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Apple Reveals iPhone 6 All eyes were on Apple on Tuesday as they unveiled  the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus (its first phablet) and the Apple Watch. Reviews (and parodies) were mixed – CEO Tim Cook also revealed a new mobile-payments platform, Apple Pay, which will be compatible only with the new iPhones and, when it…

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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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Vine Introduces All New Features The new Vine Camera from Vine on Vimeo. To the relief of creatives and budding Vine stars alike the app announced a new function allowing users to edit and upload existing videos from their phones. This function is set to drive sign ups with…

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Introducing Promoted Videos On Twitter Twitter has announced the beta launch of promoted video for advertisers – another extension of the Twitter Amplify program only this time advertisers also have the option of using promoted accounts and promoted tweets. Video has seen real growth as a storytelling medium with marketers more willing than ever…

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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 Mentions For Public Figures Nearly 800 million Facebook users are connected to a public figure on the network and more than 1 billion interactions are created as a result. In order to make it even easier for figures and fans to connect, Facebook Mentions have been launched. Figures…

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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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Barbie Joins LinkedIn In the last 150 years Barbie has had 55 different jobs with the latest, according to her new LinkedIn profile, being Dreams Incubator. Since the profile went live two weeks ago, Barbie has been posting about different female entrepreneurs, giving career advice and sharing her thoughts…

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Facebook’s Best Year For Engagement For a while now it seems we’ve all been worred by the algorithm changes decreasing our organic reach but research by Social Bakers has seen that brands have never had it so good. It may have become harder to make you voice heard but…

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