Category Archives: Social Media

Things I learned from running my first Kickstarter campaign

In November of last year I ran my first Kickstarter campaign. I wish I could say it was because I had invented a storage device for the iPhone or an actual working hoverboard, but sadly that level of technological acheivement … Continue reading

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Bye bye rel=author – Google removes authorship

So it’s been a while since I’ve written here. Not that there haven’t been things to write about but August was an incredibly busy month for me. Many many projects and not enough hours in the work day. But I … Continue reading

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News Rewired July 2014 – Storify collections

Every News Rewired I tweet like a crazy person and forget to make notes. So Storify is a wonderful tool for me to keep track of things that were said. Here are my Storify-ed, tweet-ed notes from yesterday: Trinity Mirror … Continue reading

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Newsroom 3.1, #bbcgofigure, some truly scary Facebook facts and the value of Flappy Bird – things I learned at #NewsRW

So I spent today at the News Rewired conference in the Microsoft building at Victoria. As ever there were loads of nifty bits of data to plough through, the usual bread-based lunch, a goody bag with jelly beans (eaten by … Continue reading

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12 things I have learned in 12 years of working on websites

Because lists are just so hot right now… “One tiny change” is anything but. Anyone who claims to know exactly what the Google search algorithm is and who has never worked at Google is either lying or delusional. Wikipedia can … Continue reading

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Samsung create a LinkedIn app that actually seems useful

So this is a new one on me. I’ve seen dozens, no hundreds, maybe even thousands of Facebook apps, and Twitter add-ons; little widgets that want to log in and promise to never ever use my data in a way … Continue reading

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Comixology destroy user experience by ending in-app buying because Amazon is cheap

Or at least, that’s my take on it. So I was lying in bed on Saturday night, checking my email and I see a note from Comixology – kill our old app, download the new one. Intrigued, I went into … Continue reading

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