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Is email going out of office?

So here is an interesting theory for you… Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg, sparked a raft of digital discussion with her bold statement that email “is probably going away.” The argument is this – social networking sight and SMS services will overtake email, with only 11% of teens using email and preferring this more interactive way

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Cirkle  •  25th Jun 10

What does your online identity say about you?

We know that identity is key to any successful campaign. Communicating consistent messages, providing clear explanations of services, owning domain names and respecting design guidelines are just some of the ways that brands communicate their unique identity and what benefits they can provide for their target audiences. In PR, we make sure that the brand’s

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Cirkle  •  12th May 10

Facebook takes over the internet

It’s not an original title, but it’s the only one that says what needs to be said. Racing ahead of other social networking sites like Twitter and LinkedIn, and even giving Google a run for its money, Facebook is indeed taking over the internet. The social networking giant recently announced the launch of Open Graph

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Cirkle  •  7th May 10

Is Google Buzz Over-Hyped?

Following the Chrome browser, Nexus One mobile device, Wave and Chat, Google this week launched the latest in a line of new tools that are rapidly turning it from search engine specialist to all-encompassing communications behemoth. Google Buzz was launched amid much hype as a ‘Twitter Killer’ and a major competitor to Facebook. But is

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Cirkle  •  11th Feb 10

Bras and Brass

Two things have caught my eye in social media circles over the last couple of days. The first is a journalist who wrote a blog slating PR agencies and consultants. The second is boobs. Or more specifically, bras.On Tuesday, a freelance journalist called Kevin Braddock chose to publish a post to his blog that laid

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Cirkle  •  7th Jan 10

12seconds: The Next Big Thing in Social Media?

Micro-blogging was undoubtedly the hot social media trend of 2009, with Twitter achieving phenomenal growth of nearly 1400% year-on-year at one point. Such was the impact of the ubiquitous Twitter that other micro-blogging platforms such as Jaiku and Tumblr hardly got a mention. So where does micro-blogging go from here? I’m going to stick my

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Cirkle  •  4th Jan 10

Digital Media in 2010: The Web Goes Real Time

As the year draws to a close, every man and his dog seems to be publishing summaries of 2009 and predictions for 2010. So, though I don’t have a pooch sat by me, I thought I’d take the opportunity of my last blog post of the year to take a look at what 2010 offers

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Cirkle  •  16th Dec 09

Twitter Takes the English Language by Storm

It’s not exactly a secret that digital media is changing the face of marketing and PR at an incredible pace. But perhaps more surprising is the way that the two leading social media platforms are now impacting not just on our communication habits, but also on the way we speak. Over the last twelve months

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Cirkle  •  30th Nov 09

Facebook to ‘memorialise’ profiles

Facebook has announced today that it will be providing friends and family with the opportunity to ‘memorialise’ the profiles of members who have died. Profiles will have personal information such as contact details removed, and will only be visible to confirmed friends. ‘Memorialising’ a profile will also prevent it appearing in the newly added ‘Suggestions’

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Cirkle  •  28th Oct 09