Friday Download: United Crisis, #NuggsforCarter and Snapchat for political comms…

This week we’ve got a lesson in crisis management, a bit of politics and a story about a man who really likes chicken nuggets. Enjoy! TRIAL BY TWITTER In case you missed it – though I’m sure you didn’t – United Airlines have this week been embroiled in something of a PR nightmare after a…

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Friday Download: Facebook Town Hall, Longer Tweets and #LegsIt…

After nine months of negotiations, a Supreme Court case, votes, rallies and protests, it has been done. Donald Tusk was given the famous letter, and Article 50 was triggered. In other news, Twitter increased the character limit and introduced advertising to Periscope, and Facebook rolled out Town Hall in the US. NOT-SO-BRIEF ENCOUNTER Last September,…

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Friday Download: #PrayforCadbury, Apple Develops IPhone AR Capabilities and YouTube funding extremist content…

Whilst many of us will be enjoying chocolate eggs and the emerging springtime this Easter, the social media manager of Cadbury’s UK Twitter account will be fending off a barrage of fake news from Twitter trolls. Numerous tweets have come in stating that millions will boycott the brand, as a result of a widely-shared image…

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Friday Download: Fake News Fooling Millennials, Facebook’s Eye on VR and the funniest interview of the year…

Another busy week at FTI, and this Friday we have a great collection of stories from across the digital spectrum. We’ve had a look at Facebook’s latest venture into virtual reality, the power of fake news on millennials, and social media restrictions on Canadian companies. Just as importantly, the And Finally this week is a…

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Friday Download: Snap IPO, Twitter Fights Trolls and a new Facebook feature to help Social Media Managers…

The ability of the words “Donald Trump” to slip into any article, event or conversation, no matter how unrelated to politics, knows no bounds – the top hashtags surrounding Sunday’s Oscars included #Moonlight, #LalaLand (no surprises there!) and #TrumpWins4USA. Elsewhere in the digital sphere this week, Snap went public, Facebook rolled out a new feature,…

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Friday Download: #AskMinouche – the Bank of England’s Twitter Q&A, and the re-brand of Ad-blockers…

What a week, again! We’ve been very busy in and out of the office this week, with team members in New York, Brussels, and even donning glad rags to attend awards ceremonies (where we won Best Social Media Campaign for the second year running!). Elsewhere in the digital landscape, the Bank of England ran a…

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Friday Download: Snapchat’s Latest Publisher, Facebook vs. LinkedIn and all eyes on China…

This week we launched the highly anticipated 2017 edition of our Social Divide in the City report, an analysis and ranking of results-related performance on social media by the FTSE 100. It revealed that FTSE 100 companies are sharing more and better financial results-related posts on social media, assembling the right mix of ingredients to…

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Friday Download: Periscope Weather Check, a Social Media Slam Dunk and the rise of the bots…

It’s been another bumper week online and off, and we’ve picked some of the stories we’ve found most interesting from the last seven days. US sport, London beer, and conversations with artificial intelligences – we hope you enjoy. Happy weekend! AN UPSIDE TO LONDON WEATHER Kudos to brewery London Pride for their latest campaign #WhenItRainsItPours.…

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Friday Download: Snapchat IPO, #DeleteUber & the investors’ eye for Twitter…

January 2017 has come and flown by, and the world of digital communications is no exception. This week, we take a closer look at Snapchat going public, tweets moving share price, and hashtags losing clients. Happy weekend all! SNAPCHAT GOING PUBLIC, FACEBOOK PREPARES Snapchat has been front of the collective digital mind in recent months.…

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Friday Download: Instagram Live Video, Women’s March and a LinkedIn facelift…

The end of January is in sight, and what a month it’s been! I wonder whether February will be less…Trump-y. This week we’ve got a plethora of digital updates for you, from marching women to a LinkedIn facelift. Enjoy! SPOTLIGHT ON LIVE Instagram has rolled out a new live video feature to its global community.…

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