The Social Media Success of Red Nose Day

Walker Sands Communications - There’s no doubt that last night’s star-studded Red Nose Day benefit made headlines, as well as huge strides in fundraising for children in poverty. Social media was a significant element of the campaign. Using Wayin to measure the social media statistics, in the last 24 hours: Of the 46,324 authors talking about Red Nose Day… Read the rest

Google’s Project Fi Invites To Reach Everyone By Mid-Summer

TECHCRUNCH - Project Fi, Google’s recently announced plans to offer its own wireless cellular service, appears to have a lot of demand – or at least, that’s what an email sent out to potential customers seems to imply. The email informs those who previously registered their interest in trying out the new service that, due to the  number of requests Google… Read the rest

Google Reveals the Problem With Password Security Questions

ABC – Google analyzed hundreds of millions of password security questions and answers, revealing how startlingly easy it is for would-be hackers to get into someone else’s account. Case in point: What’s your favorite food? Using one guess, an attacker has a 19.7 percent chance of guessing an English speaking user loves pizza, accordi… Read the rest

How is Social Media Used in Business Globally?

The incredible reach of social media throughout the world is probably not one of the aspects of the internet’s development you would have thought of ten years ago. The rise and rise of the mobile phone industry, leading to smartphones and now tablets, means you can keep in contact with whomever you want, whenever you want and wherever you are. It’… Read the rest

Spotify Unveils New Features For Runners, Including Songs That Change Based On Your Tempo

TechCrunch – Spotify’s press event today wasn’t just about adding video and other content types. The company also revealed that it’s adding new features to improve the experience for anyone who listens to the app during their runs. To do that, Chief Product Officer Gustav Söderström said Spotify will now use the sensors on your phone to detect the pa… Read the rest