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A new addition to the Instagram family

Social platforms have become much more than a place to share words and pictures. You can stay in touch with your Aunt, play Scrabble with her and tag her in hilarious cat videos. Social has long replaced traditional forms of communication like writing, to keep in touch. In many cases, social platforms have replaced text-messaging…

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What exactly is the message Facebook Messenger is putting out?

Facebook Messenger’s had an interesting month. It literally failed to deliver twice in the last month as it inexplicably went down. There’s been some firm conversation around the kids’ app that’s worth keeping an eye on, and intriguingly, for an avid ‘bayer such as myself, it’s integrating PayPal through a chat extension. Is there too…

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Facebook Develops Facial Recognition Software

Facebook is the  world’s largest facial recognition database with 300 million photos uploaded every day. It is no wonder then that Facebook is looking at ways to improve customer service, measured through sentiment, by analysing the expressions on shoppers faces when they visit a brick-and-mortar store. Facebook has submitted a patent which will enable brands…

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The Big Snapchat Redesign

Snap has been under a lot of pressure since it’s Q3 Earnings report and as we have reported recently change has been on the horizon for a while. In an attempt to invigorate their stagnating user growth beyond the 3% mark and boost their low revenue Snap Inc. have taken a huge risk and redesigned…

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Serious Social 30/11/2017

We welcomed a broadcasting behemoth to our office for this week’s Serious Social. Gavin Dawson, head of comms for international markets, came in from the BBC to look at what we do, and discuss the changing role of social for broadcasters. How do you create content and always-on plans for different continents and audiences? Which…

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Get the lowdown on Snapchat’s upcoming revamp

Snapchat is undergoing an extensive app re-design, billed its ‘biggest redesign in years’, in a bid to keep their audience engaged, attract new users & regain their position in the social platform battle. This will see a redesigned user interface, making the social platform easier to use, and ultimately more engaging. As part of this…

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Naughty or Nice? Pinterest’s got it sorted

  ‘Tis the season we all start panicking about what will land under who’s Christmas tree. Whether it’s family, actual friends (which is a much smaller list than my Facebook friends), or a random colleague (if they happen to be your Secret Santa at work), buying the RIGHT Christmas present can be pretty stressful.   So, to…

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