A few years ago, Google announced the launch of the then ‘My Maps’ (some of you may know it as ‘My Places’). The product was not as widely used as Google’s engineers had hoped – as a result, it was not highly marketed and seemed to fade away into the background as Google introduced a range of newer and more… Read more
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Looking to procrastinate just one minute longer on whatever you’re supposed to be doing? We thought so. Our Peekit June video release has exactly what you need to avoid getting important things done. Spend your one minute wisely and click that play button!
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See? We told you… Read more
You are on Google+.
This might come as a shock to you, because you didn’t sign up for it. You didn’t request an invite back when it was first released, you are sure you would have remembered. But you are definitely on Google+, and you will be on Google+ for as long as it exists. And if you are not,… Read more
Cloud computing providers offer their services according to several fundamental models such as; infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and software as a service (SaaS) where IaaS is the most basic and each higher model abstracts from the details of the lower models, there is also storage, CDN and Database.
All these services have increased during… Read more
News departments at all of the major TV networks are moving quickly to harness the power of social media to give their programming more immediacy.
They are also looking for ways to give viewers a greater voice via social media, both in reaction to breaking news stories and for on-the-air polling for softer news programming.
The New Year is likely… Read more
As of September 30, Facebook Graph Searchnow allows users to search old Facebook posts, up to and including posts from the site’s original launch in 2004. The search is not specific to any single Facebook account; search for the words “posts about Breaking Bad,” and you’ll get thousands of Facebook users’ thoughts on the series and its explosive finale.
The… Read more
According to a US study the highest percentage of people who are using social networks across the board are between the ages of 35 to 44 with a whopping 25% of the total number.
Facebook has over 1.15 billion users with the UK, despite its small population, coming in 6th place for most Facebook users, which proves that we may… Read more
The UK Government has announced plans to block all adult content on the web. Internet providers will be obliged to deploy a filter as the default option. Users will need to “opt in” and declare that they want access to those adult sites. The Government hopes that most users won’t do that due to inertia or embarrassment. Prime Minister David… Read more
National news stations have been using social media for several years.
Twitter was one of the first social media platforms to be used in spreading news. When journalists noticed how fast important information traveled, not just locally, but around the world, social networking became a standard connection for media outlets.
News outlets that adopted social media early had great results.… Read more
Effective social media marketing never really was a linear function operating within the so-called marketing funnel. And particularly where hospitality is concerned, marketers trying to “convert” in conventional ways has often proven disastrous. A recent article we caught via the a tweet (below) from @emmanuelleMTL a Montreal VP of Marketing in tourism, spelled this out. Vertical industries, especially those that supply “experiences” as… Read more