Monthly Archives: May 2014

Can Social Media Help Spread Awareness about Bone Marrow Transplants

By |2017-02-08T01:18:57+01:00May 31st, 2014|Categories: Social Media|

Bone Marrow Transplants are not exactly my usual blog subject - its not really about anything technical or a mobile app or even a social media platform, although I have blogged about cancer before as it is a big part of my life and as a big supporter for the teenage cancer trust  I believe social media can help raise awareness and support. This time a friend who is trying to raise awareness and to spread the news about the Fireflies tour and Bone Marrow Transplants and asked me if I can help out. My friend John started this Facebook Page, which if you can *like*  to show your support, that would be fantastic - Help Someone be Lucky   the page explains why I want to and need to help out. The reason for this FB page is that John is planning to cycle 1000+ Km across the Alps  From Lake Geneva to Cannes in aid of #BeatBloodCANCER in the June 9-18 2014 Why is he doing this crazy thing? John is doing this because he had a blood cancer, leukaemia, and had a [...]

Get Connected with Dots App

By |2017-02-08T01:18:57+01:00May 21st, 2014|Categories: Mobile apps|

You can get connected with Dots App -  Dots is a free game for iPhone and Android all about connecting up the dots its by Betaworks One.  You must have heard of it by now, its been a whirlwind of a year for the creators of Dots Paul Murphy & Patrick Moberg who recently were awarded The Webby Award for Games in Mobile Apps. Its an amazing popular addictive game that has had well over 20 Million downloads! Get Connected with Dots App on Twitter So, the game has been around for sometime and I'm very late in writing this but apart from the addictive game itself, I wanted to say just how excellent playdots tweets are. Their twitter account is called @playdots they have 11k followers and and they post really cool, cute, colourful pictures of the dots, using the dots as a part of the image - and that is what attracted me to the game, seriously... I know, but I love cute and colourful - and games that are wonderful to look at.  However to me these images [...]

You Can Now Mute Users on Twitter

By |2017-02-08T01:18:57+01:00May 13th, 2014|Categories: Social Networking Tools|Tags: , , |

Are you fed up with the noise on Twitter but you don't want to be nasty and unfollow your friends, well your prayers have been answered as you can now mute users on Twitter   This new feature which is being rolled out over the next few weeks will be available to anyone that uses the iPhone and Andriod apps or  This button was inevitable as people are moving away from the noise on to less busy platforms and groups, or are just unfollowing loads of people. People want to stop the noise on Twitter it seems (Whats wrong with list?)   This is a great move by Twitter but it makes me concerned at how many people will mute me. This also means that the follower number now means even less than it did before as you might have 100k followers that all have you muted Twitter introduces the ability to mute users on Twitter When you mute someone you won't see any of their tweets or re-tweets in your timeline so of course you will no longer get notifications from that user [...]

How to add the new header photo on Twitter 2014

By |2017-02-08T01:18:57+01:00May 9th, 2014|Categories: Tips and Tricks|Tags: , , |

Changes have been made recently on our favourite social network, we now have a new header photo on Twitter plus there is a whole new web profile experience.  This new experience is rolling out to all users, however most are not editing their profiles because they have no idea how to add the new header photo on Twitter. About the New Profile and New Header Photo on Twitter People have complained that Twitter is just trying to be like Facebook because Facebook is more popular - but Twitter say they are just making your profile more dynamic and visual. The new web profile has these options.... Best Tweets - Tweets that get more engagement will appear larger now so these will be seen easily Filtered Tweets -  You can choose which timeline to view when looked at other profiles. Just select - Tweets, Tweets with photos/videos, or Tweets and replies. Pin your favorite tweet - you can now pin your favourite tweet to the top of your profile   New Header Photo on Twitter And of course the biggest change - [...]

How to amplify your message using your voice on Twitter #justsayin

By |2017-02-08T01:18:57+01:00May 2nd, 2014|Categories: News, Social Networking Tools|Tags: , , , , |

If you ever feel confined by social networking restrictions,with only 140 characters, do you wonder how can you amplify your message ? With Just Sayin App you can do this and more – Twitter on Steroids, we like to call it. This isn't a new network, well it can be used as such but the power is in integration with Twitter and Facebook, but mostly Twitter.     I've been testing out the live Beta of this voice application for a few months now, and I really like it, the uses are endless. People love to hear your voice to know you are a real person, and this app will confirm that with ease.  Cloudtalk has now announced the release of Just Sayin’ App which is FREE on iOS and Android, and have now just yesterday launched the web based version too, so you now have all of the features from the application on the web. How to amplify your message with Just Sayin' you can integrate your voice image/gifs/video messages on Facebook and Twitter, you can tag people on twitter and they [...]

Just Sayin App – Twitter on Steroids

By |2017-02-08T01:19:00+01:00May 1st, 2014|Categories: Social Media|

If you ever feel confined by social networking restrictions, what you need is the Just Sayin App - Twitter on Steroids, as we like to call it.    I've been testing out the live Beta of this voice application (which embeds your voice messages on your social networks) for a few months now, and I am totally addicted, well we do know I get addicted easily to brilliant apps or software but this just blows your mind, seriously Cloudtalk has now announced the release of Just Sayin' App which is FREE voice application on iOS and Android, and now there is also a web based version. What the story about the Just Sayin App ? Just Sayin was a voice application which was founded by Cloudtalk  a  few years ago.  Sadly though the previous versions were ahead of their time, and certain things just didn't go according to plan. CloudTalk built the first cloud-based platform for hosting any social communication with voice as a central part of the user experience.  However it was back again to the drawing board the Just Sayin [...]

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