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“Today we are using the equivalent resources of one and a half planets, yet we live on only one. All the indicators of earthly health are in deteriorating: plentiful freshwater, clean air, arable land, robust fisheries and biodiversity. How do we reverse this decline (and accompanying climate change) before…

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Last week Google+ rolled out Google+ Communities, which work very similar to the already familiar LinkedIn or Facebook Groups, but obviously on Google+… Google+ Communities are places where people can congregate around a particular topic or subject. Say you want to set up a private group with your customers, or want…

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Yesterday Felix Baumgartner performed a skydive from the edge of space in a record breaking stunt. The Red Bul Stratos event was streamed live on Youtube and reached eight million concurrent views, making it the highest-ever concurrent viewing figure on the video network. The jump was the highest altitude…

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What do you do when your site hits 1 billion users? You start marketing it. Well that’s how Facebook are doing it anyway… The social network has hired creative agency (and Harkable friends) Wieden + Kennedy to create this 90 second film below. The film includes analogies for what…

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In the wake of the latest security breach disaster to spread through our news feeds, hacking is once again on the forefront of everyone’s thoughts. LinkedIn, the business-oriented social networking titan, hit a colossal iceberg when six million user passwords were published on a Russian hacker’s website. Though encrypted,…

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Facebook IPO this, Facebook IPO that, share prices here, rates there, and so on and so forth until we’re all bored and breathless from all the chatter about the Facebook story du jour. What’s interesting though, is that while all this is generating a LOT of buzz and attention…

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Last week it was announced that following the sunsetting of Oink by Milk, their founder and former Digg CEO Kevin Rose would be joining Google. Cue speculation for what the social media veteran will bring to help Google’s efforts to take social market share away from Facebook. So here…

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Users are starting to see a new tab – ‘Activity‘ – which details what the people you follow on Twitter have been up to. This includes favorites, follows, retweets and list adds as far as we can see. Following on from their recent new timeline features, this is a…

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