Posts by Henry Elliss

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Twitter releases 2009 trends, after ‘cleansing’ the data?

17 December 2009 | Henry Elliss

The folk at Twitter used their end-of-year blog post this week to highlight some of the top trends of 2009 (scroll down to read the post here – annoyingly they don’t have permalinks to actual [...]

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Facebook privacy tweaks allow targeted status updates

14 December 2009 | Henry Elliss

One of the less-publicised new features that rolled-out to all Facebook users this week, along with the much-talked-about new privacy settings is the ability to target your status updates to certain groups of people. Simply [...]

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How to help charities online this Christmas

7 December 2009 | Henry Elliss

Last week, we were lucky enough to be invited to attend a Twitter party at 10 Downing Street, organised by the Prime Minister’s wife Sarah Brown, to promote the “Million Mums” campaign. As the biggest [...]

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Twitter making room for adverts?

2 December 2009 | Henry Elliss

If you’ve logged on to the Twitter website recently (an act which must be decreasing in popularity as more and more apps come onboard) you might have noticed a space at the bottom, under the [...]

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Twitter launching commercial accounts – but with what?

24 November 2009 | Henry Elliss

… As is being reported online this week, Twitter founder Biz Stone has told the BBC that the micro-blogging site will be rolling out paid-for commercial accounts from next year. But before you tweeting brands [...]

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Google, Microsoft, Newscorp – whose news is it anyway?

23 November 2009 | Henry Elliss

Another day, another chapter in the exciting story of Newscorp vs Google – summarised nicely by Neil in his post “Do no evil? Now who is playing dirty?” – so I won’t go over the [...]

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The trouble with (Twitter) lists…

20 November 2009 | Henry Elliss

… Considering my recent post “Trusting you life to digital – am I paranoid?” and the response it got (in a nutshell – yes, I am being paranoid!) it may come as no surprise to [...]

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Stay safe while using social networks

18 November 2009 | Henry Elliss

If you listen to BBC Radio 1 at all, you will probably be aware that they’re running a campaign this week called “Bullyproof“, to tie in with national Anti-bullying week here in the UK. As [...]

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Are marketing agencies practising what they preach?

16 November 2009 | Henry Elliss

There’s a very interesting report out this week from US “Agency Client Relationship Experts” (!) RSW/US, looking at a number of changes to the way marketing agencies are getting new business in the current climate. [...]

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Facebook phishing scams exploit Blackberry app

29 October 2009 | Henry Elliss

As a Blackberry user, I was prompted this morning to download the latest version of the Blackberry/Facbook – version 1.7.0.18, for those that care. I duly did this, only to find that I had a [...]