +?

Ever wondered how many of your brand’s Google+ circles are repinning away on Pinterest?  Or how many of your LinkedIn connections also use Twitter?  And just how many global users does Facebook have this week? Wonder no more! Global Web Index has shed some light on engagement patterns across social media platforms. 400 million Facebook users…

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MySpace Undergoes Dramatic Revamp

  Could a revamp give MySpace the competitive edge needed to survive the fierce digital market of today? The new MySpace design which was launched by their new owners Joseph Mark (backed by Justin Timberlake) gives Myspace users a unique opportunity to enter a social network that caters to a specific niche demographic of musicians,…

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Facebook to open the data door to businesses

It was only a matter of time before Facebook started to look for new ways to make money out of its businesses. We have had premium ads and now the Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg has suggested businesses can expect premium services as well. Let’s be honest, Facebook has to keep innovating in this area. Some…

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