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Uber partners with Spotify: A Great Partnership with a Bad Rep

Following a mutually evolving development towards an increasingly more convenient and on-demand service, one focusing on music the other on cabs, it was surely inevitable that the music streaming platform Spotify would partner with taxi-cab booking app Uber for a service that would culturally tie the brands audience and their respective appeal for in-app control…

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Snapcash

Snapchat have joined forces with online payments company Square to bring you the latest peer-to-peer money transfer service, Snapcash. Simply put, it means Snapchat users can now transfer funds to contacts as easily as starting a chat, typing a dollar sign followed by an amount and hitting the green button. Once a user registers their…

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Facebook updates its privacy policy, but who really benefits?

Last week, Facebook updated its privacy policy alongside the terms and conditions, with the intention of making them more appealing and comprehensible to users. By launching a new Privacy Basics microsite alongside the changes, it is, on the surface at least, handing more control back to the user. Privacy Basics uses far simpler language, bold…

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What can Snapchat offer brands?

Over the weekend The Sunday Times reported on yet another big social media valuation, this time it was Snapchat’s turn to grab the headlines with a $12bn valuation. It follows the highly anticipated first ad running across the messaging platform last month – a 20 second trailer for horror film Ouija which appeared in users’…

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#MontyThePenguin taking social media by storm

John Lewis ads over the past few years have always been a hotly anticipated affair, and for many marks the countdown to Christmas. The department store is renowned for creating highly evocative commercials which tell moving stories around the magic of Christmas and going the extra mile for our loved ones. Last year we saw Bear…

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5 great tools to discover fresh and relevant content

Sourcing fresh content that genuinely engages and adds value among your community is always a challenge. Making sure you discover content that is not only fresh but also on-trend and totally relevant for curating back to your social following is key to gaining positive engagement over lowering sentiment. Here are several tools and methods you…

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