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Updates galore from Insta with new stop-motion tool

  I’m pretty sure there’s not a person reading this that hasn’t seen, used or created a GIF. They have become the bread and butter of internet culture and we are increasingly using them to communicate with our friends and even our work colleagues, exactly how we are feeling. There is a GIF for every…

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Spectacles’ Spectacular flop

Just when we thought 2017 couldn’t get any worse for Snap, turns out Spectacles are a commercial flop. Snap’s first attempt at creating a hardware product failed to excite customers past their initial purchase. Despite the initial hype, the company has sold only 150,000 pairs to date, and less than half of Spectacles owners kept…

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Shoppable Posts on Social

Social commerce is growing and shows no signs of stopping. eCommerce platforms like Shopify and BigCommerce enable purchases through social platforms, which drastically changes the customer experience and customer journey in a multitude of ways. It’s simpler, quicker and easier than ever for us to discover products and make purchases through social media. Instagram has…

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Serious Social 25/10/17

We’ve settled in nicely to our new format, and we’ve got two new guests to impart social wisdom to the world. Our CEO, Katy Howell is talking to our MD, Colin Jacobs about tourist industry tweaks and 2018 holidays. Yes, it is only October. Catrina Burns shares her enthusiasm for an app that lets you…

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News hungry? The pros and cons of Facebook Explore feed

For a while now Facebook have been trying to address the fact that the individual users Newsfeed has, has become the most echoey echo chamber since Echo the dolphin started that fan site. As anyone is bound to notice users are served content from sources they follow, that usually reflect their own opinions and interests…

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