mobileapps

Social app splitting and the move to mobile

With the popularity of mobile apps and the development of tablets and smartphones, it’s no secret that businesses (especially social platforms) are focusing their efforts on becoming more mobile. Why wouldn’t they? You go to work to work – you have your mobile device to be ‘social’ outside of work (well that’s how it ‘should’…

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#BringBackOurGirls: How social sparked mainstream action

It’s exactly a month yesterday (14 May 2014) that over 200 Nigerian school girls were abducted from their boarding school by local Islamic militia group Boko Haram. The media and western world initially skirted over the story as just another political tragedy in Nigeria’s civil troubles. But when the campaign took to social media with…

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audienceinsights

Facebook wants your data!

Want to learn more about your customers? You can with Facebook’s new ‘Audience Insights’ tool! Whilst the feature is currently only available in the US, UK marketers can expect to see a wider expansion in a few short months…  And we can’t wait to get our hands on it! “The more customer insights you have,…

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Which social network reigns supreme for social commerce?

For businesses using social media, it’s not about the ‘feel-good factor’ of the odd like here or a couple of retweets there. It’s about one thing: ROI. So which social media platform generates the most ROI? New research from Shopify on social commerce has discovered that out of all social channels, Facebook is king. Analysing…

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Squeezing value from social: Richard Clark shares his success story

Many marketers recognise the advantages in using social media, but those sentiments aren’t always shared. Particularly by the board. So the challenge is how to prove social value? We invited Richard Clark, former Online Controller at Argos.co.uk and a founding member of the Marketing team at Best Buy in the UK (Carphone Warehouse), to share…

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