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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Tim’s week in social media

This week: An Australian “futurist” predict the end of printed newspapers within 12 years Germany legislates to stop employers from auditing potential employees on Facebook Sports stars are banned from Twitter Twelve years left for newspapers? Australian media strategist Ross Dawson has predicted that newspapers will be irrelevant in Australia by 2022. He argues that the…

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Metrica has a new Mayor!

My colleague Lucy recently announced “Ah ha! I’m the new mayor of Metrica!” It took me a moment to realise she was referring to Foursquare, rather than an actual political contest that I had failed to register my vote in. Mashable’s recent article on the ‘Top 5 Ways Big Brands are Using Foursquare’ caught my interest….

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Tim’s week in social media

This week: News International to build a bigger paywall Not all is rosy with Google Streetview Facebook accounts for almost half of the average Briton’s mobile web usage Facebook launch location service Places Is Facebook moving away from open third party applications? News International to build a bigger paywall Several sources are reporting that News…

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Red Bull Gives Riders Wings

Metrica watched as Levi Sherwood recharged Battersea Power Station at Red Bull X Fighters 2010 Saturday August 14th 2010 saw the return of the UK’s premier free style motocross event to the iconic Battersea Power Station, and the Metrica Red Bull team were there to see the spectacular event first hand.  Red Bull have separated themselves…

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North Korea joins Twitter and YouTube

First, it was for tech-geeks. Then teenagers got involved. After that, businesses and other organisations started to use it. But you know a social media site has made it when a totalitarian isolationist state, such as North Korea, signs up. As was widely reportedrecently, North Korea is now on Twitter and YouTube, using the handle ‘uriminzok’ (‘our nation’)…

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