Advertisers, listen up: Twitter unveils Audience Insights

According to NextWeb, has unveiled its Audience Insights to detail follower demographics, interests and behaviours. eConsultancy says: "Using audience insights, advertisers can more easily visualise information about the people who are interacting with their brands on Twitter." Click here for...

29 May 2015

Don't be surprised to see your Instagram photos on sale...

The Washington Post reports that someone else can sell your Instagram photos for $90,000. It's not just a possibility - it's just happened. It seems Richard Prince has been 'rephotographing' since the 1970s, with his 'New Portraits' collection at New York's Frieze Art Fair comprising 37...

26 May 2015

Shark tweets, scores followers and shark tracking awareness

One way to humanise an otherwise scary creature is to give it a decidedly human name. Another way is to set up an anonymous Twitter account for it, and then to post regular, humorous tweets from the account. That's exactly why a great white shark named Mary Lee suddenly has over 50,000...

18 May 2015

Twitter's CFO tackles marketing, too

The Drum calls Twitter's reported appointment of its chief financial officer (CFO), Anthony Noto, to handle its marketing operations, "a surprising twist" in the social media brand's search for its next chief media officer (CMO). But it's The Verge that allegedly broke the news, pointing out that...

6 May 2015

Pinterest pins marketers to the post

AdWeek reports that Pinterest has opened up to brands with new ways to now plan posts and buy ads. This effectively makes it easier to promote pins through the new Marketing Developer Program, says TechCrunch, which includes pin-scheduling tools and API optimisation. This helps coordinate...

28 Apr 2015

Madonna in race row over Instagram pics; defaced Mandela image

Madonna has been forced to apologise after posting defaced images of Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela and Bob Marley on her Instagram account. for more go to Madonna in race row over Instagram pics...

6 Jan 2015

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