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....The company is pushing what it calls the “bothie” as the next evolution of the selfie, using Nokia’s Dual Sight technology to fire up both the rear and front-facing cameras at the same time, shooting video or photos of a subject and the smartphone operator simultaneously, which can be shared live directly to Facebook or YouTube. “We know that fans are creating and sharing live content more than ever before, with millions of photos and videos shared every minute on social media,” said Juho Sarvikas, HMD chief product officer. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....A fifth of respondents said they posted photographs online showing they were on holiday, inadvertently drawing attention to their empty house. In July, Kingston crown court heard how £400,000 of jewellery and designer goods were stolen from former England and Chelsea footballer John Terry’s home after he posted a photo of his ski holiday on social media. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Nestlé has been accused of copying Atari’s classic 1970s video game Breakout for a KitKat marketing campaign. In a complaint filed on Thursday in a federal court in San Francisco, Atari said Nestlé knowingly exploited the Breakout name, look and feel through social media and a video, hoping to leverage “the special place it holds among nostalgic baby boomers, Generation X, and even today’s millennial and post-millennial gamers”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Bad break? KitKat maker accused of copying Atari Breakout game in ad image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of August 2017 12:38:53 PM
....Nestlé has been accused of copying Atari’s classic 1970s video game Breakout for a KitKat marketing campaign. In a complaint filed on Thursday in a federal court in San Francisco, Atari said Nestlé knowingly exploited the Breakout name, look and feel through social media and a video, hoping to leverage “the special place it holds among nostalgic baby boomers, Generation X, and even today’s millennial and post-millennial gamers”. ...
Former burglars say barking dogs and CCTV are best deterrent image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of August 2017 05:01:14 AM
....A fifth of respondents said they posted photographs online showing they were on holiday, inadvertently drawing attention to their empty house. In July, Kingston crown court heard how £400,000 of jewellery and designer goods were stolen from former England and Chelsea footballer John Terry’s home after he posted a photo of his ski holiday on social media. ...
Nokia 8 hopes to beat Apple and Samsung with 'bothie', a new version of the selfie image
....The company is pushing what it calls the “bothie” as the next evolution of the selfie, using Nokia’s Dual Sight technology to fire up both the rear and front-facing cameras at the same time, shooting video or photos of a subject and the smartphone operator simultaneously, which can be shared live directly to Facebook or YouTube. “We know that fans are creating and sharing live content more than ever before, with millions of photos and videos shared every minute on social media,” said Juho Sarvikas, HMD chief product officer. ...
Bell Pottinger faces hearing over claims it stirred racial tension in South Africa image
....Maimane, who this week called an unsuccessful vote of no confidence in Zuma over allegations that he gave the Guptas’ companies preferential access to government contracts, has called for the PRCA to strip Bell Pottinger of its membership of the trade body. He has also called on the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) to also investigate Bell Pottinger’s work in South Africa, which has led to protests outside the firm’s offices and a social media campaign using the hashtag #bellpottingermustfall. ...
Aw, Snapchat! Its shares stood little chance in the face of Facebook image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of August 2017 06:00:06 AM
.... This has been a hard lesson for investors in Snap, owner of Snapchat. They should have known it all along, of course, since Facebook has never disguised its ambition to crush any social media upstarts that get in its way. ...
Vanishing app: Snapchat struggles as Facebook bites back image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of August 2017 05:40:23 PM
. Is Snapchat – the social media app famous for its disappearing messages – in danger of doing a vanishing act of its own? It’s a question some are asking after investors turned on the company again this week following a second set of poor results which have turned a once-hot tech company into a stock market casualty. ...
Google cancels staff meeting after Gamergate-style attack on employees image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of August 2017 02:06:31 AM
.... Breitbart was the media outlet of choice for disaffected young white men infuriated by “social justice warriors” and it became skilled at whipping them up into a fury with headlines like “birth control makes women unattractive and crazy” and “would you rather your child had feminism or cancer?”. Breitbart’s followers proved influential during the presidential race, forming an army of pro-Trump keyboard warriors organizing on Reddit and 4chan and amplifying the Republican candidate’s message on social media. ...
Snapchat takes another hit on Wall Street image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 09:38:31 PM
....Dancing hot dogs were not enough to save Snapchat from another Wall Street pounding on Thursday. Losses at Snapchat’s parent company have nearly quadrupled in the last three months, the company announced, sending the social media company’s shares to a new low in after hours trading. ...
William Hill sees online sports betting increase by 13% in a year image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 10:46:50 PM
....Among innovations, William Hill – which was founded as a postal and telephone betting service in 1934 – now allows gamblers to ask the company for odds on Twitter. Bowcock plans further big investments in marketing and social media to attract younger punters. ...
BA passengers at Gatwick and Heathrow hit by check-in delays image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 08:20:23 AM
....However, Alderslade said attempts to improve resources at border controls had “failed to happen thus far”. Pictures on social media in recent days have shown long queues of passengers in crowded terminals. ...
Why bitcoin and its digital cousins are under increasing scrutiny image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 31st of July 2017 03:54:14 PM
....The SEC is also under pressure from speculators to recognise bitcoin as a mainstream investment vehicle. The speculators lobbying for change include the Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler, who won a $65m payout after they accused Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their social media idea as the basis for Facebook. ...
Quiz float makes fashion firm's founding family some of Scotland's richest image
.... Tarak’s wife, Nusrat, who was being paid a salary of £15,000 as a product adviser, has resigned after the couple banked about £25m. Sheraz’s wife, Romana, is giving up her £15,000 a year job as a social media adviser after the couple sold shares worth more than £20m. ...
Standards body unveils plan to crack down on sexist advertisements image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 11:01:04 PM
....Sexist Gap ad stereotyping children’s futuresAn ad for US fashion chain Gap’s kids brand featured a young boy, “called the Little Scholar”, while the girl featured in the ad is labelled “the Social Butterfly”. Text that ran with the ad, which prompted accusations on social media of sexism, used the line “Your future starts here. ...
British Airways cabin crew strikers prepared for long haul image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 03:00:09 PM
....Most were born long after Margaret Thatcher closed down the pits, but the comparison was rapturously welcomed. If this 21st-century action, mainly organised via social media, has had little of the miners’ economic or political impact, it has already, under the radar, become a six-month-long standoff. ...
Asos app allows shoppers to snap up fashion image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 09:00:02 AM
.... From seeing something you like to having a parcel winging its way to your home is now possible within seconds as new technologies reboot retailers’ websites for the smartphone age. Last month Asos, which is aimed at twentysomethings, quietly began testing a feature that allows customers to upload photos snapped from the pages of magazines or from social media to search for a similar outfit. ...
Could you spot a bogus Airbnb listing among the genuine ones? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 06:00:45 AM
....”. However, following Money’s intervention, and in the face of a threatened social media campaign by the businessman, Airbnb performed an about turn: it has now agreed to send him the £4,139 he lost. ...
Can’t pay or display as parking meters don’t take new £1 coin image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 06:00:45 AM
....”. The AA is encouraging consumers to write to their MPs and complain via social media. ...
Paris's Colette – 'the trendiest store in the world' – set to close image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 01:19:11 PM
....” There is also a suggestion that the staff of Colette could now work in the Saint Laurent store. The news of the closure has been greeted with surprise and sadness on social media. ...
How Eddie the intern became the likable face of Southern Rail image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 12:31:18 PM
....How old is Eddie? He is 15. Is this normal, using an unpaid teen as your social media interface? No, this is a new thing. ...
Indie brewers fight back in bitter row over beer brands' craft credentials image
....Self-declared “punk” beer brand Brewdog, credited by many with putting rocket burners under the UK’s craft beer scene, barked the loudest, pointedly removing Camden from the menu of its network of bars. Just a few months later the Scottish brewer’s own craft credentials were called into question, first via a social media backlash against its legal pursuit of smaller companies and then by its acceptance of a sizeable private equity investment. ...
British PR firm Bell Pottinger apologizes for South Africa campaign image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of July 2017 07:42:03 PM
....Leaked emails reportedly show that the firm suggested its client, a company owned by the wealthy Gupta family, doctored its Wikipedia page to present itself in a better light. Revelations about the PR company’s efforts to design a social media campaign which stoked racial tensions in South Africa last week prompted Bell Pottinger’s chief executive to make a rare apology. ...
Hamburg counts the cost of two nights of violence, looting and destruction image
....In particular, the targeting by looters of the Budnikoswky pharmacy, a widely respected family-run chain that has offered apprenticeships to refugees, was widely condemned by local people. As tensions rose in the city, Ewald Lienen, technical director of FC St Pauli football club, many of whose supporters belong to the leftwing political spectrum, issued a statement via the club’s social media channels, appealing for peace on the streets and warning of “another Genoa”. ...
Taylor Swift swan frolic prompts huge expansion in sales of inflatables image
....It started with a white swan event in 2015: singer Taylor Swift frolicking in a giant inflatable swan with her then boyfriend DJ Calvin Harris. A picture to capture the moment, posted on Instagram for the perusal of Swift’s mere 102 million followers, was the harbinger of one of this summer’s key sales trends as Britons traded in their standard issue mattress-shaped lilos for kitsch inflatables to elicit envy on social media. ...
Baby Dove adverts criticised over breastfeeding stance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of July 2017 03:53:30 PM
....". Many have voiced their opinions on social media. ...
Courting new fans image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of July 2017 11:19:36 PM
....". Meanwhile, social media content from the tournament is being adapted into a number of different languages. ...
Virgin Trains feels heat after blaming delays on drivers taking rest days image
....”. Many on social media criticised Virgin Trains for relying on voluntary overtime, urging the rail company to employ more drivers to avoid future delays. ...
Forget Murdoch. It’s social media that’s really pulling the strings image
....”. We’re glutted with examples of fake news and election tampering on social media round the globe. ...
Blooming tasty – edible flowers are summer's hottest food trend image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 30th of June 2017 12:25:37 PM
.... “There is a demand for botanicals across the board. I think social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest have a huge influence and people want their dishes to look as pretty as possible. ...
British Weetabix seized by New Zealand customs in breakfast bowl battle with rival image
....”. On social media the detained shipment of Weetabix had drawn scorn from British expats and New Zealanders alike, some of whom said they would start boycotting Sanitarium’s products in New Zealand. ...
Citizens Advice warning over 'phantom goods' scams image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 11:06:24 PM
.... They included:. The government said that social media accounts and websites linked to scams had been closed and hundreds of arrests made. ...
Labour MPs warn ministers against ‘grubby deal with Murdochs’ over Sky image
....However, John Whittingdale, Bradley’s Conservative predecessor as culture secretary, praised her for the “scrupulous” handling of the takeover and played down concerns about the impact of media plurality, suggesting that the deal should go through. “When it comes to plurality, it is increasingly obvious – and the general election bore this out – that the printed press are of a waning influence and the real media giants today are Google and the social media giants,” he said. ...
Con man or brilliant? Clashing portraits of Martin Shkreli offered as trial begins image
....Martin Shkreli is either a con man who scammed hedge fund investors of millions or a nerdy genius who made them even richer. The conflicting portraits were offered Wednesday at opening statements of Shkreli’s securities fraud trial, a case colored by the ex-pharmaceutical CEO’s antics on social media which, despite the urging of his lawyers to lay low, have never subsided. ...
Tesco continues savings drive as it cuts 1,200 head-office jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of June 2017 11:05:11 AM
....5bn of costs. About 250 jobs will be created in the group’s other call centre, in Dundee, which will handle all customer queries, including emails, social media inquiries and phone calls. ...
Google fined record €2.4bn by EU over search engine results image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of June 2017 09:32:10 AM
....1bn (2009): The US chipmaker was ordered to pay a fine of more than €1bn for anticompetitive practices after being found to have given price discounts to computer manufacturers Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo and NEC if they bought its chips. Facebook, €110m (2017): The social media giant was fined for providing incorrect or misleading information during the commission’s 2014 investigation into Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp. ...
Potential Martin Shkreli jurors: we can't be impartial over 'most hated man' in US image
....Opening statements could come as soon as Tuesday. Since his high-profile arrest in late 2015 when he was led into court in a gray hoodie, the 34-year-old Shkreli has been free on bail and free to speak his mind on social media in ways that could complicate his defense. ...
Handbags at dawn with Farfetch, the latest thing in upmarket online fashion image
.... “We think the best approach is editorial. We will give the boutiques a lot more prominence on social media and via local community initiatives,” she said. ...
Tesco staff 'shocked' as call centre closure puts 1,100 jobs at risk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 02:05:28 PM
....Tesco is to close a call centre in Cardiff, putting 1,100 jobs at risk. The supermarket chain said that in February it planned to close one of its two call centres which handle customer emails, social media inquiries and phone calls. ...
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following months of chaos image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 06:19:56 AM
....The brand’s reputation was also tarred at the start of the year by its association with US president Donald Trump, due to Kalanick’s position on a Trump economic advisory council and the company’s non-participation in a New York City taxi strike in protest of the first iteration of Trump’s travel ban. Kalanick stepped down from the advisory council, and the company claimed it did not intend to violate the strike, but the damage was done: according to the New York Times, about 500,000 users followed through on a social media campaign calling for people to #DeleteUber. ...
Tesco home delivery customers left fuming over computer glitch image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of June 2017 11:25:52 AM
....She said the computer glitch was affecting the selection process of some orders. Several shoppers complained of missing deliveries on social media. ...
UK workers are cheated out of at least £1.5bn a year in holiday pay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of June 2017 03:07:12 PM
....The shortfall in Amato’s wages meant he had to leave his accommodation because he could not keep up with his rental payments; others described similar crises over bills. The workers began protesting outside the restaurant and on social media, at which point the management agreed to negotiate, they said. ...
Danish beauty website wants £83 for products that were never ordered image
....Please investigate an online company called LuxStyle, which is based in Denmark. It places links to its beauty products on social media sites such as Facebook. ...
Norfolk emerges as dating fraud hotspot in regional scam standings image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 11:01:53 PM
....9 nationally. Which? said London was a hotspot for various reported scams, including being charged fees for fake loans, social media or email hacking, scam door-to-door sales, fraud involving false or stolen goods and ticket fraud. ...
Luxury cat hotels and 'fur-jazzles': pet care goes upmarket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 09:45:36 AM
.... Customers buy items for daily use and have also ordered co-ordinating accessories for events such as parties and weddings. Business has tripled since they started and social media is essential to communicating with their expanding market, Fleuriot says. ...
Embattled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick takes indefinite leave of absence image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 06:36:50 PM
....The brand was tarred with the Trump brush at the end of January, thanks to Kalanick’s position on a Trump economic advisory council and the company’s non-participation in a New York City taxi strike in protest of the first iteration of Trump’s travel ban. Kalanick stepped down from the advisory council, and the company claimed that it did not intend to violate the strike, but the damage was done: according to the New York Times, about 500,000 users followed through on a social media campaign calling for people to #DeleteUber. ...
Could growth hacking be the low-cost key to business success? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 06:00:19 AM
....Hackers push the boundaries and experiment extensively in the search of an approach that yields the best results. For smaller businesses, the main focus is on marketing tools, such as search engine optimisation (SEO), social media and email marketing, but for giants like Facebook, Airbnb, Uber and Dropbox, the approach can touch every area of the business. ...
Why Topshop is falling out of fashion with the Instagram generation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 04:47:19 PM
.... To keep them interested, retailers need to match that pace. Online retailers don’t have physical stores holding them back, and are better able to better match the dynamism of social media trends. ...
Advertisers should follow Vodafone's lead after Facebook and Google failures | Nils Pratley image
....About time too: a major advertiser has become so frustrated with Facebook and Google’s limp attempts to police the content they publish that it has taken matters into its own hands. Vodafone will no longer rely on website “blacklists” drawn up by the social media titans and its own advertising agency. ...
Airline bosses: we must apologise immediately for BA-style crises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 07:02:04 PM
....” With more time, he said, “my initial response with my name on it would have been different”. Peter Bellew, the chief executive of Malaysia Airlines, said the rise of social media had made a swift response imperative. ...
Telegram image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 08:29:16 AM
.... One of those fronts is a digital one. Its use of social media has been thrown into the spotlight again after it used messaging app Telegram to claim responsibility for Saturday night's terror attack in London. ...
London attack: Tech firms fight back in extremism row image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 03:05:46 PM
....The Open Rights Group, which campaigns for privacy and free speech online, warned that politicians risked pushing terrorists' "vile networks" into the "darker corners of the web" by more regulation. The way that supporters of jihadist groups use social media has changed "despite what the prime minister says", according to Dr Shiraz Maher of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at King's College London. ...
Canada calling: tech industry lures workers north in wake of Trump image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 10:00:21 AM
.... Then came Trump. “Crazy day,” Ryan Holmes, the founder of Hootsuite, a social media management platform based in Vancouver, noted on Twitter the day after the US election. ...
For BA, a £100m compensation bill could be just the start image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of June 2017 02:59:09 PM
....Departure boards showed flights whose times had come and gone. BA’s first tool for communicating with its increasingly bewildered customers, in and out of the airport, was Twitter, via its Newcastle-based social media team. ...
It’s part-eBay, part-Instagram, but is Depop safe for your teenagers? image
.... But the confirmation email turned out to be fake and Fry lost her phone. She is the latest young person to lose out after using Depop, with reports on the internet and social media suggesting she is far from alone. ...
From videos to vlogs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 11:31:14 PM
.... So how has the workout video adapted?. When Cassey Ho, 30, logs on to her YouTube page "blogilates" and uploads her latest workout video, she knows she will soon be inundated with comments from fans across all her social media accounts. ...
Facebook shareholders press management on fake news image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 07:37:51 PM
...."The right way to go about this problem is to fight information with more information," he added. Facebook faced a backlash after the 2016 US presidential election, when studies found false news was widely viewed through the social media site. ...
Climate clash image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 09:37:48 AM
....And they're also mindful that their new and future customers are the millennial generation, which will make up half of the global workforce by 2020. The younger demographic is far more passionate and vocal about social and environmental issues, particularly on social media. ...
Outrage as Emirates tells cabin crew to remove Taiwan flag pins image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 07:47:41 AM
.... ". On social media, users have responded by repeatedly posting pictures of the Taiwanese flag on the airline's Facebook account, with some also vowing to boycott the airline. ...
Urinating dog joins Wall Street statue row image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 05:26:11 PM
....The sculptor removed his piece about three hours after installing it, saying he did not want it to be stolen - and did not have permission to leave it there. But the pug's brief appearance generated a large and occasionally heated debate on social media. ...
Emergency landing: how airlines can recover from a PR disaster image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 03:30:05 PM
.... The mashed potato appeared to have been “passed through the digestive tract of a bird,” he wrote. “This very quickly became a global negative story and a very early lesson in social media,” Charles recalls. ...
Just the job? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of May 2017 11:25:58 PM
....In the end, she was actually offered the job, as a barperson in a private health club. She turned it down and went on to build a successful career in public relations, and is now broadening her social media management skills with Digital Mums. ...
BA to take 'some days' to clear baggage backlog image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of May 2017 11:17:43 PM
....British Airways says it is "working round the clock" to reunite passengers with their bags but it will take "some days" to clear the backlog. Many people have contacted BA on social media to complain they still do not have their luggage back. ...
Five questions for BA  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 28th of May 2017 10:59:40 AM
Millennial ‘influencers’ who are the new stars of web advertising image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 11:05:41 PM
....Every day, the “Blonde Salad” shares images of her gilded lifestyle with her 9. 6 million followers on Instagram, making her one of the cult celebrities of the social media world. ...
Gatwick Airport flights depart without luggage image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 26th of May 2017 09:48:12 AM
....He said the problem with the automated baggage system had now been fixed and the airport was now working to remedy the disruption caused by a backlog of luggage. Passengers have taken to social media complaining of a lack of information from airlines at the airport's check-in desks as the airport begins one of its busiest weekends of the year. ...
Mapping a new frontier image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 11:09:51 PM
...."All of us, when we are uploading something, when we are tagging people, when we are commenting, we are basically working for Facebook," he says. The data our interactions provide feeds the complex algorithms that power the social media site, where, as Mr Joler puts it, our behaviour is transformed into a product. ...
Walkers Crisps Gary Lineker campaign suffers Twitter sabotage image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 04:50:34 PM
. You might have thought that big brands would have learned their lesson by now - even the best ideas can get away from you when social media users get their hands on them. ...
Doing it my way image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 11:29:21 PM
.... . But last year, she decided to gain some new skills through Digital Mums, a company which trains mums to be "job-ready", to kick-start their careers in digital and social media, and crucially to keep a healthy work-life balance. ...
AA calls for crackdown on sharing dashcam video image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 12:30:40 PM
....Motorists who persistently share dashcam video could be accused of voyeurism, according to the motoring organisation. It said too many drivers post videos on social media without considering the impact on the motorists shown. ...
Leaks 'expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 09:03:43 AM
....The BBC understands the documents seen by the newspaper closely resemble those Facebook currently uses to guide staff. The leak comes soon after British MPs said social media giants were "failing" to tackle toxic content. ...
Anything to declare? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 11:01:47 PM
....Instead a traveller recently transported a much-loved teddy bear from Chicago to Mumbai after its owner, a four-year-old girl called Heer, left it behind. To remove any security concerns, the buyer and carrier have to be first connected on social media, such as on Facebook, LinkedIn or Google+. ...
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone to rejoin firm image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 06:52:34 PM
. Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has said he plans to rejoin the social media site in the next few weeks. ...
Ridicule and condemnation for Chanel's $1,500 boomerang image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 11:19:56 AM
.... . So what should Chanel do? The backlash on social media in the past two days since the boomerang appeared on their website has already sparked a first reaction. ...
McDonald's pulls ad that 'exploited child bereavement' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 10:12:36 AM
....”. There was also criticism on social media, including from many people who said they had lost a parent during childhood. ...
A new company every week: inside the UK's AI revolution image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 06:00:37 AM
....AI firms are changing how brands engage with customers. SoDash, a UK-based software company founded by Daniel Winterstein and Joe Halliwell in 2011, enables companies to work with social media at scale and is used by brands such as Virgin Trains to analyse messages, prioritise customer service issues and isolate irrelevant social chatter. ...
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg in call to help working mothers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 07:24:19 PM
....Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg has made a US Mother's Day call for the government to do more for working women. The social media giant's chief operating officer called for a higher minimum wage, paid family leave and affordable childcare. ...
Australian cricketers could strike over contract dispute image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 08:21:57 AM
....Several Test players responded on Twitter, using the #fairshare hashtag. Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins tweeted on social media in response to the email: "Players are staying strong #fairshare". ...
Fake news or not, the future belongs to Facebook image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 06:00:08 AM
.... The BBC, after many decades of Conservative rule, will be much-diminished force, its once giant newsroom floated away to a remote corner of Salford Quays. And social media, its reach ever more complete, its algorithms ever more sophisticated? It remains the elephant in the computer room. ...
Fresh warning to holidaymakers about bogus food complaints image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 03:48:18 PM
.... It could result in higher prices and us having less choice,” she said. Touts have been spotted parked outside some hotels, but the most common form of attracting claimants is through social media and cold calling, according to Edwards. ...
Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 03:36:47 PM
....France's car-maker Renault, Portugal Telecom, the US delivery company FedEx and a local authority in Sweden were also affected. China has not officially commented on any attacks it may have suffered, but comments on social media said a university computer lab had been compromised. ...

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