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Twitter the new Facebook- Facebook the new LinkedIn

There has been a lot of controversy around the recent changes to Twitter’s photo focused profiles. Not entirely sure what I am talking about? Discover how “The new Twitter profile layout now shows the world who you are” They really do look very similar to Facebook! Behind the scenes, as always, there have been a number…

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Facebook: The marketer’s friendliest platform?

Would you like to know which social media site offers the top tools to target users, or the best platform for building brand awareness? Look no further as the Direct Marketers Association’s Social Media Council introduces the first ever social media scorecard for the UK… and it may come as a surprise that Facebook has…

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3 social media essentials from the Thorpe Park experience

Back in November last year, the amazing Marketing Director at Thorpe Park, Jason Wills, joined the Social Speakeasy to tell us how he drives the success of his social activity. The insights were so valuable that I thought it was worth revisiting. And in particular highlighting three central points focused on balancing detailed planning and…

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MUM likes your Facebook status!

The times of thinking my parents are the un-coolest people in the world are behind me, but to be honest with you I would never have them as a Facebook friend, especially my dearest mother. I have nothing to hide from her but I think it is more the embarrassment of knowing that my mum…

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NekNomination: The viral drinking game

If you’ve logged into Facebook this month, you will most definitely have seen a ‘NekNomination’ video in your Newsfeed. In fact, it’s probably why you are reading this blog post right now… The NekNomination trend, which is essentially Facebook chain mail, has skyrocketed in the past few weeks. A quick search for ‘NekNomination’ in Radian6 reveals…

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Social CRM: battle of the social login

So often in social media we are concerned with what is happening “in platform” that we forget the bigger picture. Over inflated company valuations that we are so familiar with nowadays are down to one thing – data. G+ is the 2nd biggest social network in the world due to the nature of the proliferated…

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