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The top social media stories – October 2014

The month of October is always a busy one, with the colder weather creeping in and social media suddenly overrun with snaps of pumpkins. Now we’ve reached the start of November we thought we would take a look back at the best social media articles of the month and why we love them. From Marketing tips …Read More

The Prohibition Seven Days of Social

Fast moving, always adapting and often controversial, social media is an area where many of us have divided opinions. We like to keep our ear to the ground in the social media world, and as the week comes to an end, we’ve put together a few of our favourite pieces of social media content from …Read More

How to be legally compliant on social media

Yesterday morning. the Prohibition team jointly organised a successful breakfast seminar exploring the important issue of legal compliance in social media. Held in conjunction with leading Intellectual Property law firm, HGF, the central-Leeds seminar was attended by 50 marketing and legal professionals from across the region. Social media undoubtedly provides brands with fantastic opportunities to …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

Brief flings: How social media is becoming more short-term

Social networks were never really meant to be long-winded. Twitter has and probably always will limit its users to the SMS-style 140 characters; Facebook cuts statuses off mid-paragraph and encourages you to ‘see more’ instead of displaying the whole thing and TL;DR (too long, didn’t read), a phrase originating well over a decade ago on …Read More

How mobile is paving the way for social media developments

Worldwide mobile phone sales are on fire. Currently, over one billion mobile web users are scrolling through the 1-4G universes, and their massive influence over social networks is becoming increasingly more apparent. If you’re after a good example, look no further than the new Facebook new Messenger app and how hard they’re pushing it on …Read More

18 Nov '13

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IS IT GOODBYE FOR FACEBOOK?

Since Facebook was first introduced in 2004 its popularity has sky rocketed, particularly amongst teenagers and the younger generation. The site was one of the few places where individuals could keep in touch with old friends, share photos and exchange new information or gossip. However, as the world around us becomes more technically advanced, more …Read More

13 Jun '13

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Top Tips for a successful Work Experience in Public Relations.

Don’t be afraid the agency is not as scary as the name may seem, except Chris Norton, watch out for him! I had no idea, clue, understanding, gist or hint about Public Relations, the term I like to use for myself in a situation like this is ‘I am a blank canvas’ meaning I have …Read More

01 Feb '13

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How Stipple on Facebook will help your brand

Companies’ use of Facebook will benefit greatly from the recent news that Stipple, the interactive picture app that allows us to add greater detail to images, has finally teamed up with Facebook. With online marketing having been around now for a number of years, companies are always needing fresh and exciting ways to attract new …Read More

Are we giving away FREE private information online?

Google services may seem to be free however recent research shows that our personal information is set to be worth up to $5,000 a year! According to the Colin and Collin report users of sites like Facebook and Google are classified as unpaid labourers. Essentially the report suggests that the amount of time we spend …Read More