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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

#HelloNetto – Tasty Pastry Anyone?

As part of our work with Scandinavian supermarket chain, Netto, we were tasked with helping to launch Netto’s new Queen’s Road store in Sheffield – part of the firm’s plan to open 15 stores in 2015. We wanted to get locals talking about Netto online, so what better way to do it then by getting …Read More

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

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

Prohibition delivers innovative social media ‘tweet shop’ for national housing organisation Keepmoat

Last month, we were lucky enough to work alongside Keepmoat, one of the national market leaders in sustainable community regeneration and housing, to help them to stand out at key industry trade show, CIH, held at Manchester Central. Briefed by Keepmoat to make its presence at the conference stand out amongst the crowd, we were …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 Apr '13

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The 10 Best April Fools Stunts

Google Regular pranksters Google certainly did not disappoint this year! Now I could probably write a whole post purely on Google’s April Fools stunts from yesterday, but I’ll cut to the chase: Google Nose: First up is Google Nose, as its name implies, the service lets you search to find out what your queries smell …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

25 Jan '13

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Heard on the Vine about Twitter’s new way of video sharing?

Despite already enabling us to share our pictures from Instagram and our videos from YouTube, Twitter now has a new way to share videos within its tweets. Twitter has shown us how brands can connect with their target audience, by providing an open door to the vast ocean of consumers. Due to the concise nature …Read More

16 Jan '13

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The legal implications of social media.

As PR experts, we know the major benefits that using social media sites can bring and are aware of how to use them properly. However, some people out there do not know the full ramifications of what they post, despite  the laws being easy to access, such as on the BBC’s website, which clearly explains …Read More