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June 29, 2014 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / 5things / No Comments

Five things on Friday #78

TweetThings of note for the week ending June 27th, 2014. (sorry it’s late) 1. Paper Later Discovered via my friend Robbie last night (who had just taken delivery of his own copy). PaperLater is a super neat and super retro way of enjoying the articles that you save to your ‘read it later’ app of […]

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December 24, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Advertising, How to, Mobile, Social Media / 5 Comments

How to opt-out of auto-play videos in Facebook

TweetIf you hadn’t heard, Auto-play ads videos in the Facebook mobile app (and desktop) are on their way. Good? Bad? Annoying? All three? Yeah, maybe. But look, here’s the bad news: on mobile, you can’t actually switch them off. What you can do however is prevent them from playing over your mobile network. In other […]

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August 14, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Mobile, Social Media / No Comments

83% of Facebook’s UK Daily Users are on Mobile

TweetHow many? Source: TechCrunch According to the above chart, posted yesterday on TechCrunch, Facebook’s Daily Active Users (DAU) for mobile make up a staggering 83% of all active users. First off, that’s a MASSIVE NUMBER. Second, we need to dig a little deeper. As Josh Constine states ‘To be clear, total stats count each individual […]

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March 15, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Social Media, Working / No Comments

Facebook Hashtags. Wait, what?

TweetThat’s right: According to sources, Hashtags are coming to Facebook. YEAH? AND? WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?  I’ll tell you – 1. Ownership Let’s get one thing clear: Hashtags are not owned by Twitter. They’re used heavily throughout the platform, of course they are, they help track conversation topics. In fact, Twitter is so entrenched in the […]

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October 19, 2012 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / 5things / 1 Comment

Five things on Friday #42

TweetThings of note for the week ending October 19th, 2012 1. Antartica like you’ve never seen it before This is the story of a LocalWiki project named ‘Open Antarctica‘. Yes that’s right, not only is there internet in Antarctica but there’s also a LocalWiki project too! It’s a great story and some of the photography […]

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September 24, 2012 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Social Media / 1 Comment

On Facebook? I can see your private messages UPDATED: No I can’t.

TweetBut it’s probably worth hiding those old posts anyway… ———————–  UPDATE ———————– So it’s looking like these posts weren’t Private Messages after all. Back in the old days of Facebook, say between 2007 and 2009, the layout was quite different and, instead of sending each other messages and having to deal with Timelines et al, […]

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