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Facebook At Work To Launch In January If you’ve ever been caught out with colleagues getting a little too personal with your profile then Facebook‘s new social network might be for you. Set to launch in January, Facebook have announced Facebook at Work, a network set to rival LinkedIn that will…

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Facebook Says Thanks With Christmas (and thanksgiving if you’re across the pond) just around the corner Facebook have announced a new tool to let users pull together personalised video cards to share with their friends. Say Thanks uses a combination of pre-built themes and user posts and photos that can…

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YouTube Consider Paid, Ad-Free Subscriptions YouTube are considering giving viewers the option to watch ad-free videos for a monthly subscription fee marking a big change from the advertising-only approach. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says “YouTube right now is ad-supported, which is great because it has enabled us to scale to a…

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Say Hello to #Ello   While still in Beta, all eyes were on new social network Ello last week – Ello doesn’t sell ads or data about you to third parties – not that it’s stopped brands trying to get in on the action, Sonos were actually the first brand on Ello….

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Twitter Analytics Available For All Users Twitter has made it’s analytics dashboard available for all users – previously only available to advertisers all users will now be able to see just how engaging their tweets are. While Twitter doesn’t rely on an algorithm no doubt users will be interested…

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Barbie Joins Instagram Earlier in the year Barbie put her business head on and set up her own Linkedin account– and now she’s got filters and selfies in her sight with a new Instagram account for fans to follow her every adventure. The official feed has been set up…

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From the role of paid media to key engagement metrics, the social media landscape has already seen huge transformation in 2014 with more platforms and brands jostling for attention than ever before. Mobile continues to play a key role with 71% of all social users accessing their chosen platform from…

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Marketers know that social media is an important tool for any brand – Facebook and Twitter create direct dialogue between consumers and their favourite brands while images on Pinterest have been proven to drive sales as a direct result.   But more is expected and retailers now have to…

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Twitter Reports A Loss Twitter has reported a loss of over $140m (£86m) during the second-quarter period from March to June – more than triple than that seen last year. Twitter aren’t worried though, monthly users are up 24% to 271 million with the World Cup responsible for a…

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Facebook Gives Teens Free WiFi Whether a bid to actually do good or just another ploy to make sure their key demographic keeps using the site, Facebook have provided 6000 teens in North Carolina free WiFi for their laptops (which were also provided by Facebook). A year ago the…

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