Posts by Henry Elliss

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Check-in’ out the location-based apps, Pt 5 – SCVNGR

15 October 2010 | Henry Elliss

This is the final post in a series of five blogs, looking at some of the major players in the location-based app business – FourSquare, Gowalla, Facebook Places, Yelp and SCVNGR. As well as looking [...]

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Check-in’ out the location-based apps, Pt 4 – Yelp

14 October 2010 | Henry Elliss

This is the fourth in a series of five blogs, looking at some of the major players in the location-based app business – FourSquare, Gowalla, Facebook Places, Yelp and SCVNGR. As well as looking at [...]

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Check-in’ out the location-based apps, Pt 3 – Facebook Places

13 October 2010 | Henry Elliss

This is the third in a series of five blogs, looking at some of the major players in the location-based app business – FourSquare, Gowalla, Facebook Places, Yelp and SCVNGR. As well as looking at [...]

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Check-in’ out the location-based apps, Pt 2 – Gowalla

12 October 2010 | Henry Elliss

This is the second in a series of five blogs, looking at some of the major players in the location-based app business – FourSquare, Gowalla, Facebook Places, Yelp and SCVNGR. As well as looking at [...]

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Check-in’ out the location-based apps, Pt 1 – FourSquare

11 October 2010 | Henry Elliss

This is the first in a series of five blogs, looking at some of the major players in the location-based app business – FourSquare, Gowalla, Facebook Places, Yelp and SCVNGR. As well as looking at [...]

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Facebook Places arrives on UK shores; Nobody surprised

17 September 2010 | Henry Elliss

At about 7.45 this morning, Facebook held an event here in London to launch a ‘secret’ new service. This may well be the worst-kept secret I’ve EVER seen! : ) The moment the event was [...]

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Meet the new Twitter – same service, whole new style

15 September 2010 | Henry Elliss

Unless you got a particularly long lie-in this morning, you’ll no doubt have seen the buzz currently going around about the brand new Twitter interface – announced last night by the Twitter team. Launched with [...]

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Epictetus – The father of social media?

10 September 2010 | Henry Elliss

If you’re the sort of person that has to do or see lots of presentations, you’ll know how people love to sprinkle relevant quotes in to their powerpoints and keynote decks, to keep you interested. [...]

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Big changes for Google real-time search results

27 August 2010 | Henry Elliss

Big changes for Google’s dynamic and constantly refreshing stream of real time search results or “updates” vertical.  Google real time search results are now incorporating geographic targeting, so sentiment, attitudes, and buzz can be measured [...]

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Dear bloggers – if you want interaction, make it easy…

11 August 2010 | Henry Elliss

As somebody who spends a fair bit of time reading and research industry news for my job – as well as commenting on blogs in my spare time too – I get very frustrated about [...]