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What’s your Room 101?

To kick off a new client meeting recently and to cut through the introductions to get straight to the ‘getting-to-know-you’ phase, we asked attendees to share their top three Orwelian-inspired Room 101’s … as well as three things that made them smile. In a flood of vitriol, the Room 101’s ranged from people sauntering at

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Cirkle  •  17th Aug 11

Postcards a thing of the past

According to a survey from travel website ebookers, over two thirds (39%) of Brits no longer send postcards to loved ones due to a national obsession with social networks. The trusty postcard has been replaced with status updates and tweets as 49% of British holidaymakers spend time checking and updating social networks when on holiday.

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Cirkle  •  19th Jul 11

TV Gone Mad I’m the first to admit that I watch trash TV! You name it, I watch it, be it reality, soap, game show or documentary, I have most probably tuned in once or twice. I’m also a strong believer that when your day’s work is done, there’s nothing better than curling up on

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Cirkle  •  12th Jan 11

The Changing PR Landscape

Whilst social media has been prominent for many, many years, especially for recreational use, most non-digital agencies would agree that the last 24 months have really seen it explode in the PR World. It has crept up the agenda for all of our clients here at Cirkle and social media is now present in virtually

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Cirkle  •  10th Dec 10

Cartoon Confusion?

This weekend I changed my profile picture to Jessie from the Toy Story films. I did this the moment I saw a friend’s post saying that everyone was changing their profile picture to their favorite cartoon to support the NSPCC’s campaign to end child abuse. Not only did I think it was a great cause,

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Cirkle  •  7th Dec 10

Online: Rise to fame or fall from grace

This year’s X Factor is proving how influential social media can be on generating support from the public. Last year Simon Cowell introduced live audiences to the audience process, bringing the public closer to the judging panel to have their say. But with social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter the ‘judging’ goes beyond

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Cirkle  •  22nd Sep 10

Are you hiding your opinions behind your computer screen?

With the rise in popularity and range of social media platforms available, it seems that everyone I know is part of this phenomenon. Whether it be Twitter, Facebook or blogging, they are all at it.A recent survey by revealed that two million of British workers spend over an hour a day surfing social media

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Cirkle  •  12th Aug 10

A little less action, a little more conversation please

There is no doubt that technology is making it easier for brands to connect with consumers. Online platforms and more specifically social media have created an opportunity for brands to engage with consumers by building meaningful dialogue in a space that invites conversation, enables peer-to-peer interaction and ultimately drives word of mouth through brand advocacy.

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Cirkle  •  5th Aug 10

Facebook takes back gifts

Facebook shockingly lost more than a quarter of a million users during June. For the No.1 social media site that has constantly been riding high, it seems Facebook may have finally reached its peak. With so many other social media platforms popping up literally every month, users are streamlining their memberships rather than using multiple

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Cirkle  •  9th Jul 10