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....Posing as an Asian-based manufacturer, Evaldas Rimasauskas tricked staff into transferring money into bank accounts under his control, US officials said. The companies were not named but were described as US-based multinationals, with one operating in social media. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The list of issues and potential threats is extensive. Omnipresent is Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook, which dominates social media with 1. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....“The threat from a family-run pub is minimal and the bigger win is for the hearts and minds of your prospective customers. You end up doing your dirty washing in front of an audience and social media can be a merciless audience. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Improvements promised under the new contract:. The news has prompted a mixed reaction among commuters and social media users. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. United Airlines has been heavily criticised on social media after two girls were reportedly barred from flying for wearing leggings. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The company will be promoting the Big Experience Week through a network of schools with which it already works on a school leavers programme. It will also run a social media campaign. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. Brewers and beer-lovers denounced BrewDog on social media for threatening an independent pub with legal action over the Lone Wolf name:. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Grylls's popularity as a TV presenter has been based on his Boy's Own adventures in the world's wild places. It's in contrast to the worries about young people spending too long in front of screens, missing out on exercise and stressing over social media. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... "You know, we don't want people who are just 40-something watching the sport. We have to go into digital media and social media far more. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The company will be promoting the Big Experience Week through schools with which it already works on a leavers programme. It will also run a social media campaign. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. BrewDog threatened legal action to prevent a bar from using the term “punk” in its name, it has emerged, a day after the brewer blamed “trigger-happy” lawyers for a similar dispute that sparked a social media backlash. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... She told MPs of group members who had been left physically sick with worry or struggling to make ends meet after buying tickets through Viagogo. Some of those who made the most noise on social media received refunds. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... I rang yet again and spoke to a customer service agent, who insisted that the tickets had to be cancelled and issued again. As far as I can see on social media, plenty of customers have fallen into the same trap as myself. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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BrewDog threatened lawsuit against plan for bar with 'punk' in name image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 03:38:11 PM
. BrewDog threatened legal action to prevent a bar from using the term “punk” in its name, it has emerged, a day after the brewer blamed “trigger-happy” lawyers for a similar dispute that sparked a social media backlash. ...
BrewDog backs down over Lone Wolf pub trademark dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 12:04:26 PM
....“The threat from a family-run pub is minimal and the bigger win is for the hearts and minds of your prospective customers. You end up doing your dirty washing in front of an audience and social media can be a merciless audience. ...
South West Trains: Hong Kong firm MTR to help run rail franchise image
....Improvements promised under the new contract:. The news has prompted a mixed reaction among commuters and social media users. ...
United Airlines caught up in leggings row image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 07:32:11 PM
. United Airlines has been heavily criticised on social media after two girls were reportedly barred from flying for wearing leggings. ...
BrewDog accused of hypocrisy after forcing pub to change name image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 04:42:58 PM
....”. Brewers and beer-lovers denounced BrewDog on social media for threatening an independent pub with legal action over the Lone Wolf name:. ...
Pret a Manger to pay work experience recruits after criticism of unpaid scheme image
....The company will be promoting the Big Experience Week through schools with which it already works on a leavers programme. It will also run a social media campaign. ...
Pret a Manger looks to UK's teenagers to tackle looming staff crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:03 AM
....The company will be promoting the Big Experience Week through a network of schools with which it already works on a school leavers programme. It will also run a social media campaign. ...
Viagogo's shady reputation grows as it shuns critics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 06:02:46 PM
.... She told MPs of group members who had been left physically sick with worry or struggling to make ends meet after buying tickets through Viagogo. Some of those who made the most noise on social media received refunds. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:07:35 AM
.... "You know, we don't want people who are just 40-something watching the sport. We have to go into digital media and social media far more. ...
Opodo charges for its own mistakes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:00:05 AM
.... I rang yet again and spoke to a customer service agent, who insisted that the tickets had to be cancelled and issued again. As far as I can see on social media, plenty of customers have fallen into the same trap as myself. ...
Everton urged to end StubHub ticket partnership by supporters trust image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:57:44 PM
.... In an open letter to the club the EST cites an example of a £45 ticket for the forthcoming game against Burnley at Goodison Park being advertised for £125. It reads: “This relationship has led to a situation where on one hand the club boasts of its progressive ticket pricing policy and on the other uses its website and social media presence to encourage fans to use a website in which tickets are advertised at many times more than the face value. ...
Two major US technology firms 'tricked out of $100m' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 01:39:49 PM
....Posing as an Asian-based manufacturer, Evaldas Rimasauskas tricked staff into transferring money into bank accounts under his control, US officials said. The companies were not named but were described as US-based multinationals, with one operating in social media. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:01:37 AM
....Grylls's popularity as a TV presenter has been based on his Boy's Own adventures in the world's wild places. It's in contrast to the worries about young people spending too long in front of screens, missing out on exercise and stressing over social media. ...
The woman taking on ticket website Viagogo image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 05:40:43 PM
....". She has posted photos on social media of people who have had similar experiences of being charged more than they expected when buying tickets to see stars like Craig David, Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga and Adele. ...
Waitrose coffee change gives grounds for complaint image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 11:13:26 AM
....The supermarket said it was just a "refinement" of the existing policy. But it has provoked mock outrage on social media from some of the chain's loyal shoppers. ...
The five best ISA funds that have thrashed the market image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 10:22:00 AM
.... . Manager James Anderson invests almost half the fund in US firms, including online retailer Amazon, electric carmaker Tesla Motors and social media giant Facebook, with hefty exposure to the eurozone and China. ...
Gucci, Versace, D&G ... now top brands target fashion for kids image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 12:05:01 AM
....Last month Kim Kardashian and Kanye West offered a preview of their new kids’ range, modelled by three-year-old daughter North. In true 21st-century fashion, the collection was launched on social media, with the stars’ Snapchat followers given the first glimpse of a yellow shearling jacket and co-ordinating sequined dress. ...
Abta website: Holidaymakers hit by cyber attack image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:39:43 AM
....It advised customers and ABTA members registered on the site to change their passwords as a "precautionary measure". Abta said those who had uploaded contact details or documentation on the website should actively monitor their bank accounts, social media and email accounts, and "remain vigilant". ...
Identity fraud reached record levels in 2016 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 01:00:52 AM
.... . Fraudsters get hold of the necessary personal material by stealing mail, computer hacking, obtaining data on the dark web, and exploiting personal information on social media. ...
Germany warns social media firms over illegal content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 02:20:15 PM
...."This isn't sufficient yet," said Mr Maas. Racism and hate speech are believed to have become more prevalent on German social media following the arrival of large number of refugees in Germany. ...
Ebook sales continue to fall as younger generations drive appetite for print image
....” While Nielsen found that 50% of all fiction sales were in ebook format, only 4% of children’s fiction was digital. Steve Bohme, research director at Nielsen Book Research UK, who presented the data on Monday ahead of this year’s London book fair, said young people were using books as a break from their devices or social media. ...
CEO Secrets: 'Spend more on staff than clients' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:11:09 AM
. Jamie Bolding is founder of Jungle Creations, the social media company behind strands including Viral Thread and Twisted Food. ...
The Guardian view on the Ofcom deal: too little, too slowly | Editorial image
.... It is hard and getting harder to participate in society without them. This is something that goes much deeper than the obvious compulsion to remain in close touch with a telephone or on social media. ...
What are the UK's highest paid apprenticeships of 2017? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 09:42:43 AM
....Requirements: five GCSEs, including maths and English, at grade C or above, and three A-levels at grade C. A variety of marketing and social media companies offer apprenticeship schemes aimed at school leavers. ...
Uber stops using Greyball 'secret program' to dodge regulators image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 05:21:32 AM
....Uber has been hit by a series of controversies recently. A video of its chief Travis Kalanick swearing at a driver appeared on social media, and there had also been allegations the company had routinely ignored cases of sexual harassment. ...
Nike launches hijab for female Muslim athletes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 01:06:41 AM
....“Can’t believe this is finally here!!” she wrote. The launch was also welcomed on social media. ...
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Global reports of Microsoft faults image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 04:27:02 PM
....The firm said it was looking into them. Outlook users, including those with Hotmail addresses, are reporting issues on social media and sites including Down Detector - with some saying their services are now returning. ...
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Jawbone denies 'abandoning' customers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 08:51:53 AM
. Owners of Jawbone fitness trackers are complaining on social media that the firm's customer support has vanished. ...
Snap slides as Wall Street ends lower image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 11:51:47 PM
....77. It remains unclear whether Snap can expand beyond its core base of young users, or how it will fare in many international markets in a competitive social media environment. ...
BT denies squeezing customers after paying £1.2bn for Champions League image
....”. BT has promised wider viewing access to the Champions League, with clips and highlights to be made available free on social media, as well as both finals. ...
Champions League: BT extends TV rights until 2021 in deal worth £1.2bn image
....BT Sport, owned by Britain's biggest broadband and mobile operator BT, is a paid subscription service. But it said it would make clips, weekly highlights, and both finals available to watch for free on social media. ...
Red hot image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 12:04:06 AM
...." . First available to buy in 2010, the Instant Pot has become a veritable craze, a success built through social media word-of-mouth instead of traditional TV or print advertising. ...
Bad news for online advertisers – you’ve been ’ad | John Naughton image
....And so the advertisers’ money, diverted from print and TV, cascaded into the coffers of Google and co. In 2012, Procter & Gamble announced that it would make $1bn in savings by targeting consumers through digital and social media. ...
Uber is smart, simple and seductive. But should we still be using it? image
.... But it also has downsides. It emerged last week that Uber had been using geolocation data, credit card details and social media accounts to identify law enforcement officials in US cities running sting operations against it, and ensuring they don’t get picked up by its cars. ...
SSE glitch: 'Smart meter said I owed thousands' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 10:25:34 PM
....A woman has spoken of her surprise when her smart meter quoted thousands of pounds for a day's usage of gas and electricity, due to a system error. Jane Allen was one of many confused customers who posted the strange readings from their SSE smart meters on social media. ...
Love on the line? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 12:03:50 AM
...."We wanted to create one where people felt confident about who they're talking to. The more social media accounts you link to it, the more your trust score goes up," says Mr Verity. ...
Snap IPO: a 21st-century firm with a 19th-century structure image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:36:11 PM
.... Snap was offering only shares with zero voting rights, which sets an appalling governance example. Technology and social media pioneers already had a shocking record of ignoring the principle that equal economic risk should imply equal voting power. ...
The Guardian view of Snap IPO: a shareholding monarchy | Editorial image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:35:19 PM
.... Snap’s initial public offering marks a turning point in US capitalism: it is the first time that the only shares on offer are those with no voting rights. This form of techno-aristocratic capitalism means that the founders, 26-year-old Evan Spiegel and 28-year-old Bobby Murphy, will alone make the big decisions about Snap and maintain control over the social media phenomenon even if their employment is terminated. ...
Snapchat goes public at $29bn and makes co-founders tech billionaires image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 04:27:48 PM
....The move gave a measure of comfort to investors who are expecting Snapchat’s sale to push a new generation of successful tech firms, including Uber and Airbnb, to list publicly. Snap’s initial public offering (IPO) potentially creates a serious rival for Facebook, which has come to dominate social media and online advertising and has shown clear signs that it regards Snapchat as a potential threat. ...
'It's getting tougher' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 12:17:26 AM
.... . She told the BBC that she does at times feel guilty that she might be taking a job from an Australian, although it's not only a degree in marketing, but her language and Chinese social media skills that have made her an important part of the team. ...
'Don't change!' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 12:03:07 AM
...."They need a new niche that will attract people back," she said. It's worth remembering a young audience, while often highly engaged with social media, can also be somewhat fickle. ...
Dear Travis... image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:02:53 PM
....He did that. But only once the altercation had turned into a car-crash on social media. ...
Australia Post CEO says he feels sorry for Pauline Hanson over pay controversy image
....The Greens treasury spokesman, Peter Whish-Wilson, confessed to feeling “fascinated” why Fahour had been “thrown under the bus” when other chief executives of government businesses seemed to face no public pressure, even though they were paid substantial salaries. Asked whether Hanson had played any role in Fahour’s departure, given she campaigned strenuously against his remuneration once it was made public on social media channels, Fifield replied: “We march to the beat of our own drum. ...
Rate debate image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 08:58:04 AM
.... . The decision triggered anger from unions, who claimed it would cost some workers up to A$6,000 (£3,700; $4,600) a year, and passionate criticism on social media. ...
What’s the point of building a million new homes if they’re not fit to live in? | John Harris image
....This is just one part of a bigger story of complaints about Britain’s construction giants – and what happens when the rush to build leads to corners being cut and houses left either unfinished or deeply defective. On social media there are hundreds-strong groups telling their personal stories: “The toilet leaked into the living room and when my plumber came to fix it he found the toilet had not been installed correctly”; “having my kitchen ripped out for the second time”; “no insulation in roof”; “mould growing all over the house … too dangerous too live in as I have asthma”. ...
Doing the legwork image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 12:55:41 AM
....Once considered a rather solitary pursuit, running has in recent years become an increasingly sociable affair. Aided by social media allowing people to connect far more easily, an ever-growing number of running clubs and events are springing up around the world. ...
Hotpoint tells tumble dryer owners: unplug faulty machines due to fire risk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:55:45 PM
.... In December the trading standards office was threatened with a judicial review by consumer group Which? for its handling of the “fiasco” of the faulty machines. Whirlpool has also been advised to publicise the changed advice to consumers through advertisements in national newspapers, through social media and in stores. ...
Supermarket sourcing image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:18:01 AM
.... . A recent vegetable shortage, driven by bad weather in southern Europe, highlighted this dependence, and led to a flurry of pictures on social media of empty supermarket shelves. ...
We all have the ‘right to disconnect’ – but only some of us can afford it | Evgeny Morozov image
.... That we are producing data of high value is no secret to anyone – certainly not to the many insurance companies that are happy to lower our premium payments, or the many financial startups that are happy to grant us a cheaper loan, once we share that data with them. Public institutions are also using our presence on social media to judge us. ...
Viagogo accused of sitting on refunds after overcharging for tickets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 06:31:34 PM
....The Facebook group, “Victim of Viagogo”, has gathered more than 50 members, while more have applied to join. Its founder, Claire Turnham, said she was quickly offered her money back after starting the group and complaining via social media, but said others are still waiting. ...
Calling the latest Greek deal a sticking plaster does disrespect to the Elastoplast image
....When the world’s most powerful man tweets on a regular basis, you might expect commercial success to follow. Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey insisted that Donald Trump’s 140-character pearls of wisdom had “boosted the power” of the social media site. ...
Instagram beauty boys are the new face of makeup image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 12:05:29 AM
.... Now he has more than 181,000 Instagram followers, his own YouTube channel and is part of the growing “beauty boys” movement. This community of men and boys experiment with defining their brows and highlighting their cheeks, and then share their looks and makeup tips on social media. ...
Instagram generation is fuelling UK food waste mountain, study finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 12:01:36 AM
....A generation gap in attitudes towards cooking and eating is helping to fuel the UK’s food waste mountain, research reveals, driven by time-poor millennials who do not understand the value of the food on their plate. In contrast to savvy older consumers familiar with post-war rationing, the study suggests, those aged 18 to 34 are preoccupied by the visual presentation of food to photograph and share on social media while failing to plan meals, buying too much and then throwing it away. ...
Twitter loses ad revenue despite gaining 2 million users and Trump 'boost' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 12:50:28 PM
.... The company is also making progress in the amount it spends on paying staff in stock, which has fallen to 24% of revenue and is slated to fall to 20% in 2017. The company also promised to step up efforts to combat online abuse on the social media platform. ...
Snapchat rising: is Facebook-sized success the future for this youthful app? image
.... This allows individuals, brands and media companies to tell their stories to larger audiences, and it’s the key area for selling advertising. The Stories section has allowed for social media stars to emerge on the platform, such as 27-year-old Cyrene Quiamco (username CyreneQ), who has more than 100,000 followers. ...
Waterstones makes first year of profit since 2008 financial crash image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 04:59:43 PM
....Children’s books such as the David Walliams titles and Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid series, as well as teen fiction by the likes of Patrick Ness and Katherine Rundell have performed well. Daunt said young people were sharing news about what to read on social media. ...
Alarm bells ring over raids on pension pots image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . “Fraudsters use a myriad methods to reach and trick their victims, including face-to-face contact, online marketing, texting, social media and email. ...
Starbucks vows to hire 10,000 refugees as US companies condemn Trump travel ban image
.... Schultz added that the Seattle-based company had also contacted employees who had been affected by the immigration ban. The move met with both support and a backlash on social media. ...
Luxury retailers hope Chinese new year tourists will leave them crowing image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 08:00:49 AM
....”. She says luxury goods shopping will still be high on their list but they will also be looking for good quality restaurants, particularly seafood, and cultural attractions from Stonehenge to anything linked to the monarchy or flagged by celebrities on social media. ...
Fighting food waste with an app… and a measuring spoon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 06:59:48 AM
....”. Perhaps it is no great surprise that enthusiastic and eco-aware families who are interested in food and savvy with social media have achieved such impressive results. ...
Is your company monitoring you? How to protect your privacy at work image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 07:00:30 AM
....Monitoring should be appropriate and outlined in a policy document, so read your organisation’s policies and if you can’t see anything about monitoring, ask. The line is often blurred between our professional and personal identities when it comes to social media. ...
Stonewall names Lloyds the UK's most inclusive employer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 12:01:22 AM
....The firm won the accolade after launching a new volunteering programme, forming official partnerships with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender charities. Lloyds also supported awareness days and social media campaigns as well as flying bisexual and transgender flags at 35 sites. ...
Thomas Cook to fly almost 1,000 Britons out of the Gambia image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 12:06:02 AM
....The FCO have advised tourists: “The potential for military intervention and civil disturbance is high and could result in Banjul International Airport being closed at short notice. “You should follow events closely, take extra care, keep in regular contact with your tour operator and airline and continue to monitor travel advice and social media updates in case tensions rise as the current political deadlock continues. ...
Hamilton West End tickets appear on resale sites despite anti-tout measures image
....50. Despite massive demand, none of the ticket websites crashed and social media was full of praise for the “stress-free” and “surprisingly painless” online booking system. ...
Swedish supermarkets replace sticky labels with laser marking image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 05:00:14 AM
.... However, citrus skin’s ability to “heal” itself meant the laser mark wasn’t as effective so the trial was suspended, but the retailer now uses it on coconuts and has plans to extend to other products. The reaction of shoppers to laser-branded produce is one of the only concerns for Hagg and Wilde, but, they say, so far feedback on Swedish social media has been positive. ...
UK Christmas retail: the winners and losers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 01:23:56 PM
....The rival German discounter’s sales rose 10% in December year on year, as it opened new stores and lured shoppers with its mix of bargain prices and luxury foods. Lidl sold 200,000 lobsters over the Christmas period thanks to a savvy social media campaign, and cut the price of mini stollen, Serrano ham and silver-topped Christmas puddings. ...
Free lunches image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 12:01:34 AM
....So in the UK new products or new promotional campaigns are invariably launched in London, in the US it is New York, while in France it is Paris, and so on. The hope is that the young and fashionable of the big city will try the item, like it, and then talk positively about it - preferably on social media in this day and age. ...
Lobster tweets lend Lidl bumper Christmas sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 05:14:30 PM
. Lidl sold 40,000 lobsters in a single day after a canny social media promotion in which the more people tweeted about the product, the more the price dropped. ...
CES 2017: Razer three-screened laptops 'stolen' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 03:22:22 AM
.... . But the bigger question for some sceptical social media users was if the entire incident was a "publicity stunt". ...
Tim Wu: ‘The internet is like the classic story of the party that went sour’ image
....The Attention Merchants chronicles the attempts that publishers and entrepreneurs have made to capture and resell human attention over nearly two centuries, from Day in 1833 to BuzzFeed, Instagram, Google and Facebook today, with a major detour into state propaganda (Britain during the first world war, Goebbels during the second) along the way. In large measure, this is a story of communication technologies, starting with print, moving on to broadcast media (radio, television) and winding up with the internet and the technologies it has spawned (email, blogging, search engines, social media). ...
Apple is not the only tech company kowtowing to China’s censors | Melissa Chan image
. News of Apple pulling the New York Times app from its store in China has been met with the expected outrage on social media. ...
Career tips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 12:04:06 AM
.... . We're more likely to share food pictures on our social media channels than our work successes or announcements of a new job. ...
Snapchat accused of lying about user numbers to inflate value of IPO image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 09:01:08 PM
....A former Snapchat employee has accused the tech company of lying about its user numbers to deceive investors ahead of a possible $25bn initial public offering and has filed a lawsuit alleging wrongful termination over his refusal to cooperate. Anthony Pompliano filed a lawsuit against the social media company on Wednesday in Los Angeles. ...
'Stay curious' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 12:03:03 AM
....Think of interesting and amazing ways to get people involved and get your message out there. Create a community and harness the power of social media. ...
Trump's tweets keep US manufacturers on their toes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 01:54:38 PM
.... It came one month after a Trump-brokered agreement with United Technologies to prevent 1,100 manufacturing jobs in Indiana from being moved out of the US. After his election win, Trump credited Twitter and other social media platforms with helping him beat Hillary Clinton despite her much higher advertising spending. ...
Losing sleep as Argos fails to deliver new mattress image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 07:00:47 AM
.... However, the new mattress did not show up. We were never contacted about this; instead we had to chase the firm by phone and social media. ...
Creative industries are key to UK economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 1st of January 2017 12:05:41 AM
.... What other form of activity has regularly delivered so much on so little?. What other form of activity also defines the UK so clearly? In China, in late 2013, David Cameron was intrigued when asked in a social media chat why he couldn’t get the makers of Sherlock to hurry up with more episodes. ...

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