Google Hangouts New Look

Google have transformed the Hangouts app for iOS with a complete overhaul to their service, putting them in the firing line of WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. The new iOS app that only allowed users to send a photo now offers very familiar features to it’s rivals, including tabs along the bottom of the screen with ….Read more »

Facebook Ends Its Email Address Service

This week Facebook finally put an end to their dreadful email project, but the question is did you even notice? Facebook engineer Joel Seligstein said: Now people can share with friends over email, whether they’re on Facebook or not. To be clear, Messages is not email. There are no subject lines, no cc, no ….Read more »

Infographic: How Top Brands Use Twitter

Ever wondered how the top brands use Twitter? Simply Measured have released a study analysing how the worlds top brands are leveraging Twitter in their marketing strategy. Check out what they found in the infographic below and get your notepad ready…

Falcon Social

I spoke to Falcon Social today about their real time SaaS (software as a service) platform they’re providing marketing departments to help create, launch and measure social media campaigns across multiple social media types and display ad networks. According to the friendly operations specialist at Falcon I spoke to, the service enables marketing teams from ….Read more »

Video Of The Week

The video of the week comes courtesy of our Tory-led government who have released their Facebook look back video on YouTube. The video highlights the key moments since 2010, and you’ll be happy to know it paints an impartial look at the 4 years since the coalition government took over at 10 Downing Street.

LinkedIn Social Media Case Study

A new report from LinkedIn found that the majority of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are turning to social media for growth. In fact according to a LinkedIn case study released this week it states that 81% of SMBs are using social media, and of those that use social, 94% do so for marketing purpose. ….Read more »

Introducing Paper: Facebook’s News Reader App

After Facebook celebrated 10 years at the top of the social network ladder, it was only right if our video of the week was a new app innovation from the social network giant. The video showcases the new ‘Paper’ mobile app that offers an intuitive news reader experience pulling in 19 categories including tech, sports ….Read more »

Infographic: Facebook’s 10th Birthday

Whether you like it or not we all joined Facebook this week to celebrate the social giant notching up a decade… who shared their Lookback video? The Drum looked back on Facebooks journey so far with an infographic showing just how the social network changed the media landscape for marketers and most importantly it’s users. ….Read more »