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The Sociable Launch Irish Twitterverse Tracker

The guys over at The Sociable have been playing around with Twitter and doing some digging into statistics of Irish users. The initial data they’ve released is quite interesting as they’re showing the “top” Irish Twitter users as well as the “early adopters”. The most popular accounts seem to be a mix of celebrities and […]

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Burger King’s Twitter Account Hacked

Hacking Twitter accounts happens all the time. Normally, however, the hacker does something overtly malicious. This time round, however, it’s just plain odd. The Burger King Twitter account was hacked and is currently spewing out content promoting McDonalds! But what makes it even more bizarre is that the account appears to be verified. Screenshot below: […]

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UK Advertising Watchdog Bans Twitter Ad Campaign

The UK’s advertising watchdog, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), has banned a twitter campaign from Nike. The complaint centred around tweets from footballers Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere. The ASA understood that, as part of their sponsorship deal with Nike, the footballers were required to take part in marketing activities and that both were asked […]

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