Social Media

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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 [...]

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Davos 2010 – The year the World Economic Forum got social

27 January 2010 | Henry Elliss

Well, it had to happen eventually. The past couple of years has seen a massive number of companies, brands, people and even places finally waking up to the influence and power of ‘Social’ – and [...]

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Twitter improve ‘suggested users’ list – now based on algorithm

22 January 2010 | Henry Elliss

“Good news everybody!” News reaches us from Twitter HQ (well – via their blog anyway) that the ‘Suggested users’ function has now been improved to give a better experience to new users. Here’s how Twitter’s [...]

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Facebook/Twitter face-off

18 January 2010 | Annie Wakefield

In the growing battle for online supremacy between Facebook and Twitter, is Facebook the one running scared? Facebook has just soft launched its own Twitter-like retweet function called Share, a way for users to share [...]

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Google’s Pagerank adapted to prioritise tweeters

13 January 2010 | Henry Elliss

Ever since Google began to include real-time results in the SERPs, from sites like Twitter and other blogs, speculation has been rife as to how they prioritise which tweets appear and which don’t. Whilst a [...]

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The best job in the world?

12 January 2010 | Annie Wakefield

I may not spend my days lounging on a sandy white beach, while dolphins frolic and a cool breeze ruffles my hair, but I do have a job in one of the most interesting, fast [...]

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15 digital predictions for 2010

1 January 2010 | Tanya Goodin

It’s that time of year when pundits start coming out of the woodwork to predict the next big thing. Here are my 15 predictions (15, because Tamar is 15 this year) for what’s going to [...]

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Social networking terminology become mainstays in the Oxford English Dictionary’s ‘words of the year’

31 December 2009 | Alex Christie

As Oxford English Dictionary unveils its words of the year, we find social networking giants paving the way for new words. Words such as ‘tweetups’ and ‘unfriend’ are now mainstays in the Oxford dictionary, highlighting [...]

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Big change for FB top-usage countries – Top 3 now US, UK and Turkey

29 December 2009 | Henry Elliss

As seems to be the tradition at this time of year, I thought I’d take a look back at one of the sites which – despite attempts by Twitter to steal it’s crown – continues [...]

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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 [...]