Is Facebook Home a welcome future?

Since the creation of the smartphone and the advent applications, social media has been an integral part of the mobile phone experience. With that in mind talks of a Facebook mobile phone seemed to be a natural progress. Instead, Facebook made the bold decision to create Facebook Home; an innovative software that takes over your…

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New York Knicks launch Instagram microsite

  Instagram has become increasingly popular over the last year, with many sports teams such as the New York Rangers really using the social photo sharing network to promote and connect with fans during the NHL playoffs. It’s now the New York Knicks’ turn to impress, as they recently launched Knickstagram.com, an Instagram specific microsite…

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Using Snapchat in your marketing strategy

Since its launch back in 2011 Snapchat has been particularly popular with the younger demographic, but is it now possible to integrate Snapchat into a brand’s marketing strategy? For those who are not familiar with the app, it allows users to take pictures or short videos and send them to their contacts. But here’s the…

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Implications of Associated Press Twitter hack

The Twitterverse has witnessed yet another case of Twitter hack. This time the victim is the Associated Press, with hackers tweeting about an attack to the White House and Barack Obama being injured! It took 5 minutes for the post to be retweeted over 4,000 times and favourited by over 250 people (hopefully, realising it…

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Decide who owns your social media content

  Incorporating social media into your marketing mix may seem like the norm nowadays, but so much activity has led to increased attention when it comes to legal credentials. High profile cases like that of Lord Alistair McAlpine have left 3 pertinent concerns with marketers.   Who takes responsibility? “You started it” may have been…

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Choose a colour to find out where you fit into social media laws

  Have you noticed how blue the colour scheme on most social media platforms is? Apparently it is a very trustworthy colour, subconsciously symbolising intelligence, wisdom and stability. Users can also be quite colourful, not only the content that they are sharing but the shades that their complexion goes through when something goes wrong! Neutral…

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