Impact of big data on social media marketing

Impact of big data on social media marketing

It’s thought that 90% of today’s data has been created in the past two years, with of course social media being a major contributing factor. Whilst this is the case, it’s further thought that around 80% of this data is unstructured, meaning that it can’t be arranged into the rows and columns that … [Read more...]

Yahoo Mail security makes users question privacy

Yahoo Mail is down with server failure

The Yahoo Mail sign in issues we highlighted earlier in the week received a massive response from our readers, although within that feedback we noticed a number of people were concerned about the Yahoo Mail security process that aims to protect users from hackers and other problems. This … [Read more...]

Argos UK down during product update

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The Argos.co.uk website is currently down in a planned maintenance that will see thousands of new products added to the popular UK shopping destination. If you're experiencing any other problems with their apps, or other services, then this might be related to the outage and should all return to … [Read more...]

Kim Jong-un dance parody video causes outrage

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The latest Kim Jong-un dance parody video landing on YouTube has caused outrage from North Korea, and of course this would be expected after taking a look at this now viral video thanks to the funny antics. We've embedded the Kim Jong-un dance video below that currently has a few hundred thousand … [Read more...]

Commonwealth Games medal table with social buzz

Glasgow Commonwealth Games road closures map with PDF

The first day of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has led to an early look at the medal table along with the standings being talked about across social networks. Both the official Twitter and Facebook channels are being updated every few hours with news being met with discussion, although all within … [Read more...]

Facebook shares show healthy business

Facebook shares show healthy business

Facebook shares and stocks for its last quarter shows it has a healthy and profitable business, especially after seeing a growth of 137%. Shares have hit a new high the last quarter for Facebook, which means investors must be over the moon with stock rises as well, it shows strong pace for both … [Read more...]

Social logins incremental gains for Facebook

Social logins incremental gains for Facebook

The social logins for Facebook has seen incremental gains for the Q2 2015 April / June period, but looking at the stats Google Plus is not too far behind with its growth pattern. Thanks to Gigya putting together a very informative infographic we can see the landscape of social login across mobile … [Read more...]

Google Views contribute of G Plus comments

Google Views contribute of G Plus comments

Google Views works in conjunction with Maps, which allows users to pan 360 degree photos spheres. The good news is that Google has now added G Plus comments and the ability to +1 them as well. Users can upload photo spheres onto Google Views by either using a mobile device via an app, or by using … [Read more...]

Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony live on BBC

Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony live on BBC

So soon after the World Cup we have another major sporting event taking up 11 days of competition, and today July 23 is when the Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony live on BBC.co.uk kicks off. Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony on BBC iPlayer will start at 8PM with Gary Lineker, Clare … [Read more...]

Facebook Save feature allows revisiting

Facebook Save feature allows revisiting

Facebook is always bringing out new features to its mobile and web social network, the newly released update that is live is called ‘Save’. A few days ago the new Facebook ‘Buy’ button was released and now users can get to grips with a new feature called ‘Save’, which has been put in place so … [Read more...]

Facebook shut down of Israeli group

Facebook shut down of Israeli group

Israeli group Lehava, Facebook page of Member of Knesset shut in the wake of finding that the pages incited to brutality. Facebook has closed several pages that belong to politicians and right wing groups in Israel as reported by Haartez. Some of the Facebook pages closed included former MK … [Read more...]

China Twitter profiles on Tibet in fake claim

China Twitter profiles on Tibet in fake claim

There have been many fake China Twitter profiles suspended after they were uncovered by Tibetan advocacy group Free Tibet. The accounts were used to spread positive news about Tibet and Xinjiang in London but have since been called fake Twitter profiles. The China Twitter profiles were put into … [Read more...]

Glasgow Commonwealth Games road closures map with PDF

Glasgow Commonwealth Games road closures map with PDF

The Glasgow Commonwealth Games opening kicks off tonight at 8PM and road closures and modelling will occur whilst the games are underway. There will be 14 Commonwealth venues and these will take place in Greater Glasgow, 1 in Carnoustie and 1 in Edinburgh, temporary road restrictions will apply to … [Read more...]

LinkedIn stats and figures 2014

LinkedIn stats and figures 2014

The LinkedIn stats and figures for 2014 are in and rather interesting, the infographic below shows in great detail a look into the history, geographic reach, LinkedIn facts, best company pages of 2013 and much more. An average time a user spends on LinkedIn a month is 17 minutes, with 42% of … [Read more...]

Dan Bilzerian Twitter, Instagram in cool vs. stupidity

Dan Bilzerian Twitter, Instagram in cool vs. stupidity

Dan Bilzerian to some is a complete legend when it comes to social media in the way he goes about things, but to some he is just out of control and posting ridiculous stuff on Twitter and Instagram that should potentially get him banned – this is what we call the Dan Bilzerian Twitter, Instagram in … [Read more...]

Determining social media platforms for your small business

Determining social media platforms for your small business

When it comes to small businesses choosing the right social media platforms it can be rather daunting, putting all your time into one platform could either be the best thing for your small business or just simply a waste of time. Should you be using Google Plus, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, the … [Read more...]

Yahoo Mail sign in needs addressing

Yahoo Mail is down with server failure

Today, we’ve heard from Yahoo Mail users with continual sign-in issues that is related to either their username, or password and a few are getting a little angry about the situation. It was only last week we reported Yahoo Mail not working in multiple countries with Spain being where the issues … [Read more...]

Dating site uses DNA and LinkedIn sign in

Dating site uses DNA and LinkedIn sign in

Match not working for you, been on eHarmony too long, not found any chemistry with any other online dating site yet? Maybe a new online site could help you, but you will have to spit in a tube and provide DNA. The new online dating site is called SingldOut and is the first to use DNA to link … [Read more...]

Chelsea FC vs. Liverpool FC Facebook following

Chelsea FC vs. Liverpool FC Facebook following

Football teams around the world are being followed on social platforms, and two of the popular clubs on Facebook include Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC who are being immensely followed. The Liverpool Facebook profile has 21,413,006 fans, and if we take a look at the ‘Like’ stats under the tab … [Read more...]

Miley Cyrus dead is Facebook scam

Miley Cyrus dead is Facebook scam

Miley Cyrus fans around the world panicked after news of her death was posted on Facebook, after they were led to believe she died after taking an overdose. Do not worry - She is alive and well and this hoax was a nasty scam that hit on July 19, and two days later on July 21 Miley confirmed she … [Read more...]

The Facebook Purge suicide, movie propaganda

The Facebook Purge suicide, movie propaganda

The Facebook Purge where you can say anything you like, expose any picture or anyone as well as tagging anyone in whatever is all rubbish, this new Facebook Purge was inspired by the new horror movie “Purge: Anarchy”, and since many Facebook pages have been created across the social media … [Read more...]

Fast & Furious 6 The Game on Facebook through browser

Fast & Furious 6 The Game on Facebook through browser

The Fast & Furious 6: The Game on Facebook has been released so users can play through their browser, thanks to free-to-play core games leader Kabam. The racing game has been available on mobile platforms for some time now, and players can now get into cars and steer their way to success through … [Read more...]

Hamas Gaza Strip social media campaign guidelines

Hamas Gaza Strip social media campaign guidelines

The Hamas interior ministry under the ‘Be Aware – Social Media Activist Awareness Campaign’ has issued new guidelines, and these are for social media users in the Gaza Strip. After the Gaza Strip conflict battle on social media report last week new guidelines have been issued to social media … [Read more...]

Shakira Facebook followers growing at phenomenal rate

Shakira Facebook followers growing at phenomenal rate

Shakira is smashing all Facebook records; she is the first celebrity to have over 100 million fans. Her following is so big it went from 100,730,146 to 100,730,218 is five seconds, 10 seconds on it went to 100,730,267 – Her Facebook growth is phenomenal to say the least. The Columbian beauty … [Read more...]

Tacky Weird Al YouTube video and Happy parody lyrics

Tacky Weird Al YouTube Happy parody video, lyrics

YouTube is always full of surprises and the latest video to go viral is none other than Weird Al Tacky, which is a parody of the sensational hit ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams. The first video below titled ‘"Weird Al" Yankovic's TACKY (Parody of Pharrell's "Happy") Official Music Video’ has been … [Read more...]