Bolt by Instagram – 1 tap photo messages

Well it looks like they’ve done it – Bolt by Instagram – 1 tap photo messages, has been launched – according to reports by Techcrunch, Mashable and The Verge. We’ve been hearing about this new messaging app which is set to be a Snapchat Rival for about a week now. Snapchat, Slingshot and now Bolt…..We really need more right? Bolt by Instagram – 1 tap photo messages It seemed that Instagram let the cat out of the bag before it was ready – or maybe it was one of those accidently on purpose social campaigns that Apple always seem to have. This […]

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Free Live Streaming using Hang w/ 2.1 Mobile App

Live Streaming using Hang w/ couldn’t be easier with the recent up date from MEDL Mobile to version 2.1 When Hang w/ was first released in March 2013 users were asking for more integration, more simplification and more features and Andrew Maltin CEO, Dave Swartz CCO and the rest of the team were listening.  First Hang w/ was updated to 2.0 and now 2.1 has arrived with all the new features added to the mix. What does this mean – Live Streaming using Hang w/ Hang w/ is a free live streaming platform that was born out of the need […]

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Follr a digital identity website

Founders Stephen Fells and Mark Wayman call Follr a digital identity website.  Follr is a personally branded website that can be used as your initial point of contact, like you would use a business card but digitally.  Follr suggest that they solve the problem of our ever changing social identities getting lost and fragmented by storing all of our content and professional or personal information, ie our digital identity. So, I signed up for a free trial of follr in October to test and see what it was all about, I set up my profile, added my links, followed/friended a […]

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How Many Social Networks Are There?

HOW MANY SOCIAL NETWORKS ARE THERE? People are often surprised at how many social networks there actually are, they often think of just Facebook and Twitter. Wait for it… there are literally hundreds of social networking sites, more than 500 in fact.  That’s without counting all of the Chinese and other countries networks such as China’s Tencent who own WeChat with 200 million users. . However, out of the 500+ not all are of good quality or exactly thriving but they are available, and might just be the next big thing. Some social networking platforms are obviously more popular than […]

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Customer Service – The Best and the Worst

  Which company saved your life this Christmas  or which company will you not be using again because of their poor service? How was your customer experience in 2012 – I’d love to know. In this day and age, most of us at sometime order goods online, I did most of my Christmas shopping on-line, and there is a lot of trust involved, you need to know that the company will live up to their promises, that they are trustworthy and that you can contact them if there is a problem (Yes, problems do happen, we understand that, to be informed is all […]

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Social Media helping the HugtrainUSA #socialmediaforgood

I recently told you about the fourth HugTrainUSA that Arie Moyal is planning and I wanted to update you with times and dates of events and other things that are going on, some details are still in development so I can’t include everything right now. What is the Hug Train? The HugTrain is a rail trip organised by Arié Moyal, taking him around the USA, spreading holiday cheer and raising funds & awareness about mental health one hug at a time! This year, the fourth annual edition will take place from December 24, 2012 to January 7, 2013 in honour of the victims and survivors […]

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