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Friday, January 13th, 2017

Millennials are More Likely to Skype Their dogs Than any Other Generation

The signs of dog obsession among humans are not that hard to spot – especially on social media. According to a new study released today by BarkBox, dogs are flooding the pages and feeds of their people, and some pups even have their own feeds. The Dog Parent Study revealed: On average, dog people post [...]

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Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Now, You Don’t Need to Appear in Person to Audition

YouNow, the live streaming network, have partnered with America’s Got Talent (AGT) to allow people trying to get on the show to audition online. And viewers can watch these auditions, which will be streamed live. Last season over 14,000 potential contestants signed up to audition via YouNow. During the 9-week audition period, millions engaged with [...]

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Friday, August 19th, 2016

You Can Now Wear Your Status Update

By Nicole Buckler A company, called SAY has invented fashion items like electronic pendants and badges that turn your social media status into a wearable item. Yes, wearable emojis are happening. Try not to jump ship from the human race. We might need you. The time is here. Yes, in a world where we have [...]

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Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Design Your Own App for Your Business For Free with No Training!

A personalised app for every business is now possible without any sort of training whatsoever. Appsbar is a site that lets anyone to build their own free mobile app. In fact to encourage people to use their site, they offered US$100K for the best business app designed by Average Joes. And an Average Joe did [...]

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Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Online? You are Not as Anonymous as you Think

You may not be as anonymous as you think you are online; reveals a new study published on Frontiers in ICT. Your browsing behaviour can indicate your personality and provide a unique digital signature which can identify you, sometimes after just 30-minutes of browsing. This information left in an online personality “fingerprint” can be used [...]

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Thursday, May 26th, 2016

A New App Can Identify Artworks and Tell You About Them

By Nicole Buckler Ever been to a gallery and struggled for more information about the artwork? Did you have to forfeit your fancy noise-cancelling headphones in favour of an infophone from 1982?  Did you press buttons like maniac on the infophone only for the pre-recorded information to pack it in and not tell you anything? [...]

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Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Where Should I put my Advertising Spend? Check Out YouTube’s Insane Stats.

YouTube has over a billion users–almost a third of all people on the Internet–and every day, people watch hundreds of millions of hours of YouTube videos and generate billions of views. YouTube overall, and even YouTube on mobile alone, reaches more 18-34 and 18-49 year-olds than any cable network anywhere Growth in watch time on [...]

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Friday, May 6th, 2016

Brits to Spend More on Online Video than DVDs for the First Time

Let’s all have a moment’s silence for the death of the DVD. This year, for the first ever time, Brits will spend more on video streaming subscriptions and film/TV downloads than on buying and renting DVDs, according to research and consulting firm, Strategy Analytics. Consumers will spend £1.31 billion on streaming and downloading in 2016 [...]

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Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Changing Times – A Marketing Guru has been Appointed as the Publisher for Advertising Age

Advertising Age, the leading publisher of global news about the marketing business, has named a new publisher with longtime experience at both ad agencies and technology brands: Josh Golden, currently VP, Global Digital Marketing at Xerox. Golden will be the first publisher in Ad Age’s 86-year history to be hired from outside the company, and [...]

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Friday, April 22nd, 2016

A Picture of the Seller is Worth More Than a Thousand Online Reviews

Personal photos of Airbnb hosts have a stronger impact on consumers’ decisions than reviews by former guests. “Sharing economy” markets have flourished recently, particularly within the field of travel and tourism. Taxi services such as Uber, dining services such as Eatwith and accommodation services such as Airbnb offer an alternative for people seeking low-cost services [...]

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