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Is there a new social platform on the block?

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has launched an ad-free social media platform, positioning it as ‘The Anti-Facebook.’ It’s major differentiator? It will not run on an ad-funded model. Rather, Wales aims to fund it on donations, similarly to Wikipedia.   Introducing WT:Social The new social platform hopes to combat ‘clickbait’ and misleading headlines, giving its members…

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The social phoenix

On November 17th 2015, Google+ rose like a phoenix out of the ashes, and has been reborn…again. This is not the first time the site has been rebuilt, and at a glance it would seem not much has changed apart from a minor facelift and a few buttons in different places. But when you dig…

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Football clubs, social media and bridging the gap with fans

Over recent years, many football fans have felt disconnected from their football clubs, and largely due to the wealth gap, disconnected from players too. With the increasing popularity of social media amongst sports fans and the growing acceptance of its importance at executive level, here are some of the ways clubs are using social media…

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It’s a W.hole neW. W.orld

It goes without saying that the internet has greatly revolutionised society, the way we live and interact with the world and each other. However, it’s hard to believe just how young the internet really is. It’s only just over 10 years ago we were starting to use high-speed broadband, instead of the annoyingly slow dial-up…

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Find a candidate FAST, using social

Direct sourcing of candidates using social media. Forget branding for a moment if you can, this is not about candidate attraction nor is it about creating a pipeline, this is about filling a role you needed to fill last week and how to do it using social media! So, your hiring manager has sent you…

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7 brands and their Instagrams

With the high profile acquisition of Instagram by Facebook for $1bn there is a lot of speculation about Facebook’s plans for the photo editing/sharing mobile app. CNET and the Guardian’s coverage of the takeover are the most comprehensive CNET – Why Instagram just made the lives of Facebook’s IPO bankers a lot easier Guardian –…

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