Tag: social media

Twitter offline due to code change

Twitter went offline yesterday due to an internal code change which lasted over 6 hours. The code change was reverted back to the previous version which corrected the problem. How did we all cope without one of the biggest social platforms on the internet? Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-35361150 Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-35351154    

WhatsApp to be free

Internet communication application WhatsApp is now free to use. For the last few years, you’ve had to pay a subscription after 12 months. But the company says that fee is being scrapped immediately. It costs around 69p-a-year, but if you’ve just paid it, you won’t get a refund. WhatsApp  is owned by Facebook, already has …

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Friend Reunited to Close

Launched in 2000 one of UKs first social networking sites, Friends Reunited is closing. After being sold in 2005 the site went into decline, and despite being taken over again by its originators it could not recover it’s previous usage against the giant Facebook. Although Friends Reunited is closing, the founder, Steve Parkhurst is opening a completely …

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It’s All About Media

At last night’s business networking event run by Business Gateway in Ayr there were 2 speakers both of which highlighted the importance of networking, one through traditional media, but now extending onto digital media, and the second about digital or social media. There’s no doubt that in today’s world Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and a host …

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