Social TV – The impact of David Attenborough on Social Media

As I watched David Attenborough’s amazing show Africa last night on BBC, I found myself typically “two-screening” – following the conversation on Twitter (with intermittent flicking to Facebook) whilst the other half of my attention was glued to the box.  Whilst some might say that this is ridiculous behaviour, and that I should be just…

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The Engagement Battle: Facebook vs. Twitter

  For brands using social media, engagement is what it’s all about. Great engagement not only ensures that your content is being seen by your fans and followers, it creates a dedicated community that will lead to more brand advocates who are happy to tell everyone how great you are. Which social network is the…

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Make good user experience your resolution of 2013

With a brand new year stretching ahead of us now is the time to take all those bad digital habits of 2012 out in a big black sack along with the wilted tinsel and scrunched wrapping paper. And User Experience or UX is the perfect place to start. In 2012 brands built a clearer picture…

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Top 5 blog posts of 2012… and more!

2012 has been a thrilling year in the world of social media, and we’ve been busy keeping up with the rapidity of changes as and when they happen. As the year draws to a close we’ve chosen the top 5 blog posts of 2012. 1. Afraid of your competitor’s social media activity? A whopping 85%…

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What People Really Want for Christmas

With Christmas just a few days away we are sure that you have been compiling your Christmas wish lists to share with your friends and family. But in this day and age, the best way to get to the bottom of what people really want for Christmas is through social media, and we have been…

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Instagram and the Power of Social Media

This week has seen a huge backlash against Instagram’s new terms and conditions regarding photo rights. The new terms and conditions appeared to claim that unless users deleted their profiles by the 16th January then all content published on the site becomes fair game for Instagram to sell to third parties or use in advertising,…

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UK Newspapers in Social Media: winners and losers

As yesterday’s blog post shows, social media continues to radically transform the ways traditional journalism operates across the world. We learnt that some of year’s biggest stories broke via Twitter, not printed press. And traditional journalism will either transform, or die. An unanswered question remains though – how are UK’s newspapers navigating the uncharted territory…

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