Twitter Expands “Buy Now” Service

Twitter is set to expand its e-commerce experiment following a successful trial with Amazon. Twitter is working with 28 partners, from a range of industries, including retailers Burberry and Home Depot, artists such as… Continue reading

Is the Dough about to go Dry?

There’s an age-old saying, “Cash is King”, but in today’s tech-heavy society, does it still hold its regal position? A well crafted experiment by Handepay in the UK, showed that maybe we should… Continue reading

Google takes on Apple and Beats by acquiring music service Songza

Google confirmed that it’s acquired the streaming music service, Songza for an undisclosed sum. Whilst no financial details have been made available yet, last month, Mashable reported that Google was in talks to purchase the service… Continue reading

Facebook takes aim at Snapchat with Slingshot; Trade a shot?

Facebook’s messaging app Slingshot was finally released yesterday. The app is similar to competitor Snapchat’s, but with one quirk: You can’t see a message from a friend until you reply back to them. After Facebook’s rejected… Continue reading

Amazon Allows Twitter Users to Shop With a Tweet

              Add it now. Buy it later. Shop from within Twitter. The bar has been raised following an announcement of a partnership between Amazon and Twitter yesterday,… Continue reading

FB Newswire – A Bridge too far for Facebook?

Last week Facebook sought to bridge another gap between Twitter’s offering and its own with the announcement of FB Newswire.   There’s going to be no prizes for innovation here, it’s a straightforward… Continue reading

Facebook’s $60m bid for Titan Aerospace

Today’s big news is all about acquisitions. We’re already in the midst of the biggest M&A boom since 2007, with deal-making activity totaling $511.4bn at the end of February, according to Thomson Reuters… Continue reading

New York Fact of the Month: October 2013

So, I recently moved to New York, and as a way of adding a new dimension to the blog, I thought I’d share some of the most interesting bits of information about the… Continue reading

3D Printing

3D printing is the future.. That Star Trek-like ability to create something out of nothing, has always fascinated me. Except the future is now. 3D printing has been around for decades, under the… Continue reading

A Message, Only For Children

Working in marketing, I often see campaigns which entrall me, but very few that resonate with me. Until today. GREY, Spain, worked on an advert that uses an optical illusion to pass on… Continue reading