How Obama & Romney Stack Up in Social Media

Kirstie Jones Industry News, Social Media

Yesterday millions of Americans decided that Obama deserves another 4 years in the White House. A big chunk of these voters will, at some point, have expressed their preferred candidate on social media. For the last week Facebook and Twitter have been awash with US election stuff, and that’s just in the …

Fightback a Facebook Attack!

Kirstie Jones Social Media, Stuff

Social media platforms are now becoming the quickest and most powerful way to air negative views and witty remarks. It’s also the easiest way for your companies brand to fall off the radar overnight and be tarnished. One comment can go viral and before you know it the comment has …

5 Exclusive Facebook Marketing Resources

Kirstie Jones Social Media

According to the State of Inbound Report “42% of marketers say Facebook is critical or important to their business”. This has seen a 75% increase since a few years ago. However for those companies who are still left in the dark with social media, Facebook has some hidden resources to …

Winning an Election One FB Like at a Time

Kirstie Jones Industry News, Social Media

Barack Obama has taken to Facebook in an effort to step up his campaign for re-election. His team obviously decided that the social networking site is a good place to recruit followers and ultimately win votes. They aren’t wrong. Through the paid ‘sponsored stories’ feature he was able to gain over one million likes …

Facebook Gets A Thumbs Down For “Like Fraud”

Kirstie Jones Social Media

Facebook Likes have previously been presented as valuable currency to advertisers within online marketing. Historically a “like” was seen as an indication of someone’s engagement with a brand or company. Advertisers had been led to believe that when running sponsored ads, these would increase their popularity as users share pages. …

1 Billion People Use Facebook

Kirstie Jones Industry News, Social Media, Stuff

Facebook reached the 1 billion user mark this week, a truly incredible achievement. The milestone was market by the release of their very first ad. I’m not too sure what I think of ‘The Things That Connect Us”, too much chat about chairs. The slogan ‘chairs are like Facebook’ doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. So,in reaching …

Facebook is Heading for Search

Kirstie Jones Industry News, Social Media

It’s no secret that Facebook want to incorporate search into their social network. It’s not a case of if, but when. Earlier this week they announced that they were adding your search history the the activity log. This means that you can now look at your Facebook search history. Before you panic …