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George Parker: Why Suicide Girls is what social networking sites should be all about – nudes and all

George Parker describes a social networking site he approves of – the rather memorable SuicideGirls. Seven years ago, when Facebook was barely three years old and Twitter was not yet launched, I interviewed ‘Missy Suicide,’ the co-founder with Sean Suhl, ...

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Why hackers are winning the battle against brands

Two of the unintended consequences of the digital age are the fact that social media companies know everything about you (something we increasingly accept as the way of the world, gloomily) and the other is that such tech companies’ systems ...

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Two fingers to social media from defiant Ryanair

I was amused to read that the incoming head of comms at Ryanair (forgive the oxymoron) has “deliberately” ruled out a social media strategy. New boy Robin Kiely (left) tells us – apparently without irony – that such an initiative ...

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Wonga is caught out for blogging dirty on Twitter

Sally Bercow and Alan Davies – who you may recall were a little too keen to blacken the name of Lord McAlpine – are not the only prominent twitterati caught abusing social media recently. Wonga, the so-called payday loans company ...

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Social media is on the up and up but Facebook is slowing in developed markets

GlobalWebIndex, which claims to be the world’s largest and most detailed ongoing global research study into consumer behaviour online, has published its latest report Social Platform Adoption Trends 2012. The analysis is based on interviews with more than 152,000 individuals ...

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Ad Dynamo says anyone can be paid-for Tweeter

Any Twitter user can now make money from their social media activity, according to South Africa-based ad marketplace Ad Dynamo. The company has just launched its new Sponsored Tweets service enabling Twitter’s 140 million worldwide users to get paid for ...

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Axe starts nationwide hunt for Susan Glenn

You’ve seen Susan Glenn the movie – well, 30-second spot actually, courtesy of Unilever’s Axe and BBH New York. Now listen up for news of the six-episode Web opera. Unlike the ad, it doesn’t have anything to do with Agent ...

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