Foursquare: Big New Redesign Next Week

Foursquare new

If you’re following Foursquare on Twitter, you’ve probably noticed that the check-in champions have been teasing the release of the “all new Foursquare” app for the last few days,dropping hints that it was coming soon to app stores near you. Continue reading

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Are Twitter and Facebook changing the way we complain?

Is social media the new battleground on which individuals air their grievances about big companies? Continue reading

Social revolution

Viewpoint by Marc Benioff Chief executive, Salesforce.com

The world is changing at a speed we could never have imagined before.

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Owning a Different Type of Conversation

Many organisations still think in the product is king/solution-selling way; a belief that should not be the focus for a marketer. It’s an unfortunate fact though that no-matter what organisation you look at, customer-centric over product centric thinking is rarely present; even in the social realm many organisations are still focused on themselves.

 “No-one’s interested in your marketing. As soon as you realise that, you understand how hard you have to work to get their attention – especially when they’re in a social situation, such as Facebook, Pinterest and Draw Something. You must engage, be relevant – say something interesting”, according to Creative Director and ADMA Copywriting Education Tutor, Jon MaximContinue reading

Facebook launched its own App Store

Facebook has launched its own app store to promote mobile programs that operate using the social network. Continue reading

LinkedIn buys presentation-sharing site SlideShare

Business-networking giant also announces that its first-quarter profits more than doubled over the first quarter of 2011. Continue reading

Does the internet rewire your brain?

 

 

 

 

 

Being online does change your brain, but so does making a cup of tea. A better question to ask is what parts of the brain are regular internet users using.

This modern age has brought with it a new set of worries. As well as watching our weight and worrying about our souls, we now have to worry about our brain fitness too – if you believe the headlines. Is instant messaging eroding the attention centres of our brains?
Are Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools preventing you from forming normal human bonds? And don’t forget email – apparently it releases the same addictive neurochemicals as crack cocaine! Continue reading