Twitter stock crash sees share price fall

Five reasons Twitter is the darling of financial services

Leaked Twitter results has seen the market value drop by 24%, the Twitter stock crash sees share price fall by around a quarter. It seems the quarterly figures that were leaked failed to meet investors' expectations; it was financial intelligence platform Selerity that published the results first … [Read more...]

Harley recall for 2015 after 27 crashes

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Complaints have come flooding in leaving Harley-Davidson no choice but to do a recall on over 55,000 of its motorbikes. One Harley recall is for 46,000 motorcycles after a total of 27 crashes have been reported with four minor injuries. Biker safety is number one priority with for Harley-Davidson … [Read more...]

Facebook supports Nepal, donate now

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The 7.9-magnitude earthquake has devastated Nepal and its survivors need help right now. Facebook has set-up a new pop-up donate box when you visiting your account asking you to help right now. Whenever a Facebook user donates the social media network will match it, giving up to $2 million in … [Read more...]

BT login issues leave email not working

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is BT email down today? BT customers are having major issues when trying to access their emails at the moment, all other services such as Broadband etc seem to be working fine. When you visit the official BT Care Twitter page there are no indications of BT email problems, but yet when you visit … [Read more...]

CoD Black Ops 3 trailer views in one day

CoD Black Ops 3 trailer views in one day

The CoD Black Ops 3 trailer was unveiled yesterday and took over social media networks as well as YouTube views going through the roof. Even though the new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 game for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC will not be releasing until November 6th, this game has sparked the … [Read more...]

Nepal earthquake 2015 Person Finder & safety check

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Such sad news after the devastating 7.8 magnitude Nepal earthquake leaving over 3,000 dead and around 4,000 injured. The earthquake in Nepal, which happened on April 25, 2015, has left the world in shock with many still missing. Thousands are using social media to send in their condolences and … [Read more...]

Sawyer Sweeten dead after taking own life

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Everybody Loves Raymond' Actor Sawyer Sweeten is sadly dead after he takes his own life, according to reports. The former child actor only 19 years of age died in Texas at a family member's home. Everyone will know Sweeten best for his role as young Geoffrey Barone in the CBS sitcom “Everybody … [Read more...]

Destiny Banjo error code impacting sign in

Reddit response to Bungie Day 2015 & Destiny DLC

Gamers are being hit with a Destiny Banjo error code at the moment, which is impacting sign in and Bungie are well aware of the issue and trying to resolve. The Banjo error is stopping Destiny game players from signing in on all platforms, until the problem is sorted by Bungie players will not … [Read more...]

Politicians – there’s more to life than Facebook

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A new angle on the use of social media in the run up to the election can be found via a new online platform. Streetlife is basically in simple terms the local social network that connects users within their communities. Hey Politicians - is there more to life than Facebook? The majority of … [Read more...]

The value of building branded online communities

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Why do branded online communities matter? An infographic from Inversoft shows the dramatic benefits companies realize by building and growing branded online communities. For those that have invested in social marketing the data speaks for itself but thousands of companies are on the fence, either … [Read more...]

Rewarding twist with AMBAM London social media

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A brand new social network just for Londoners has just launched called AMBAM, which has a rewarding twist for its members. The founders are Londoner brother and sister who were going through the turnstiles at Waterloo station one morning and both pulled out their Oyster Cards. They discussed how … [Read more...]

Lilly for Target insight from Engagor CEO

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As you have likely seen, heard, read or maybe even tweeted using the #LillyForTarget hashtag, yourself, Lilly Pulitzer sold out nationally at Target on Sunday in just two hours. It was pure pandemonium in the stores and Target.com, as pieces from the collection flew off the physical and virtual … [Read more...]

Facebook not responding for Time Warner Cable users

Facebook is down for Time Warner Cable users

Complaints are coming in from Facebook users saying they cannot access their social media account today (April 22), when they try to login they are not gaining access at all. Areas of concern include Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Arizona, California, Ohio and Detroit, these are the areas most … [Read more...]

PSN messages down on April 22 for maintenance

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Sony has officially announced that PSN messages will be down on April 22, 2015 for maintenance. The PlayStation Network starting at 5.00 am (9pm PST) will run for 3 hours ending 8.00 am BST, which will affect PS3, PS4, PS Vita platforms and the PlayStation Mobile app. This basically means … [Read more...]

The unique connection between mother and child

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So many videos go viral online and some shock us whilst some really gets to the heartstrings, and the recently uploaded video by Pandora is rather special and shows the unique connection between mother and child. The video by ‘TheOfficialPandora’ is a little experiment of how women are unique, … [Read more...]

Moderating Facebook can be rather terrifying

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Anyone who spends any amount of time on Facebook knows all too well the annoyance of over-shared viral videos, Candy Crush requests, and Click Bait headlines. But the truth is, Facebook could be a much worse place if it wasn't for the army of moderators who filter through posts representing the … [Read more...]

Google Algorithm Update History – An Interactive Timeline

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As the main search engine that people use, Google is hugely powerful. The word ‘Google’ is now in dictionaries as a verb, it is that ubiquitous to daily living. Where previously we used to have to search books to get an answer to something or gain some knowledge about a topic, Google is readily … [Read more...]

Tracking the Boston Marathon 2015 on social media

Tracking the Boston Marathon on social media

It was recently One Boston Day, and Falcon Social wishes to share share some insights on the buzz the Boston Marathon has been receiving on social media leading up to Monday’s big race! Thanks to them connecting with OSM there are some very interesting analysis of reach and engagement on social … [Read more...]

Unfriended movie to shock April 17

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Have you got what it takes to question Laura Barns? If you own Skype you may want to switch it of Friday April 17, 2015 because this is when the girl takes revenge online. You have to be seriously brave to have Skype open, especially if you are scared of horror movies using the messaging … [Read more...]

Facebook vs Belgian Academic Report claims

Facebook vs Belgian Academic Report claims

Facebook has recently published its versus blog post questioning a recent Belgian Academic Report where they criticised the social networks privacy policies. The question you have to ask yourself is, “Will Facebook’s answers win you over?” In the report by the independent Belgian Privacy … [Read more...]

Xbox Live down confirms status for April 13

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The Xbox Live core services are down today on April 13, 2015, as confirmed by a status update on the official page provided by Microsoft. At the time of writing, both Xbox One and 360 owners have had problems with signing into Xbox Live for around 1.5 hours and there's no time for services to … [Read more...]

Google buying Twitter debate raises stock price

Google buying Twitter debate raises stock price

Rumors are spreading very fast indeed of Twitter being approached by Google in a buyout bid, reports suggest a $1.5bn was added to the worth of social micro-blogging site Twitter. The Guardian reports two possible takeover bids, where one of the was Google. So much so that Twitter hired Goldman … [Read more...]

Apple Watch Sport delivery in June shocks

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The Apple Watch Sport delivery in June shocks customers and has left them in a dilemma of buying or not to buy. The first annoyance was when Apple announced to everyone the Watch will be up for pre-order at 12:01 am (8:01 UK), but the Apple Store was still down until 12:08 (8:08am UK). I was … [Read more...]

Apple Watch takes Store down April 10

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The Apple Watch has taken the online ‘Store’ down today on April 10, it is always the case of sitting pretty and waiting the for a new product to appear and today is the turn of the new Apple Watch pre-order. When the Apple Store is down it is always a good indication something new is about to … [Read more...]

Wayin announces integration with Facebook APIs

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Wayin announced yesterday that it now integrates with Facebook’s Media Solutions APIs to give brand marketers and media outlets access to public Facebook and Instagram posts within its social media search and analytics platform. When brands are increasingly acting like publishers, it’s crucial … [Read more...]