Posts by Henry Elliss

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Jackson death highlights Twitter power – for good and bad!

30 June 2009 | Henry Elliss

Like most people my age, I was very saddened to hear about Michael Jackson‘s death last week. And like most people of my technological inclination, I first heard the news through Twitter. Actually, to be fair […]

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Apprentice candidates de-optimised for TV?

5 June 2009 | Henry Elliss

Over the past few weeks I, like a lot of people, have been watching the BBC’s Apprentice with great interest. As a bit of a social media buff (I wouldn’t dare call myself a guru!) […]

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MySpace adds profile designer… at last

26 May 2009 | Henry Elliss

In a move which could be seen as closing the stable door after the horse has bolted, MySpace are publicising their brand new “Profiles 2.0″ this week, which allows users to choose from a massive […]

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Wolfram Alpha – C3PO… but with less personality

18 May 2009 | Henry Elliss

Will the new scientific search engine change the way we search for things? Unless you’ve been living under a large rock for the past few weeks (online), you’ll have noticed the increasing hype around the […]

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Twitter FAIL – @replies and support

13 May 2009 | Henry Elliss

Twitter is a-buzz this morning with reactions to the news that Twitter have updated their system to change the way you see replies. Specifically, it affects the way you see replies from people that you […]

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Ten top tips for twittering… Celebs

8 May 2009 | Henry Elliss

Recently I’ve been struck by the disparity in the way different celebrities are “utilising” Twitter, and how different the results can be for them when they do. Whilst some commentators would have you believe that […]

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Brand protection – much more than just domain names!

5 May 2009 | Henry Elliss

  I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the issue of brand protection in a social media world, and what brands need to know in order to protect themselves properly. But not just in terms […]

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10 reasons why The Apprentice is like SEO

30 April 2009 | Henry Elliss

As an avid fan of the BBC’s finest show – The Apprentice – I regularly tune in to watch the latest goings-on in Sir Alan Sugar’s boardroom, and last night was no exception. But whilst […]

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Jeeves is back – and this time he’s social!

21 April 2009 | Henry Elliss

So after three years in the wilderness, the clever people over at Ask.com have decided to invite their famous butler Jeeves back in from the cold, in the hopes that his return will give them […]

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Official – Ashton Kutcher bigger than CNN

17 April 2009 | Henry Elliss

Seriously though Ashton, what's with the crazy hat?!For those of you that have been following the big Ashton vs CNN contest over on Twitter (or maybe you read my story about it yesterday?) I'm pleased […]