7 times social media campaigns went sour

5926ff9a1600002200ddccf8 The old media mantra used to be never work with children or animals. These days you can add to that ‘or the public as a whole, online, unless you really know exactly what you’re doing’. For brands, sometimes playing the social media game is far from safe, and winning is never easy. It’s impossible to tell when a campaign might...

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Even social media experts are a bit surprised at Facebook Marketplace

marketplace With the vast majority of the English-speaking world busy trying to work out whether this is the most shocking, abusive, and astounding U.S. presidential campaign ever (answer= probably), it might surprise some to learn that politics isn’t the only topic from America worth discussing at the moment. Enter Mark Zuckerberg’s eBay, Etsy, and Craig’s List rival.

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Mood-aware tech: Is the future really that depressing?

Buddy-Welcome As we speak (or write?) CES 2016 is currently taking place in Las Vegas. Well, OK, given the time difference between Manchester and the Nevada desert it’s more likely the remnants of a few after show parties will be taking place right now. Nevertheless, one of the world’s biggest exhibitions of future technology got underway this week in the land...

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