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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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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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IE6 grinding to a slow stop

5 February 2010 | Alex Christie

Google has stated that they will suspend support for Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) on its Gmail and Calendar services from 1 March 2010. This comes after Google admitted hackers had breached their network, and stolen [...]

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Augmented Reality is here – some good apps to try

3 February 2010 | Alex Christie

I really like augmented reality. What is augmented reality? Well I’ll let Wiki define it here. If you don’t like that explanation, let me try to put it in my words; it’s a term coined [...]

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Three tips to make your life easier – thanks to Google

3 February 2010 | Alex Christie

Tip #1 – Track your RSS feeds in Google Analytics It is now possible to track clicks from your Feedburner to your website within Google Analytics. Working in a similar way as URL tagging, you [...]

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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 [...]