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Gowalla vs Foursquare – Battle of the apps!

1 March 2010 | Henry Elliss

As a recent convert to the iPhone, I’ve really enjoyed trying out some of the many apps I’ve heard people talking about for the past, what – year or so? Two of the apps I’ve [...]

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Facebook launches Facebook Zero

17 February 2010 | Alex Christie

Facebook has announced a new scaled-down version of its site called Facebook Zero. This stripped-down, low-bandwidth version of Facebook has been designed specifically with mobile users in mind.  Facebook has said that the site “omits [...]

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7 lessons you can learn from Southwest Airlines

17 February 2010 | Henry Elliss

If you haven’t been following the ‘buzz’ on Twitter in the past few days, you may have missed what has become the social media story of the week, namely Director Kevin Smith’s experiences with the [...]

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Google Buzzing; Most applauding; Noticeable lack of Waving

9 February 2010 | Henry Elliss

In what is fast becoming the year of ‘big announcements’ from the major players, Google have unveiled their newest foray in to ‘the social space’ tonight. The launch of ‘Google Buzz’ was announced by Google [...]

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Taking the Foursquare Plunge

19 January 2010 | Milly Diaz

I signed up for Foursquare, the location-based social network, the week it launched in the UK back in October and have yet do the equivalent of my first tweet, i.e. checking in at a location. [...]

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Some clues and insight into 2009 Google search queries

13 January 2010 | Alex Christie

This blog post on the Google blog, while not earth shattering, revealed some depths of the normally cloudy Google search data. It highlights some interesting little factoids about search in 2009 and where we might [...]

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Top ten searches of the year: Google vs Yahoo vs Bing

7 January 2010 | Annie Wakefield

Another year has come and gone, and I was curious to see what the top searches of the past year could reveal about 2009. Each year, Google, Yahoo and Bing examine the millions of queries [...]

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Will Google’s new URL shortener make tracking easier?

23 December 2009 | Henry Elliss

As you’ll probably have heard by now, Google are stepping in to the URL-shortening game with the launch of their own service – http://goo.gl/. Currently only available for use by Google’s own tools (i.e. The [...]

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Web design trends we lost in 2009

16 December 2009 | Sarah Graveling

Do you still think “above the fold” or think that multiple pages are better for SEO? Here I outline how 2009 has seen the thankful demise of a few web design trends or myths: Frames [...]

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How to help charities online this Christmas

7 December 2009 | Henry Elliss

Last week, we were lucky enough to be invited to attend a Twitter party at 10 Downing Street, organised by the Prime Minister’s wife Sarah Brown, to promote the “Million Mums” campaign. As the biggest [...]