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#IHateHashtags

I’ve held a couple of social media-centric positions, and in my current job I spend a part of each day monitoring Twitter. When a major, usually tragic, news story breaks, I tend to hear about it on Twitter before any other media source, and along with the scant details of the emerging story there’s usually an annoying hashtag that people jump onto to “show support” for the victims. 1,224 more words

Commentary

#BringBackOurGirls: The Influence of a Social Media Campaign

By Sriya Chadalavada

In April of 2014, over 200 girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram, an terrorist Islamic Jihadist group, from a boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria. 417 more words

Boko Haram

7 Biggest Hyped Fails Of 2012

We’re at the end, and 2012 was a great year for entertainment and gadgets, but not everything can be smooth sailing, right? There were so many things that were hyped up but in essence fell flat. 689 more words

Man Life

Marketing Moments of 2012

Nicola Kemp picks her highlights of 2012 Marketing Moments.

I was definitely amazed by ‘Stop Kony’ -the power of viral marketing (I will blog about what I was interested in the nearest future). 21 more words

Marketing

Does Technology Breed Apathy and Inaction 'distracted and addicted to viral hype, we're inundated with information'

Technology is everywhere and its changed the way we live our lives, near enough down to every last detail. 

We don’t need maps, TomTom will do it; we don’t need to leave the sofa to eat, a few clicks and just-eat.co.uk. 679 more words

Articles

The Phil Sammels Experience: Marriage Advice

Yesterday, Beatrice and I celebrated 25 years of marriage by having a nice, quiet, home cooked meal in front of the TV (COPS was on). We held hands momentarily. 674 more words

Smileton

Do you have a heart?

I watched this video the month it was first uploaded, which was in March 2012. I don’t care if I would sound too melodramatic, but after I watched this video, I felt something change inside me. 653 more words