Time to Face the Facebook Facts

Posted by on 04 Apr 2014 under Social Media

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This recent video has been causing quite a stir in the digital marketing community and on the surface it seems to suggest that there is minimal return on investment for advertising on Facebook. The video focuses on “Like” buying in its legitimate form, ie advertising, and its illegitimate form, click farms. Its discussion of the effects of watering down your follower base with wasted engagement opportunities should be enough of a warning to any digital marketer who uses Facebook. Of course buying likes is never […]

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The Ultimate Social Media Size Cheat Sheet

Posted by on 25 Oct 2013 under Social Media

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Whenever I need to design something for a Social Media platform, I always find myself reaching for Google and typing in the relevant search phrase, something like, “Google+ Cover Image size” and although this always gives me the answer I need, it’s not always the quickest way to get things done. In addition, there is bound to be a fair amount of incorrect information out there. That is why this new, up-to-date, Social Media cheat sheet is something that every designer should keep handy. This […]

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One second of the internet

Posted by on 20 Sep 2013 under Online Tools, Social Media

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One second of the internet is a interesting site. This page simply presents its users with large, plain text, stating “In one second on the Internet there are…” and a arrow pointing downwards. Once you start scrolling, there are counters for everything from Twitter and Facebook to YouTube and Dropbox. These counters display the number of tweets, likes, videos watched and files uploaded since the site was loaded, there is also a counter at the top of the page displaying how many seconds the pages […]

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Facebook Personality Types

Posted by on 09 Sep 2013 under Social Media

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Everyone has their own social media style, but did you know that 9 distinct personality profiles have started to emerge on the internet over the past few years? Take a look at the types of Facebook users infographic put together by the guys at Optify below and you might be surprised at how many of your Facebook friends and followers you might recognise…

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What Happens on the Internet in 60 Seconds?

Posted by on 26 Jul 2013 under Social Media

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Have you ever wondered just what happens across the globe in 60 seconds of internet time? Well, if you have then this video below could be just what you have been searching (or is that Google searching) for. The sending and receiving of emails, Google searches, tweets, Facebook likes, Instagram uploads, Amazon purchases, video viewing, and so much more all happens on a continues basis every day. Rather impressive for a tool that was not part of everyday life just over a decade ago…

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