Social Media

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Facebook awarded $873 million in spam case

25 November 2008 | Alex Christie

After a legal proceeding that lasted four months, Judge Jeremy Fogel awarded Facebook $873 million in damages against Adam Guerbuez and Atlantis Blue Capital. The Canadian has been sending dodgy spam messages to Facebook users. [...]

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The Future of Music Scouting?

24 November 2008 | Alex Christie

Sometimes you stumble across a solution to a problem, or an application of a concept that is so simple in its implementation, yet so undeniably genius, that you almost have to take a moment to [...]

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Social networks need to get more social…

21 November 2008 | Alex Christie

These days there are social networks for almost anything: From shopping networks to bars, if more than one person can partake in an activity, it probably has a social network online. Creating a social network [...]

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Google launches videochat

13 November 2008 | Annie Wakefield

Google launched their voice and video applications on Gmail and Gtalk on 11 November, making the next best thing to actual in person face to face conversation easily available to everyone with a computer and [...]

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Elections at the speed of the Internet.

7 November 2008 | Alex Christie

The world let out a collective sigh of relief on Tuesday night after witnessing the monumental accomplishment of Barack Obama. Whether he is able to pull the nation out of its economical situation is yet [...]

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Tamar on Twitter

6 November 2008 | Alex Christie

Tamar is on Twitter and we invite you to follow us! If you are not familiar with Twitter, it is a free service which is essentially a Micro-blog. Tamar staff can send status updates (Tweets) [...]

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How is BrandRossGate Panning Out Online?

31 October 2008 | Henry Elliss

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past few days (or perhaps you gave up and set all your RSS feeds to ‘Crunch-related-only’?) you’ll doubtless know that there’s a bit of a furore [...]

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Social Media – Is it the new office water cooler?

30 October 2008 | Alex Christie

Independent think tank Demos recently issued a report stating that employers should not see use of social media such as Facebook, or Bebo as a waste of employees time. It found that employees are changing [...]

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Google makes iTunes-like deal with US book industry

29 October 2008 | Annie Wakefield

As a student and a voracious book reader, it may be surprising that I haven’t really used Google’s book search option more often. I guess it’s because it’s slow, limited, annoying to use and only [...]

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Facebook – The Book

22 October 2008 | Annie Wakefield

If you haven’t yet heard of the Facebook Book, then go out now and find a copy. It is said to be hilariously brilliant and has received a lot of very positive feedback, and it [...]