Facebook colour comments – a social media blunder?

In an effort to make Facebook more colourful, the social media giant’s recent update is sure to turn a few users off. Over the past few days, Facebook has introduced colour comments in what The Independent reported, “an extremely garish new look”. Evert Groot, a Facebook user first spotted the change and shared his thoughts on Twitter: “Colour comments really...

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PR measurement A-Z

image (1) This blog post was written especially for Measurement Month by our independent evaluation consultant Stephanie Bridgeman, who, along with her team,  works alongside us to collect, categorise, curate and make sense of PR data.  

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Graduates are more employable with work experience

Single college graduate in gown holding hire me sign Like thousands of other graduates across the UK, a few months ago I found myself sweaty-palmed, panicking, and asking the question “what now?”. The fear of not having that safety blanket student loan to live on pushed me into a part-time job where I knew my destiny didn’t lie. I became incredibly thankful for the work experience I had carried...

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August 2017 in the Smoking Gun study

SGPR - collage.001 With the last few weeks being all about media silly season- that precious time of year when Parliament is out and half the country is on holiday- you’d think we’d have very little to talk about. Nothing could be further from the truth, though- hence new client wins, new staff arrivals, one textbook example of newsjacking, and plenty more besides. First...

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The UK’s first silent night

This photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Re-use of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder. Photo credit should read: Adrian Brooks/Imagewise It was the week that… Londoners enjoyed their first silent night! There aren’t many things that can silence a capital city quite like the announcement of Big Ben retiring for the next 4 years, but that’s exactly what happened this week. For the first time in 157 years, Big Ben chimed it’s bells for the very last time on Monday...

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