Google has shared what we searched for in 2013, especially useful if like me you have a short memory. Among the highlights – the royal baby – equal marriage – Pope Francis – the death of Paul Walker – Nelson Mandela. Funny how a year can be condensed into 1 minute and 31 seconds.
As millions tune into the final of the X Factor many are predicting who they think will win this years competition. Twitter analytics service Tweview thinks it knows and has throughout this years X Factor succesfully predicted the bottom acts each week and now says that based on sentiment on Twitter Nicholas McDonald will win. … More Who won the Twitter #XFactor ?
As part of the 50th anniversary for Doctor Who this brilliant infographic captures the Time Lord timelines.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment is a psychometric questionnaire designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions. They say these test should be carried out by a certified professional however some online services claim to be able to carry out the test. I tried a test based on Myers-Briggs here which gave me a result … More Which famous personality are you like?
Doctor Who is not just about the Doctor. The Doctor’s companions have been massively important in the history of Doctor Who. Sarah Jane Smith is among the most amazing companions, going on to her own series. Sadly she is no longer with us but so glad she went on to so much more with the … More Doctor Who companions
A boss can make all the difference to the performance of their team. A bad boss can result in increased sickness, staff who lack confidence and a team that has no direction. A good boss can really drive up productivity, increase loyalty of team members and create a happier environment that others will want to … More What makes a good boss?
In case didn’t know it seems Apple is about to announce the next iPhone – all indication is it will be on their planned event on 10th September 2013 and maybe one of them will be called the iPhone 5S with another, cheaper version, called the iPhone 5C. There is a possibility that Apple will … More iPhone 5S wish list
In the run up to Apple’s announcement on September 10, when we expect to see at least one new iPhone (maybe more), this parody video gives a funny alternative to how Apple could present it’s latest upgrade.
This brilliant infographic tracks the history of music media since 1980. It shows the decline of vinyl, followed by the growth and then decline of the tape. I never realised how dominate tape was during the late 80s, but guess that’ll be all those Walkman owners. It shows how at the start of this century … More Tracking the history of music media
This great video explains, in an easily understandable way, why YouTube views on popular videos get stuck for a while at 301 views. Christopher Wellbelove
This infographic shows what happens in 60 seconds on some of the most popular domains/apps. Some stand out stats include the fact that in 60 seconds there are 278 thousand tweets, 20 million photo views on flickr, 2 million searches on Google and 72 hours of video uploaded to YouTube. Rising social stars such SnapChat … More What happens in 60 seconds on the internet
This is a great infographic that shares some useful tips on how to get more retweets by your Twitter followers. One tip is quite simple, ask for the retweet in your tweet, with ‘Please Retweet’ having a 51% retweet rate. Another key takeout is not to talk about yourself in your tweet, with followers less … More Please retweet this: Top tips for getting retweets
With huge advances in smart phone technology and features over the last few years, it is easy to forget what an amazing device the iPhone was when the original iPhone was released in 2007. The iPhone revolutionised the phone in our pocket from something you called your friends with to a mobile computer that you … More The amazing history of Apple’s iPhone
So how do you increase your influence on Twitter? In a previous post I discussed how you can increase your ‘Klout score’ which is a way of measuring your influence on social networks. Here is another tip for Twitter, which is something you can do today to give a jump start on increasing your social influence. … More One simple way to quickly increase your influence on Twitter
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