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Prohibition launch world’s first dream recorder for Sealy UK (sort of)

Ever wondered what it would be like if you could record your dreams? That’s exactly what we did with our new client, the leading bed manufacturer, Sealy, with what is sure to become the must-have gadget of the year: a piece of wearable technology that records and plays back a user’s dreams in the morning. …Read More

Are Snapchat priming their service for advertising with live stories?

Snapchat is becoming big news. Despite being only three years old, the popular ephemeral photo-sharing app has taken off in a big way, and has already rebuffed a lucrative take-over bid from Facebook, seen its user numbers rocket and has now been valued at over $10 billion. Whilst many see the Snapchat service as something …Read More

Launching “housemate speed dating”

How do you make an estate agent relevant and appealing to the notoriously fickle student market? That was the brief Parklane Properties set Prohibition, and we relished the challenge.  We responded with a programme of creative executions spanning traditional PR and social media channels, aimed at engaging with the student audience in a meaningful way, while ensuring we directly …Read More

01 May '13

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Is the role of the traditional journalist dead? The new Guardian App asks the public “Do you have a story or a tip-off for us?”

From the past two years I have spent studying PR, I have noticed more than ever the increase of organisations using online platforms to do their jobs and speak with their friends. The development of new technology has meant that we can practically do anything with an iPhone or Android mobile. Mobile network EE has …Read More

21 Feb '13

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TWEET FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE WITH LivesOn TWITTER APP:

Communicating with your loved ones from beyond the grave has always been a task left to the mediums and Derek Accoras of our day, but now the creepy séances, flickering candles and moving objects are a thing of the past. As long as the dead had Twitter, they can stay alive via a new Twitter …Read More

10 Jan '13

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Facebook launches voice calls and voicemail but why?

Facebook has updated its features for iOS and Android apps with an additional option that allows users to call people and to record and send voicemails. Facebook will be testing the VoIP service in the coming weeks. However, at the moment the VoIP service is only available for Canadian users and in the forthcoming weeks …Read More

13 Apr '11

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The ‘Color’ of money – New social apps could struggle

It was sometime in 2007 that I first began hearing my friends and colleagues talking a new website called ‘Facebook’. I didn’t get it. Oh, I got the basic principle – that you could post photos of yourself and share details of your latest escapades and musings with friends near and far. What I didn’t …Read More