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The rise of Insta-Gran By Jack Moore

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Almost every one of us has been there…having a browse on Facebook, checking what our mates got up to at the weekend whilst we wait for the bus, when suddenly a friend request pops up. Upon opening the request, it dawns upon you that Great Aunt Dolly has got Facebook, and she wants to be […]


What Does the Facebook Rocket Icon Mean? By Becky Mann

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Over the last few weeks, people may have noticed Facebook users sharing rare sightings of the lesser-spotted Facebook rocket on their social feeds, calling for the community to confirm its purpose on their timeline. For those not yet in the know, Facebook has introduced the rocket icon to just a handful of users as part […]


Facebook reactions slow out of the blocks

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Back in late February, Facebook made one of its most major changes to post interaction ever by introducing reactions, This was, supposedly, to offer us a new way to engage with our favourite brands. And the five new reactions would also give social media teams a greater depth of analysis, allowing for some interesting insights […]


Instagram unveils its new look

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  Instagram has unveiled big changes to its logo, moving away from the highly recognisable polaroid-camera style icon in favour of a new, flatter and multi-coloured design. The app has also been tweaked, now sporting a black and white look, in a move Instagram’s head of design Ian Spalter says was made to reflect the […]


It’s a new day, but is it a new dawn?

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Of all the innovations we might have expected at Lucre Towers, the launch of a new print newspaper wasn’t one of them.  But the New Day is to start its print run next week, the UK’s first new national newspaper for 30 years.  Who’da thunk?  It will be 40 pages and sell for 50p, although it […]


Luckiest Girl Alive – book review

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  When Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll was been tipped as the must-read book of 2015, it went immediately onto our reading list.  Yes, it’s taken us a little while to get round to it, but hey, we read a lot! Anyway, the novel entered the UK market in July last year with a […]


Instagram Makes More Changes to its Advertising Option

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  It seems like only yesterday that Instagram introduced its full-blown ad business, but already the photo and video sharing app has announced another change to the service that will allow marketers to utilise 30-second clips as part of their ad campaigns.   Lifting the 15-second limit that consumers face when posting video content, the […]