Best Google Plus pages to follow in April 2015

Mark Chubb

What are the best Best Google Plus pages to follow in April 2015? Google Plus is getting better with age as we all know, since being launched in 2011 it is growing with 2 billion G Plus profiles. It has been reported that 9% of these have publicly-posted content as reported by Business Insider UK. … [Read more...]

Air Canada flight AC624 updates on Twitter

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Air Canada has confirmed no one was critically injured after flight AC624 had a hard landing along the Halifax runway on March 30, 2015. 25 passengers on board the Airbus 320 aircraft were taken to hospital after it slid along the snowy runway at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. The nose … [Read more...]

Facebook users see service down for maintenance on March 27

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Facebook users are reporting mixed problems on today, as some see the popular social network down with a maintenance message and others don’t have any issues. It’s clear the issues could be different by country, or city. Some Online Social Media readers reported that they see a Facebook … [Read more...]

UK time change in March for Spring 2015

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Daylight Savings as it is called in most countries is when the clocks go forward, it marks the beginning of the spring. On Sunday 29 March, 2015 at 2am this is when all of those living in the UK need to change their clocks forward by one hour, it’s probably best you put the time forward one hour … [Read more...]

Secure social media accounts of your business easily

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The focus here on this blog is nearly exclusively about how to make social media accounts more successful. You’ll find dozens, hundreds, of tips on doing just that. When you do become successful you’ll need to think about building something else up: the security of your social media accounts. As … [Read more...]

PS4 v2.50 update with Suspend/Resume problems

PS4 v2.50 update with Suspend/Resume problems

The new PS4 v2.50 firmware update is now live and ready to download, just turn your gaming console on and you will see the 245.2MB update. But there seems to be a little problem with the Suspend/Resume functionality on certain games, such as Killzone. Because the patch is so small it will take no … [Read more...]

Facebook marketers will love Blueprint and Learn How

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Looks like 2015 is going to be another great year for Facebook, the social media giants already released its new Ads Manager app, which helps businesses manage advertising campaigns. But moving on Facebook marketers will love the new educational tools named ‘Blueprint’ and Learn How’. The two new … [Read more...]

Cameron vs Miliband in Channel 4 live, social discussions

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Who will be the 2015 Prime Minister? Today is the day of the Cameron vs Miliband in the Channel 4 live campaign, where anchor Jeremy Paxman will be separately interviewing both David Cameron and Ed Miliband in front of a studio audience. Channel 4 viewers will be able to hear the discussions from … [Read more...]

Apology after Today FM Twitter compromised

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The official Today FM Twitter account was compromised where followers were seeing tweets of horse, as well as tweet with a horse again but also with a message about offering quick cash and love. Today FM did say ‘Oops’ and apologised asking followers to ignore their last tweet, apparently Today … [Read more...]

2015 F8 developer conference live stream countdown

Facebook F8 developer conference 2015 live stream countdown

Mark Zuckerberg has been practicing on stage, where today he will be in front of thousands of developers at the 2015 Facebook F8 developer conference. The F8 live stream countdown has already begun and with just over 7 hours to go social media platforms are already lighting up. You do not have to … [Read more...]

Germanwings flight 4U 9525 wreckage found

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The Germanwings flight 4U 9525 was carrying 144 passengers and six crew on its way to Dusseldorf in Germany, when the Airbus A320 crashed in the French Alps according to police and officials after departing from Barcelona at 10:01 (French Time). The crash happened between Barcelonnette and Digne, … [Read more...]

Debating Twitter autoplay videos

Google buying Twitter debate raises stock price

Do we really need Twitter autoplay videos on mobile devices? According to a report Twitter has already begun testing its new autoplay feature on iOS devices, which obviously is following in the footsteps of social media giants Facebook. When mobile device owners open up their Twitter they will … [Read more...]

Facebook hosting news sites content raises questions

Facebook stock price today still beating Walmart

Facebook is apparently in the middle of a meeting with news sites to host content within its social network, this will of course keep users on Facebook rather than clicking links, which also saves time as no need to wait for pages to open up. A lot of website traffic comes from social media … [Read more...]

Social media fun at White House Easter Egg Roll 2015

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The White House Easter Egg Roll social event is all set to start on April 6, 2015 with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Vine users are all welcome to join in the fun. This year will be the 137th annual ‘White House Easter Egg Roll’ and you can … [Read more...]

PSN offline for 2.5 hour maintenance today

PSN down for 2.5 hours for maintenance today

Gamers will be a little set back today (March 23, 2015) because the PlayStation Network will be going offline for around 2.5 hours for a scheduled maintenance. The official update over on PlayStation's website states it will be down for 2.5 hours for a routine PSN maintenance from 16:00 until … [Read more...]

OpenID 2.0 for Google accounts shutting down April 20

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The OpenID 2.0 shutdown timetable has been known for a while now giving details to let users know OpenID 2.0 for Google accounts is going away. Developers are being reminded they should migrate to OpenID Connect by April 20, 2015. On March 23, 2015 there will be the grace period where devs using … [Read more...]

Top 5 social media marketing trends to dominate 2015

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Social media is present in many people’s everyday lives. In fact, there are many who cannot survive without it. Their first thought in the morning is to check the latest updates. This has led to a rise in the need for social media marketing. The following five are likely to dominate this coming … [Read more...]

Solar Eclipse live UK time and viewer map

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Today is Friday solar eclipse day for all those that live in the UK, and sky gazers are going to be very impressed when they see the moon passes in between the earth and the sun, which will send the UK into a dark spot. Below is a map of all the best places to be in the UK of where it will be … [Read more...]

FUT down March 19 for Xbox One, 360 maintenance

FUT down March 19 for Xbox One, 360 maintenance

EA Sports FIFA on Twitter has confirmed FUT is currently down March 19, 2015 for maintenance on the Xbox One and 360, as well as mobile. They also seem to be aware gamers are having issues with their game disconnecting when they get into a match. EA Sports FIFA has responded on Twitter saying … [Read more...]

Chia Hong vs Facebook in discrimination claims

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Facebook is being sued by plaintiff Chia Hong on the grounds of damages arising from sex dicrimination, discharge in violation of public police, sex harassment, race/national origin discrimination harassment, retaliation, as well as intentional infliction of emotional distress, injunctive relief for … [Read more...]

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner recall March 2015

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Kraft is recalling its Original flavor of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner because of a possibility of containing small pieces of metal. Announcements were made on Kraft's website as well as social media channel Twitter, letting customers know the Kraft Mac and Cheese recall took affect from March … [Read more...]

Followers campaign from Twitter Ads

Google buying Twitter debate raises stock price

Research shows 70% of followers provide free word-of-mouth advertising through Retweets and 43% will make multiple purchases in the future. As you gain more followers, you create new opportunities to drive more of these actions each time you Tweet. A followers campaign from Twitter Ads can help … [Read more...]

Social media index launches for English Tourism Week

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Umpf created its own proprietary social media analytics tool a few years back. And by using this tool, they have now launched the inaugural English Tourism Social Media Index for English Tourism Week – the winning tourist body is VisitWiltshire. English Tourism Social Media Index created this … [Read more...]

Twitch login and video delivery issues

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Twitch seems to be having login and video delivery issues at the moment, investigations are underway to try and get to the bottom of the login errors that have been reported. People are already taking to social media websites saying they are not getting Twitch and life without it is rubbish, a … [Read more...]

Israel election results by Netanyahu on Twitter

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shared his excitement by posting on his Twitter account it was "great victory". This came after exit polls showing his right-wing Likud party, even with its main opponent, the center-left Zionist Union. Netanyahu took to his Twitter with a couple of tweets … [Read more...]