New Friends Reunited = Pinterest meets Flickr in an an antique shop.

Friends reunited was launched in the year 2000 in the UK and was soon to be the UK’s largest social network.  It allowed you to reunite with old school friends / work friends and later,  even people that lived in your childhood road. You could contact people via email on the site – but it tried to not allow you to give your msn or your email address to contact directly – there were ways around this but not everyone understood what michelle at msn dot com meant back in those days. Suddenly some add updates were made, there were […]

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PixyKids the new social media platform for kids

PixyKids is going to be an interactive social media platform for kids from the age of 6 through to 12. The new social media network for children was  Co-Founded by CEO, Rajul Kadakia, Kalpesh Savla, and Altaf Shaikh. What is Pixykids Using this platform kids will be able to create, share, learn and have fun through their personalised digital space. On Pixykids children will be able to create avatars, be creative with interactive stories, photos, artwork and even play games or videos.  They will create their own digital presence and portfolio which is used exclusively by them, with parents support. Is […]

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The redesign on Empire Avenue – Explained.

I first blogged about Empire avenue 10 months ago – when I had just started. Back then I didn’t realise the impact it would have on my social media strategies,  networks and more importantly I that would find a fantastic community of people that now mean a great deal to me. Anyway – I digress… Empire Avenue have relaunched a new design – which is said to engage you more with your social networks. Most people that “play” Empire avenue have always used it to engage and connect with other users, moving that to their other networks.  I think previously that […]

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Missing updates in Dashboard? – Its due to Google Friend Connect ! #RIP #GFC

Bloggers see the effects of losing Google friend connect. In November the Senior Vice President of Operations for Google Urs Holze announced Google were spring cleaning, part of this cleaning involved terminating Google Friend Connect for non-blogger sites, such as WordPress. This retirement went into effect on the 1st of March and bloggers that did nothing about it are now losing many page views or unique visits from people that were only viewing from Google friend connect. Google tried to encourage people to transfer subscribers to Google+ and to create Google+ page but we heard that many didn’t want to have […]

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