Social Media

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Social media infiltrates Microsoft’s Outlook

17 February 2010 | Annie Wakefield

Something came to my attention this morning and I must be honest, I have mixed feelings about it, but I can see the practicality of it. Microsoft’s information manager (their term, not mine), Outlook, now [...]

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Google Buzz – damp squib or firecracker?

17 February 2010 | Annie Wakefield

Last week, Google finally joined the social media trend by integrating social networking into Gmail. Unfortunately ‘Buzz’ has run into some pretty big problems pretty immediately. Buzz users and bloggers noticed that there were some [...]

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Love Without Borders, Updated.

12 February 2010 | Alex Christie

Given the prevalence of social networking sites and MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online Game) communities, it is not surprising that there are people falling in love. Dating sites have been around for as long as the [...]

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Twitter and Facebook in Google’s crosshairs

9 February 2010 | Alex Christie

Things have changed in the online world over the past two years. Normally Google has been the company that has made the waves and innovations, but when it comes to social media the company has [...]

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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 – 6 years of social

5 February 2010 | Alex Christie

In the last 10 years the internet has changed our lives drastically and become an integral part of our modern living. Those, like us, who work online know this all too well. An area of [...]

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Social media spending on the up, according to IAB

3 February 2010 | Henry Elliss

As a member of the IAB social media council, I was lucky to get a sneak-peak at the findings of their survey of UK marketeers on the subject of social media in 2010. As the [...]

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Privacy isn’t just for ‘old people’

3 February 2010 | Milly Diaz

At last week’s social media uber-gathering during the Davos World Economic Forum, LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman said, “All these concerns about privacy tend to be old people issues.” As you can see from my other posts [...]

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Social Networking spam on the increase

2 February 2010 | Alex Christie

Have you noticed an increase of spam on Facebook recently? Spam is not a new problem on social networks but recently it seems that it has increased on Facebook. We know the problems that Twitter [...]

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Is removing yourself from Social Networks social suicide?

29 January 2010 | Alex Christie

In today’s times, it seems as though if you are not a part of the social media revolution, you are not living on this planet. When planning an event, one usually uses Facebook for virtual [...]