Over the past few months, I’ve noticed that I’m using my mobile phone (HTC Hero, if you care) more for surfing the internet than I do for making calls and sending texts. This is either representative of a shift in the way people use the internet, or just conclusive proof that I don’t have many...
Well, New Year’s finally here, and with but a few hours left of this decade, I’d like to take this opportunity to announce my New Year’s Resolutions. Please feel free to disregard them, as they’ll inevitably be abandoned by the time my hangover clears some time next year.
Lock your doors and windows before Google's Thought Police arrest your children. Be quiet though - don't forget to mute the notification sounds on your Twitter App.
The most tragic thing about the Sea Kittens campaign is that Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall showed campaigners how to make people think about where their food comes from with his anti-battery chicken crusade. Wouldn't farmed salmon swimming in their own shit have made a more effective image than this?
Download Tweetdeck. Use Tweetdeck's RT function. Only use Twitter.com for follower/list/account maintenance because frankly, it's not a good site.
The above may seem like a sweeping statement, but the more social media comes into the mainstream, the more the original reasons we signed up become lost.
With a veritable hate-storm brewing, it's not going to be long before other daily papers pick up on Jan Moir's ranting and the Twitter backlash. When this goes mainstream, could the threat of bad publicity put off advertisers?
As FirstFound’s blogging, social media and copywriting specialist, I’ve been asked to put together a quick “Dummies Guide to Twitter” for use in the SEO department. Now I normally like to keep my own blogging projects separate from FirstFound projects (hence this being the first time I’ve mentioned my employers), but I would appreciate any...
WHOSE RESPONSIBLE THIS is the Meme sweeping the Net by storm. See how it can help you promote your content.
The answer to this social media problem couldn't be any simpler.
I've been examining Yahoo's Meme - yet another jumper on Twitter's runaway bandwagon. I've not had time to form a full opinion yet, but I'll share some of my initial impressions.
Twitter is no longer new and exciting. Over the past few months it's developed into a valuable marketing recourse that can generate huge amounts of traffic and whip up real interest from otherwise untapped sources.