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Live stream revolution: Twitter embeds periscope – what will it mean?

2016 can be seen as the year live video was pushed into the mainstream. Facebook’s monumental roll out of Facebook live is a testament to just how serious tech giants are taking the live stream movement. Cisco estimate that by 2020, 75% of mobile data usage will be video. Twitter and their subsidiary Periscope have …Read More

Prohibition PR – Best consumer relations campaign

If you follow us on social media, you may have noticed that this week was the CIPR Yorkshire & Lincolnshire PRide Awards. This is a night that the staff always look forward to and use as an excuse to get dressed up and drink lots of wine (it is a bonus when the boss pays!) …Read More

A new social media timeline for 2017

As social media continues to grow and become increasingly critical to our day to day lives, the number of niche platforms available for us to express our likes, dislikes, hopes and dreams is at an all-time high. No matter what you need to talk about – be it a new TV programme or a new …Read More

Lighting up Leeds Lifestyle Awards

We love a good night out here at Prohibition, and an awards evening is no exception. So when our account team for our client, The Light, was invited to the Leeds Lifestyle Awards, we accepted with open arms (and mouths). Our lovely client, The Light invited the team to join them at the event – …Read More

The social media habits of the over 50s

Is your mum on Facebook? What about your gran? Well, if not, it may not be long before you receive a friend request from some of the older members of your family as the channel is fast becoming more and more popular with an older audience. In fact, 12 per cent of active Facebook members …Read More

Instagram’s new algorithm and how you can survive the changes

Since its launch in 2010, social networking giant and celebrity favourite, Instagram, has mostly stayed true to its original format. Despite being bought by Facebook for a hefty $1 billion dollars way back in 2012, the original concept of taking a picture, adding a pretty filter and sharing to your loyal followers (with the addition …Read More

We shall fight them on the beaches; we shall fight them on Facebook

In the next few months, politics will be all over the news agenda with the EU referendum, campaigning to either leave or stay in the EU. At one point, campaigning meant that a group of people would knock on every door in the street and persuade you to listen to their point of view and …Read More

The real winners of New York Fashion Week F/W 2016

As New York Fashion Week Fashion Week F/W ’16 draws to a close and the fashion pack hits the streets of London, here at Prohibition HQ we’ve been looking into not only the newest trends on the catwalk, but also the newest trends in the use of social media at one of fashion’s biggest calendar …Read More

Leeds Paid Work Placement – Magazine Editor

We are delighted to announce that we are offering a new paid placement role, for Leeds students, as our voluntary magazine Student Wire is recruiting a new student editor for the next twelve months. Want to stand out from your peers? Student Wire is the perfect way to do so. With editor of one of …Read More

Five ways Snapchat can benefit brands…

Launched in 2011, Snapchat is one of the relatively new kids on the block when it comes to social media platforms, although this does not mean it is any less popular. The channel sees 100 million daily active users all across the world, meaning that an average 8.8 photos are shared on Snapchat every single …Read More