social media

Skype is testing new features that could revive its popularity

Skype was once the leader of the pack when it came to video calls. However, with strong competition from…

Promoted Pins come to New Zealand

On the 21st of February, Pinterest announced the continued international expansion of Promoted Pins into three new countries: Ireland, Australia,…

Tinder launches #FundMyVday competition

It’s Valentine’s Day! A day of celebration that people usually remember for the chocolates, flowers and other sweet nothings…

Facebook Image Sizes and Dimensions Cheat Sheet

High quality images and ads are what allow your brand, product and company to flourish on Facebook….

Influencer marketing hit with new guidelines.

For those of you who don’t know much about influencer marketing, let me give you an introduction: An influencer is…

Instagram Stories a hit for brands

In August last year, Instagram got on board with the ‘stories’ trend sweeping social media and released a feature…

Vertigo: the new app bringing social media and music together.

Friends + music; a great combination but not one that we’ve really seen social media bring together. Introducing Vertigo: the…

LinkedIn improves skills and endorsements.

New year = new resolutions, and the perfect time to sharpen up your professional social profile. Towards the end of…

2017: The rise of private social media and chatbots.

With 2017 in full swing, it’s a great time to think about what lies ahead and how we might…

Top 3 Social Media Trends of 2016

With the year almost over, I thought it would be interesting to look back at how social media has…

INTRODUCING VR TO THE SOCIAL SPHERE part 2

As promised, I’ve got a pretty cool virtual reality selfie to share in this post – but I’m not…

Introducing VR to the social sphere.

I’d like to start this post with a quick introduction to VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) in…

NEW Snapchat ‘Groups’ update!

Finally, it’s Snapchat’s turn to take something back after having their features ripped off by other social media platforms….

Citizen Journalism

I’m not going to lie, I don’t remember the last time I picked up a newspaper and read it…

Instant Games

With the stories feature stealing the limelight in the new Facebook Messenger update, you may have missed something called…

Drake and Taylor Swift = #Draylor

Back at the start of 2016, Apple Music released a commercial with Taylor Swift jamming out on the treadmill…

Social & Marketing automation

In order to fully realise the benefit of using Social channels, in conjunction with Marketing Automation solutions, I suggest…

NZ social media forum 2013

2013 Social Media Forum Auckland, June 18-19 Stamford Plaza.

 

Who needs to watch Game of Thrones, when you have social media?

    I am one of those…

Facebook catches up to Twitter with new verify function.

  Celebs rejoice! We can now ensure we stalk you, and ONLY you on Facebook. Yesterday, Facebook announced their new…