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#ByeBye @Replies?

Rumours are circulating the net of Twitter’s planned revamp and eventual elimination of the platform’s most prominent symbols, the #tag and @reply.  With conjecture that testing is well underway, we take a look at what the change could spell for brands. Testing and updates to the functionality of our favourite social networks come as no…

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sexes

Social media battle of the sexes

For all you ladies out there, it looks like we’re taking over social media, and smartphones are our weapon of choice – in a metaphorical sense of course! According to research conducted by PR agency Porter Novelli, also published by marketingmagazine.co.uk, women are dominating the social media sphere. For news and information, they are particularly…

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Fashionista provides #FLOODSUPPORT to victims

Fashion House Temperley London is helping raise funds for the Somerset flood victims. The fashion house has created a dedicated web page to educate people around the terrible flooding in Somerset and the West Country, helping raise awareness of the crisis which is close to Alice Temperley’s heart. The internationally acclaimed designer has family living…

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Don’t be struck down by the #tubestrike!

Social media has been bringing humour into a somewhat dismal situation as commuters take to social media, specifically Twitter, in the wake of the London tube strikes. Surprisingly the sentiment has not been quite as negative as expected. I’m sure many of you have seen signs of chaos, with endless queues of commuters attempting their…

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What would Freud tell us about social media

What would Freud tell us about social media?

OK, I’m no psychologist, so I would have to hazard a guess on the applications of Freud’s psychodynamic theory to social media – I’ll leave that to the psychologists amongst us! What I can tell you though, is that thought processes and emotions play an important role in social media marketing, and should especially be…

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Mystic Pete’s 2014 social media predictions

Mystic Pete’s 2014 social media predictions

After the hustle and bustle of Christmas and New Year is it customary to sit down and reflect on the past year *yawn* and then (once you have woken up from your sleep) think about the year ahead. It is safe to say the social media industry dramatically changed and grew in 2013, and 2014…

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