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Pure Blogging – 4 new blogging platforms for 2014

There are now countless blogging platforms on the web that specialise in a multitude of great features but which of these features do we actually need? Some of the most innovative new blog platforms strip away the list of add-ons and focus on the basics. Now, more than ever before, they are getting it right…

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Social media does April Fools

Out of a plethora of April Fools pranks yesterday, there were some innovative, stand out ideas that showcased some of our digital friends’ creative thinking at its best. Here are some of the best; with ideas ranging from the weird, wacky and downright genius. With LinkedIn’s recently announced Product and Service tab retirement, you can’t…

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How to lose friends and alienate people

With the ever increasing world of social apps encouraging us to connect friends and family, the new app, Cloak has been developed to specifically help you avoid people you don’t want to see…think exes, co-workers and the guy who likes to stop and chat. It has been dubbed the ‘antisocial’ network. The brainchild of Brian…

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Is Tumblr mature enough for advertising?

The simple and versatile platform that combines a coherent interface with simple functionality. With an endless variety of customisable templates the platform has been a vast canvas for the more visually driven blogger to be truly creative.  At face value Tumblr has the reputation of being mostly populated with junk gifs and recycled ‘memes’. Scratch…

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Are brands ready for Jelly?

Before Destiny’s Child ‘Bootylicious’ starts playing in your head… stop! I’m referring to a different sort of Jelly – the question-and-answer app launched in 2014 by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone which has already become the 76th most downloaded app in the UK. What is Jelly? Jelly is a social media app which is founded on the…

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Becoming picture perfect

There is no doubt about it, we are taking more pictures than ever. It has got to the point that Facebook has a quarter of a trillion photos, 14.58 million photos uploaded an hour and 4,000 a second–  and just think about all those photos that don’t make the Facebook cut!  We can now use…

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How to avoid inebriated social posting

If you’re a frequent social media user or even manage other peoples social accounts you will almost certainly have fail-safe methods to keep your profiles clear from inebriated access and prevention from any kind of unwanted drunk tweeting, or ‘Drunkbooking‘ of any kind. Simple steps to prevent yourself from posting potentially catastrophic updates can be…

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