However, who could have ever imagined that these powerful tools would be used by US gangs across America? In cities such as New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, gang members often use Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media outlets to spread vitriolic ‘diss’ messages and encourage rival gangs to respond. Continue reading
This year saw unseasonably cold weather in Barcelona along with a new location (Fira de Barcelona, 2km west of the previous venue, Fira de Montjuic), which spread the event over a much larger area.
A reported 72,000 people attended on Day 2 (traditionally the busiest), with a mood that was generally positive. The big themes for this year were 4G, smartphones (due to the increase from 1.5 billion devices to 1.9 billion by the year end), regulation, multiple screen experiences and new revenue streams. Continue reading
By regular contributor Lloyd Gofton who tweets here
If we rewind ten years to 2003, the conversation around retail was focused on the importance of the web Continue reading
Today’s shoppers are more promiscuous than ever. The double-dip recession is putting customer loyalty under sustained pressure as shoppers expect extended sales or short term deals on a range of products on and off the High Street. Continue reading