On a quiet, unassuming Wednesday morning in December, a PR disaster of monumental scale hit a local Cambridgeshire newspaper. A printing error on an edition of their paper threatened to undermine their credibility, and invite scores of complaints from angry residents. Or at least, that’s what their apology would have you believe. After the..
Over the last few years, one of the greatest challenges facing social media managers has been working out how to condense their brand’s marketing messages to meet the character limitations imposed by sites such as Twitter. I myself am all too familiar with the intense frustration of writing “that perfect tweet”, only to see the..
Last week Mark Zuckerberg and his team held a press conference to announce and show off a significantly redesigned News Feed – the central component to the Facebook homepage. If you haven’t yet had the chance to watch the Facebook Press Conference from you can watch it here [sorry – this is no longer here!]…
As an obedient fan of American Football, on Sunday, February 3rd I sat down and watched this year’s Super Bowl through to the bitter end, despite the final whistle not being blown until around 3:45am UK time. The match had everything you could want from a Super Bowl game (apart from your own team being..
Since its launch in late October 2012 Microsoft’s revolutionary new operating system, Windows 8, has gradually been taking up a larger and larger share of the market. Whilst growth hasn’t been as large as had been anticipated, Net Applications currently reports that Windows 8 now accounts for 1.72% of the Desktop OS market share. One..
As January 1st draws ever closer, we have reached that point where we sit back by the open fire, sipping on a brandy, reflecting on what we have achieved over the past 12 months. Of course, if you’re anything like me then you might struggle to remember what you got up to earlier in the..
Back in December 2011, video sharing giant Youtube underwent the biggest website redesign in its history as it introduced the concept of ‘Channels’, making it easier for users to subscribe to and watch content that interests them. Alongside this, the redesign was also used as an opportunity to align the site more closely to the..
Back in September, you may have heard that the once-undisputed king of social media, Myspace, was preparing to come back bigger and better than ever. You may have even seen this preview video, of what can only be described as a very sleek and stylish social media site. When this video was first released, there..