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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Is it over for Google+ already?

About a month ago it seemed as though Google+ was the exclusive, cutting edge social network to be part of, and I wrote about its popularity for Metrica’s Measurement Matters, and all of its great new capabilities. However, the Google+ dynamo seems to have ground to a halt in the space of a few short…

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Deepwater Horizon: analysis of a crisis

Today’s post on Measurement Matters has been written by Gorkana Group‘s Nick Thorpe and published earlier today on Gorkana’s consumer PR News channel.  Gorkana publishes daily consumer PR News as well as daily financial PR news which is read by over 25,000 PR professionals.  I hope you enjoy the post, and if you’re not signed up to…

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PR in 2020 – the shape of things to come?

Following on from the Gorkana Group sponsored PR Census 2011 which revealed a healthy and vibrant public relations industry, I attended an interesting event last week.  You may have heard of #PR2020, in fact some of you may have even attended one of Dr Jon White‘s sessions at the CIPR HQ in London.  I went…

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Using social media to clean up London

It has been a terrifying few days in London and people are understandably worried. We had a look at Radar to see what the social media landscape looked like and found that, while hundreds were stirring things up (see woman bragging below), tens of thousands were actually using social media to collaborate on clean up…

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Do you have a smartphone addiction?

Ofcom research released today revealed that over a quarter of UK adults now own a smartphone, with one third of adult users “highly addicted” to their device. Teenagers are most likely to be hooked , with 60% of them totally dependent on their palm-size pocket PCs. Teens are also the first to ditch traditional leisure activities…

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