Posts by Henry Elliss

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Bebo Launches Student TV Show – Rewards Fans

19 September 2008 | Henry Elliss

After their past successes, including Kate Modern, it looks like Bebo are set to launch a new internet-based TV show aimed at the UK. Their new series, ‘Meet the Freshers’, begins at the end of [...]

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The Importance of Social Insight in Times of Crisis

18 September 2008 | Henry Elliss

As we seem to be waking up to increasingly worse headlines every morning at the moment – Financial Meltdown this, Global Crisis that – it strikes me that monitoring mentions of your brand online (or [...]

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New Facebook Profiles Permanent… Maybe

11 September 2008 | Henry Elliss

So today was apparently going to be the day when all Facebook users would be forced to switch to the new layout, and the change was going to be made obvious by the removal of [...]

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Google Crawling Public Facebook Groups

8 September 2008 | Henry Elliss

According to the guys over at AllFacebook, Facebook have now granted Google access to Facebook groups and events, extending the search engine’s reach in to the previously login-only site. Whilst individual users profiles are still [...]

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My Facebook Wishlist – AKA My Top 8 Gripes!

3 September 2008 | Henry Elliss

As regular readers will attest, I’m a big fan of Facebook and have been for a long time. But that doesn’t mean I can’t see it’s flaws – and I’ve been told there are many. [...]

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Google Streetview in Chiswick (photo) Drive-by!

28 August 2008 | Henry Elliss

Despite being hit by a few road-blocks along the way – not least of all the news that they would have to blur out every single face seen on their new UK-based photos, in order [...]

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Michael Phelps’ Facebook Popularity Soars

21 August 2008 | Henry Elliss

Record-breaking Olympian Michael Phelps might be over in China right now, but that hasn’t stopped Facebook users showing their love for him. As of this morning, his Facebook fan page had shot to the top [...]

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Downing Street In Clever-Use-of-YouTube Shocker!

20 August 2008 | Henry Elliss

It looks like the back-room nerds at 10 Downing Street have finally woken up to the power of Social Media, and in particular YouTube. And even better than that, they’ve upset the opposition in the [...]

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Bebo Spam On the Increase?

20 August 2008 | Henry Elliss

I doubt I’m alone in this, but would love to hear any feedback from other readers – has anyone else noticed the levels of spam or fake friend requests increasing on Bebo lately? I seem [...]

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Canada Tops Facebook List – Global Users 117m

18 August 2008 | Henry Elliss

As regular readers will know, we keep a close eye on Facebook’s active user figures on a regular basis round here, to monitor the movers and losers in the world of Facebook. Well, whilst updating [...]