It’s here again! The longed-for day of practical jokery is upon us. If you’re reading this before midday then it’s your one chance of the year to prank someone and use the excuse… “April Fool!” Read more
By Gavin Warren @HaggiePartners
Late last year Twitter made the decision to replace its ‘favourite’ button with a ‘like’ button giving users a new way to show their appreciation for tweets.
Facebook has been using this feature for years which they themselves updated recently to allow users to respond to posts with a variety of emojis. The sudden change on Twitter may have come as a shock to their users but it’s not the first time that something like this has happened. Back in 2013, Facebook took a leaf out of Twitter’s book by adding a panel showing trending hashtags to its homepage, a key feature of Twitter.
By Connor Murphy @HaggiePartners
‘To have great poets, there must be great audiences.’ Walt Whitman
Many a social media adviser has been asked the question ‘how do we get more followers’? While the answer is never the same, the sentiment is always similar. To have a large number of followers is fantastic and is obviously a fundamental part of your social media strategy, but relying on them as a measurement of success can blind you to your audience’s worth. You may have a huge following, but how many of them are real, active or even care about what you are saying and sharing? Read more
As we approach Super Bowl 50, the hype is at an all-time high but how much do you actually know about America’s most watched sport? Like most of us this side of the Atlantic you probably know little-to-nothing so here are some facts about Sunday’s game you can impress your friends with.
There have been strong rumours circulating that Twitter is about to give up it’s most beloved feature and extend their 140-character limit. This limit has been around as long as the platform itself and is part of its personality. Tweets are supposed to be short, sharp and snappy. This was the original selling point and one of the main reasons Twitter first exploded on the social media scene. Could this be about to change? Read more
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