Google My Facebook

Kirstie Jones Search Engine Optimisation, Social Media

In the UK we use Google as the major search engine. In fact, Google UK and .com account for over 90% of all search traffic. In the USA Google is also the market leader. But let’s look a little closer at second place. One could argue that as Google is …

Here comes everybody…

Kirstie Jones Social Media

I have never been a big fan of Facebook, it’s not really for me. I mean come on, do I really NEED TO KNOW THE FOLLOWING:- ‘Just settling down on the sofa, with a nice cup of tea. Time for Eastenders, 🙂 lol.’ Really, is this what it’s all about? …

Who owns what, on the Internet?

Kirstie Jones General, Social Media

There is an interesting case in America at the moment, concerning Twitter followers. A company employee has left Phonedog and taken all his Twitter followers with him. It looks as though the company are now seeking damages, as they believe that he took the followers without their permission. Get things …

New Facebook Version Update

Dean Ronnie Social Media

The following is brief rundown of the changes we can expect in the next version of Facebook: Automatic App Sharing Apps wont ask repeatedly if you would like to share apps will share on your behalf. This will increase the amount of sharing and the speed at which this happens …

Dont do the crime, still get the time.

Kirstie Jones General, Social Media

This week two men have had the (face)book thrown at them following the organisation of events on the social networking site. Jordan Blackshaw and Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan saw what was going on across the country and decided that they needed a piece of the action. They set up respective events, one …

Technology; friend or foe to the state?

Kirstie Jones General, Social Media

In the past year we have been given countless examples of how everyday technology, especially social networks, has helped grow social movements and overthrow despotically lead governments. Facebook was cited endlessly by news sources as the catalyst for change in the ‘Arab Spring’ (and winter) uprisings across the Middle-East and …

Google+ update

Kirstie Jones Link Building, Social Media

In its first month Google + has managed to accumulate over 20 million users worldwide. This is impressive when one considers the fact that it’s still in its limited release trial period. This means that all 20 million users of Google + were invited to join. None of these users …

Facebook adds a new friend.

Kirstie Jones Social Media

As predicted in my previous post, Facebook have made the addition of a video chat function in order to limit the impact of Google Plus. And it’s not just any old video chat feature. They have enlisted the help of Skype, the king of video chat. No one was surprised …

Google Plus Review

Kirstie Jones Social Media

Google have recently launched a limited release social media platform called Google Plus. In theory it will rival Facebook but only when it has been more widely released and is ready for the general public. This is not Google’s first attempt at a social media platform but is arguably it’s …

Spotify Changes Afoot

Kirstie Jones Social Media

As Jack Nicholson would say “No ticky, no laundry” Sad news from the world of online music. Spotify, the free online music service, is going to limit the amount of free music that users can listen too. New plans mean that new users will get 6 months free before payments …