Posts by Annie Wakefield

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Facebook dominates UK mobile internet use

8 February 2010 | Annie Wakefield

And when I say dominates… I do mean dominates. Data from a survey by GMSA has revealed that Facebook accounts for nearly half of all the time people in the UK spend online using their [...]

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Facebook/Twitter face-off

18 January 2010 | Annie Wakefield

In the growing battle for online supremacy between Facebook and Twitter, is Facebook the one running scared? Facebook has just soft launched its own Twitter-like retweet function called Share, a way for users to share [...]

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The best job in the world?

12 January 2010 | Annie Wakefield

I may not spend my days lounging on a sandy white beach, while dolphins frolic and a cool breeze ruffles my hair, but I do have a job in one of the most interesting, fast [...]

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Top ten searches of the year: Google vs Yahoo vs Bing

7 January 2010 | Annie Wakefield

Another year has come and gone, and I was curious to see what the top searches of the past year could reveal about 2009. Each year, Google, Yahoo and Bing examine the millions of queries [...]

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Do not misunderestimate the power of words

14 December 2009 | Annie Wakefield

It is a bad idea to misunderestimate the power of the interwebs. This past year the world cheered to Obamamania, suffered a financial tsunami, saw the rise of zombie banks and recessionista’s, and decided to [...]

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FarmVille is bigger than Twitter

2 December 2009 | Annie Wakefield

Say what? For those who don’t know, FarmVille is a (rather addictive) Facebook app which allows ‘farmers’ to develop their very own little patch of land, complete with tractors, barns, woodsheds and fences…not to mention [...]

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Top words and phrases of 2009 provide insight into global psyche

1 December 2009 | Annie Wakefield

I’m a copywriter and something of a closet linguist – I just love languages: the way they change and grow and can be manipulated and… well, don’t get me started – so when I came [...]

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Cape Town does 27 Dinners

1 December 2009 | Annie Wakefield

The last 27 Dinners of 2009 in Cape Town offered an evening of inspiring talks and superb conversation with smart and talented web, mobile, media and marketing people. So of course Tamar Cape Town had [...]

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Google gears up for world domination

30 November 2009 | Annie Wakefield

Google has once again made waves as it announced the acquisition of a Gizmo5, a small company which makes the software that lets users make voice-over-IP (VoIP) phone calls from their computers and mobile phones, [...]

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How lists may change the Twitter landscape

19 October 2009 | Annie Wakefield

In all honesty, I don’t make the most of Twitter when it comes to all its features and uses. I prefer to follow people, while limiting the number of people I allow to follow me. [...]