We’re through! The end of a social media love affair

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The first Facebook divorce has now happened. It was only a matter of time. Earlier this week it was reported that Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper had allowed jilted wife Ellanora Baidoo to serve her elusive husband with divorce papers via a Facebook message. Baidoo’s lawyer commented, “it’s new law, and it’s necessary,” but many critics have…Read the full article…

Facebook Town: Welcome to a new reality

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Rarely does a day go by anymore without Facebook grabbing headlines. However, the company’s most recent announcement really piqued my interest – because it bore such strong similarities to a fictional tale that I’ve just been reading. Numerous national media titles in the UK, including the BBC, have published news of the company’s purchase of a 56-acre plot of land…Read the full article…

The Sainsbury’s saga: Nectar announcement is latest comms fail

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As a long-standing Sainsbury’s customer, I was somewhat shocked, this morning, to receive the following email from the company:  The first shock was that I even viewed the contents of the email in the first place, given the myriad of marketing communication that I receive on a daily basis from various brands I have some loose…Read the full article…

The right to be forgotten: is it possible to truly erase a digital footprint?

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A remarkable ruling was made by the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg earlier this week. In an unprecedented step, it declared that search giant Google must now look to amend some search results at the request of ordinary people like you and I. Reporting on the ruling, BBC News stated, “the judgement…Read the full article…

Has WWE gone too far with its use of social media?

Donald Trump & Vince McMahon Make WWE History

The current state of the professional wrestling landscape, as we know it today for both better and for worse, can be directly traced back to the night of Monday 4th  January 1999. On that infamous evening, during the middle of WCW Nitro, commentator Tony Schiavone uttered the immortal words that are now lodged firmly in grappling folklore: “Fans, if…Read the full article…