Category Archives: Social Media

MySpace launches UK jobs

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Share this post MySpace is partnering with SimplyHired – which it works with in the US – to launch an online jobs channel in the UK, reports Mashable today. The UK version of MySpace will deliver a million job ads … Continue reading

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Bebo hires Gambino to take on MySpace

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Share this post Whatever happened to Angel Gambino, she of "MTV 2.0"? Well she's been hired by Bebo to a new position of VP-music. Bebo is interested in rivaling MySpace in the music stakes. Until January this year she was … Continue reading

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Pitch.tv steers away from social?

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Share this post Interesting times over at Pitch.tv, the mobile entertainment and community service from Pitch Entertainment Group. Pitch Mobile Social Network is a mobile service that takes the best of sites like Myspace, Flickr and Youtube and mashes them … Continue reading

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Mobile content picking up?

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Share this post Mobango, a site for publishing and sharing user-generated content for mobile phones claims it has experienced a 41% monthly growth in the amount of content being downloaded through its mobile portal across Europe, North America and Asia. … Continue reading

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Second Lifers avoid TV

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Share this post Over half of Second Life users are watching less TV since becoming memebers of the virtual world, according to a new report. But clearly TV advertisers had better get moving into this new world, because the report … Continue reading

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MoblogUK relaunches with new look

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Share this post Moblog.co.uk has relaunched its site with a new redesign and launched a moblog for mobile operator 3’s X-Series handset range. Co-founder Alfie Dennen says: “The new homepage is geared towards being more inviting to new users, whilst … Continue reading

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Real life brands behave the same in Second Life

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Share this post Nic Mitham at the K Zero blog (a marketing and branding company) has posted a map of all the real-world brands he could find operating in the virtual world of Second Life. It’s a hard-wired map which … Continue reading

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Marketers failing inside Second Life

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Share this post Hamburg-based research firm Komjuniti has published the first extensive survey of Resident attitudes toward marketing in Second Life. MTV, Coke, Dell, American Apparel – they are all at it. The results [PDF] are that 72% of 200 … Continue reading

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Advertising to shun user-generated video

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Share this post The FT reports that social media sites with video, like YouTube and MySpace, will not earn as much in advertising as professional video sites. According to Screen Digest, the media analysis company, ad revenues on UGC sites … Continue reading

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Reaction on MySpace MP3 move

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Share this postReaction is coming in on the Myspace decision to sell non-DRM MP3s from unsigned bands registered on the site. The Register: “We reckon it’s the record companies that should be more woried about MySpace than Apple at the … Continue reading

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