Earlier this year, in May, Twitter announced its collaboration with Amazon, allowing people to add items to their shopping cart via a tweet. It seems however that the social media site is planning to go one step further and could soon be launching its very own shopping service, after a “buy now” button was discovered […]… Read Article
Ugh, hashtags. Recently voted as word of the year, ‘Hashtag’ has become a prevailing way to figure out what is popular and what is likely to become viral – it would appear that investigating what is currently trending on Twitter often dictate what becomes news. This can be seen with the recent (and depressing) hashtag […]… Read Article
For many of us, our social media extends as far as Facebook and Twitter, and for the more adventurous among us, there is Pinterest and LinkedIn. These sites are usually where our online lives exist, perpetually updating statuses, pinning pictures and mindlessly tweeting random inanity. Now, this got me thinking, there must be more social […]… Read Article
Firstly, huge congratulations go to Barack Obama for a second win in the US Election, made this blog writer feel a sense of happiness about our American brethren… However, how did Obama get there? With a super-storm disrupting the campaign trail and a large amount of public appearances from both parties, what was the tipping […]… Read Article
She’s been a contributor to my blogs beforehand, penning both the much-loved Cats blog and providing the Female Perspective of Pinterest, and now she’s graduated to having her own author account. Expect much nicer, positive posts from our Aurora, who delights in cute, twee and lovely things. Over to you, Aurora! -Tom As one of […]… Read Article
Twitter is almost synonymous with the news, with breaking news updates often being posted there first as well as helping to build up the public profile of any celebrity, company or just an average Joe. There have been some momentous tweets, such as the announcement that ice had been found on Mars, the first signs […]… Read Article
Social media is pervading every single part of life – I’m sure we’re not far off art galleries installing ‘Like’ buttons and classic literature with it’s own ‘re-tweet’ capabilities. However, perhaps the most pressing of social media’s invasion is its increasing effects on rankings in search. The Conversation Prism has created a fantastic (and visually-striking) […]… Read Article
FIFA president Sepp Blatter – not a man usually renowned for being succinct – has signed up to Twitter, just ahead of the start of the football World Cup. Blatter’s account, @seppblatter, went live on Thursday on the eve of the tournament’s opening game and the 74-year-old Swiss had already attracted almost 3,000 followers by […]… Read Article
All businesses should be considering the role social media can play within their company. Twitter has become a significant part of the jigsaw and is now considered to be a valuable tool for online marketing specialists and digital agencies. According to rumours in a report by Last Click News, the micro messaging site could be […]… Read Article