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Monday, September 1, 2014

Major Hack Reveals Hundreds Of Celebrity Nude Pics

Breaking news this fine September day is that nude and personal images of various celebrities have been published on the Internet. Females mentioned so far include Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande, Victoria Justice, Emily Browning, Kate Bosworth, Jenny McCarthy and Kate Upton. A few have confirmed that the images are real, the Telegraph reports that… A spokesman for [Jennifer]
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Monday, September 1, 2014 | Be first to comment

US College Students Prefer Snapchat, Citing Privacy As A Reason

Still think Snapchat is one of those networks used by kids and totally over valued? As Media Bistro points out, 70% of College Students Post to Snapchat Daily (Twitter: 46%, Facebook: 11%) Twitter finished second in the July 2014 polling by Sumpto, with 46 percent of the 18-24 year-old respondents posting at least once per day.
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Friday, August 29, 2014 | Be first to comment

Could Picdeck Be The Missing Social Media Tool We’ve Been Waiting For

Instagram‘s new app for video has been a rather quiet topic on tech blogs. Techcrunch has taken a look and includes a video, Hands-On With Hyperlapse, Instagram’s New Video Creation App. However, one bit of news that is even quieter is the release of Picdeck. Tools like Hootsuite and Tweetdeck make it possible to use Twitter
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | Be first to comment

Facebook Takes Action Against Click Bait

  Yesterday, Facebook announced they are modifying the news feed to get rid of click bait… Today we’re announcing some improvements to News Feed to help people find the posts and links from publishers that are most interesting and relevant, and to continue to weed out stories that people frequently tell us are spammy and
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | Be first to comment

Distributed Social Media: Has Freedom Of Speech Gone To Far

The group know as ISIS (Islamic State) have risen to international attention due to their horrific actions.  If you are unaware of who they are then then Guardian has a good backgrounder on them, The terrifying rise of Isis: $2bn in loot, online killings and an army on the run. They have been using Twitter to
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Friday, August 22, 2014 | Be first to comment

Greggs The Bakers Go Viral On Twitter Mainly Because Of Logo Change

Greggs The Bakers is a chain of shops that seems to be the butt of many jokes. However, it was being laughed at for a different reason when their logo image was changed. Google is taking a look and trying to find out how it was done… From Western Daily Press, Greggs the bakers left
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | Be first to comment

Julian Assange Press Conference, Journalists Get Bored but Twitter Has Fun

The  editor-in-chief of the website WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, has been hiding in the Ecuadorean embassy for the last two years. Yesterday he held a press conference stating that he would be leaving soon. Well, as soon as the UK Government promises not to arrest him. Many are confused by his announcement because he said the same
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | Be first to comment

Facebook To Add ‘Satire’ Tag, In Case You Miss It

The talk over the weekend included news that Facebook will tag, where appropriate, satirical posts.  The posts I’ve read about this all seem to agree, why do users need to be told? From The Daily Dot, Facebook will now point out satire to users According to Ars Technica, for the past month, the company has been
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Monday, August 18, 2014 | Be first to comment

Sainsbury’s Get Up To Something Fishy On Twitter

We’ve shown in the past that social media managers can be fun. A good example would be Tesco Mobile (here and here). Sainsbury’s Supermarket seems to like a good lark and got in to a groove with fishy jokes… From the Mirror newspaper, Sainsbury’s in hilarious pun-filled Twitter chat with customer over salmon joke Many
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Friday, August 15, 2014 | Be first to comment

Yo Gets New Investment And Features

Remember that rather silly social app called Yo? Born of an experiment, thought of as being useless yet was heavily investment. Well, it’s still around and has some new features including #hastages and the attaching of URL’s. It also received  $1.5 million in seed funding at a $10 million valuation. Techcrunch takes a look at what’s
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Thursday, August 14, 2014 | Be first to comment