Tag Archives | Social Networking


Ello Locks In its Ad-Free Promise to Users

Ello, the social network which promises to “never sell your data” has moved to reassure users of its bona fides by incorporating as a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC). A Public Benefit Corporation has a charter which commits it to specific goals and values beyond mere profit. The charter is binding on the company, and remains in effect, even […]

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Twitter Claims 72% Of Followers Likely To Purchase

A couple of months ago Twitter finally made their “self-serve” advertising platform available to Irish and UK small businesses. We (Blacknight) have been using it a bit over the last couple of months and while we’re still very much in the “experiment” phase it’s been interesting to watch how it works. Of course advertising revenue […]

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Vine Web Profiles Now Live

Twitter has launched “Vine on the Web”, which means that if you reserved your custom URL / profile it’s now live. The profile page of a user is quite similar to what we’re used to seeing with Twitter, in fact, most of the experience is similar. However there are differences. For example, while you can […]

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Photobomb With Grumpy Cat

Grumpy Cat is an internet sensation and now you can bring her to your mobile device with GrumpyBomb. The app, which is 100% free, lets you easily add Grumpy Cat to your existing iPhone photos, or take a new one and add her and an appropriate caption.   The icons are cartoonish and playful and […]

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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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