23 Jan '12

Pigeons get a shock in Trafalgar Square

If you happened to be in or around Trafalgar Square early this morning you may have noticed an enormous glowing sun suspended underneath Nelson’s column.

Installation artists Greyworld created #TraflagarSun as part of Tropicana’s ‘Brighter Mornings’ campaign.

On and … Read More

15 Jun '10

Now you can buy drugs with a credit card

I came across this the other day – and it’s a real potential game changer for the world of e-commerce. Square is a new mobile credit card payment device which simply plugs into your iPhone (or iPad or any other … Read More

06 Apr '10

Viral Ad Network partners with New Media Age

How do you measure the success of an online video campaign? Is success based on the weight of views or does the natural pass along effect of people sharing among friends, peers, family members and social networks provide a true … Read More

31 Mar '10

How to make games on Twitter

Both gaming and Twitter are massive growth areas in the media sphere, so the idea of games within Twitter is media gold-dust. To get an insight into what’s being done and what’s possible, I wrote up some notes from a … Read More

08 Feb '10

Twitter outage during Superbowl silences voices

One of the curious things about Twitter is that the service doesn’t always deliver on what you’d expect from something that is endlessly talked about.

Amid the hype, celebrity endorsements and impressive growth rate (although the steep curve has flat … Read More

23 Dec '09

Crystal ball social media predictions + Facebook Memology

Here’s a short, punchy approach to trend forecasting, with a nod to Twitter’s 140 characters format.

TrendsSpotting Market Research has just published a slideshare presentation that presents 140 character forecasts from a number of industry people with more than … Read More

15 Dec '09

Social networks roll out the changes

Some interesting changes happening at Twitter and LinkedIn at the moment, which give a hint of where both social networks are heading in the New Year.

Twitter has announced on its official blog it is to begin beta testing a … Read More

27 Aug '09

Charming Flashmob…

I’m a big fan of comedian Richard Herring and have been since the days of Fist of Fun and TMWRNJ

Having been to his Edinburgh warm-up for his “Hitler’s Moustache” show (which was brilliant) I’ve been following his daily blog … Read More

25 Aug '09

Visualization Kicks Butt

GoodMorning! Full Render #2 from blprnt on Vimeo.

I can’t lie visualization is nerd porn, and very good. This was tweeted to me this morning by stilgherrian

GoodMorning! is a Twitter visualization tool which shows about 11,000 tweets collected … Read More