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If you’re in charge of a brand’s Facebook page, you probably spend a fair bit of your time worrying about how to get people to actually look at the ream of photos you’re uploading. Worry no more: we’ve found the most effective answer, and it’s about 150 years old. Welcome to the Facebook flip book… Read more

What’s the next big trend in online media? Money. That’s the word from the man behind a website that garners 20 billion monthly page views. Now that the world and his wife has easy access to cameras, music-making tools and online distribution, isn’t it time we started turning it into cash? Read more

How closely do you guard your Facebook account? Are you a habitual ‘liker’, or do you only hand out that kind of trophy to a select few sites, brands and groups? Whatever end of the spectrum you sit on, you might want to double check there’s nothing in your ‘Likes’ that looks out of place – Facebook’s been accused of letting brands scoop up erroneous admiration. Read more

The days where ‘movie marketing’ would start and end with dumping a trailer online are long dead. The best viral campaigns know their audience and know how best to engage them, and in that sense the campaign for the upcoming Hitchcock biopic is no different. Ready to frame up the perfect shot? Read more

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Is Facebook doing a Google? Earlier this year, Google announced its plans to launch its own fibre-optic internet service in the US. Now it looks like Facebook’s getting in on the action too. Well, sort of. Question is, how much are you willing to bend to get free WiFi?

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If you had trouble getting to sleep last night, it was probably thanks to the huge disturbance in the force caused by $4.5bn changing hands. Disney now owns LucasFilm, which means that it now owns Star Wars. And there’s a new one on the way.

Join us as we take a quick snap shot of the web’s reaction… Read more

Hurricane Sandy has now touched down in the states, flooding swathes of the east coast, knocking out power, killing over a dozen people and generally reminding us that nature is the boss. As a company, the best practice in such a scenario is to send your thoughts out to those affected and give some money to charity. What you don’t do, is try and profit from it. Read more

Aside from allowing users to inform an army of followers of their dietary movements and day to day movements, Twitter can occasionally be put to genuinely brilliant uses. When you’ve got over 150 million potential chums, there’s little you can’t do if your cause is a worthy one – like tracking down stolen Olympic medals. Question is, is Twitter’s power verging on the Orwellian? Read more

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