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Monday, 30 December 2013

How Much Do The Top Tech Companies Make Per Second?

We recognise that they are among the biggest companies on the planet, but it is genuinely shocking how much technology giants such as Amazon and Apple make per second. As you can see below Amazon make a staggering $1966 per second, which equates to £117,960 per hour!

Friday, 20 December 2013

A Post That Doesn't Mention the C-Word

Right, it's nearing the end of December and everyone's really excited about a particular holiday. I'm not. It's not just that I'm a curmudgeon (which I am), but it's really a lot of effort, particularly when there are no small children in my family who actually get excited about it. Anyway, this post is not going to be related to that Christian festival. 

Monday, 9 December 2013

Stephen King Gains 30,000 Twitter Followers in Just 3 minutes

Despite gaining 10,000 followers per minute immediately after joining Twitter, Stephen Kings first few tweets on the site have been underwhelming so far! The acclaimed author suffered from 'Tweeter's block' during his first days on the site, but I'm sure more interesting tweets are set to come and he has already begun interacting with fans on the social media site.

Friday, 6 December 2013

Tom Daley's an Inspiration, Nelson Mandela was a Great Man and Other Social Media Bandwagons

Although my blog posts are normally packed to the gills with whimsy, nonsense and the kind of halfhearted efforts that come with Friday afternoon fatigue, today I'm taking a different tack: a good old fashioned rant. 

Monday, 2 December 2013

Social Media Fails to Drive Black Friday Sales


On Friday we discussed the UK invasion of the Black Friday Sale and highlighted Amazon's use of Twitter to drive their sales. Constantly updating their Twitter feed with their latest offers and informing their vast following of deals was bound to work right?