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Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Pinterest Introduces New Layout for Articles

Keen Pinterest users often use pins to bookmark articles they want to read at a later date or simply share informative pieces with other users. This has prompted Pinterest to roll out a new system for pinned articles, meaning that the title, author and description appear to the right of the pin.

Monday, 23 September 2013

@Ryanair - The Most Challenging Case of Brand Management

Most people would argue that Ryanair have passed the point of no return, with the brand becoming just as synonymous with poor customer service as they are cheap flights. However the news that just 54% of passengers are happy with their service appears to have prompted them to take action, with the creation of the @Ryanair Twitter account.

Friday, 20 September 2013

David Thorne is My Hero

I like needlessly difficult people. As a man who has been described as "utterly charmless", "a first class s**t muncher" (or words to that effect) and once "the devil" (in my younger years), I respect people with the ability to utterly ignore their sense of decorum and propriety in favour of their own self-amusement.

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Virtual Plane to Race Actual Plane in BA Social Push

British Airways will use Tweets to power a virtual plane in a race against an actual British Airways flight, naming this duel "The DREAMLINER Vs. The TWEETLINER".

Monday, 16 September 2013

"Right Behind Gay Footballers" Social Media Campaign

Homophobia is still a huge problem in football, meaning that there are currently no openly gay footballers in English professional football. However a socially driven campaign from Stonewall is aiming to alter this, with the backing of bookmaker Paddy Power.

Friday, 13 September 2013

Gizoogle, biatch!

As my specific blogging period is Friday afternoon I think it's apt that this post topic be on one of the internet's greatest work-distractions: Gizoogle.net

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Last Night's iPhone Launch: Redefining the Word Affordable.

£469! That's how much you have to spend to get your hands on Apple's latest 'budget' offering, making those of us who didn't even spend that much on our first (or second) car feel absolutely third world.

Apple have built their business up on the back of a string of industry defining moments, reinterpreting the meaning of  MP3 player, tablet, all in one computer and digital media distribution in the mind of consumers forever. If last night was Apple's attempt to 're-imagine' or 'redefine' the budget phone market, or even the very meaning of 'budget', then perhaps the Cupertino giant should give it another shot... but please not soon.

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Trending Topic Box on Facebook

After including the hastags, Facebook announced a new feature that has already been tested on a small scale of US users...

A Spark of Brilliance - Neil Hilborn - "OCD"

This video gets me every single time I watch it... and yet I can't stop watching

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

iPad games become mandatory coursework.

At Olds College in Olds, Canada, playing video games has become far more than a distraction from work and has actually become a required piece of work itself! The game in question is called Lemonade Stand and has been introduced to the curriculum as part of a mandatory class on entrepreneurship. It is hoped that the management of a virtual lemonade stand will help students to realise what kind of work goes into the running of all kinds of businesses.
Olds College's iPad game Lemonade Stand is a central part of a course that covers topics ranging from business planning to marketing to financial topics such as cash flow.

Monday, 2 September 2013

Is This Apple's Budget iPhone?

Rumours have been circulating for what seems like forever, yet recent images and videos emanating from China appear to show the Apple iPhone 5C in all it's glory.