Prohibition blog

December 2012

Viewing posts from December , 2012

The top ten topics on social media in 2012

With 2012 coming to a close its fair to say that this year has been eventful and with everything that has been going on over the past months people have been talking, tweeting and updating their statuses regarding some of the hottest topics of 2012.

From the incredible success of the London Olympics, the Queen’s Jubilee, Euro 2012, Kate’s pregnancy, oh and that popular erotic novel that got everyone talking, 50 Shades Of grey, 2012 has provided plenty of conversation across the online community and Facebook has released the stories that got people talking on a global scale.

Read More

Is 2013 finally going to be the year MySpace makes a big splash again?

Talks have recently turned to the once trendy and dominating social network site MySpace. Preparations have been taking place for the sites return next year which Specific Media, the new owners, have promised users a bigger and better site. Focusing on music, movies and the fans – it believes that “artists are really tired of sending their fans over to one platform to listen to music, another to watch a social stream, and a different place to watch videos, buy merchandise or even purchase tickets”. The owners seem very convinced and it seems they are planning for a huge success. However, it has to be pretty good if they are preparing to dominate the social media world again!

Read More

HOW TO PREPARE FOR AND AVOID CLOUD OUTAGES

In October, Amazon Web Services suffered an outage on the East Coast of America resulting in a number of websites going down. Amazon offers companies the opportunity to host enterprise applications and big data projects in the cloud and supports sites such as Reddit, Airbnb and Flipboard – all of which were affected by the outages.

Read More

Is this the worst music video ever?

I had to share this video with you because it is so terrible it’s brilliant. It’s of our two favourites Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta and the dance they do is so great.

I have one question – what were they thinking when they decided to do this? I find it strangely watchable.

Read More