Category Archives: Social Media

Six ways to get more Facebook likes

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It’s not always easy to get more people liking your page, now that Facebook’s News Feed algorithm is constantly being tweaked. But here are six surefire ways to get ahead of the competition: 1. Look good Make sure you have a stunning looking cover image and profile picture. First impressions last and if you’re not looking good, then it reflects on your organisation’s integrity. Also, a little tip: when posting … Continue Reading

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No Way To Sleep – ‘anti-homeless studs’ image goes viral

I walk past 118 Southwark Bridge Road on my way to work. It’s a pretty typical block of private flats. About ten days ago I noticed they’d put some studs into the ground near the sheltered entrance. After a while it occurred to me that these were probably* installed to prevent homeless people sleeping rough. *yes they were. Such a vile thought was enough for me to get my phone out … Continue Reading

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Is content really king?

Content is no longer the be all and end all, it seems. Why should a broadcaster focus on producing quality content when videos of talking babies or Rebecca Black may garner millions more views and shares via YouTube? You may argue that YouTube isn’t as profitable for a broadcaster as they have little control of adverts, and even less inflow of subsequent revenue streams. But if that’s where ‘the people’ are … Continue Reading

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YouTube+ would be a safer bet than Google+

At the beginning of December 2011, YouTube launched its much anticipated re-design. It’s now a much more social experience, majoring on the concept of subscribing to channels and getting updates and notifications pumped to you more acutely. It has a much improved analytics interface too. One wonders if many corporate, media and not-for-profit websites will ditch proprietary video hosting solutions and instead use YouTube to host their content for little … Continue Reading

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From St. Stephen’s to Jerusalem – Easter(LIVE) 2011 and its amazing story

  The recently departed Steve Jobs loved to use the phrase ‘Good artists copy; great artists steal’. It’s said to be originally from Picasso, and I wonder what Picasso would have made of Easter(LIVE) 2011. I reckon he would have made an awesome Easter(LIVE) – telling the passion week narrative in the most creative ways possible, like over 150 Twitter users signed up to do this year. We had lego … Continue Reading

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