Friday, 6 July 2012

Social Media Podcast 47 - Google+ has 250 million active users and Elvis IS alive and Tweeting!

Taking part in Social Media Podcast Episode 47 we have Gordon White,  Kyle MurdochKirsty HunterIain Murray however, this episode could well be renamed the Google Podcast because Iain was the only one who had done his homework.  Nevertheless, we do manage to get the odd non Google topic squeezed in!

As usual, the banter is good and the conversation moves along with good humour and, we hope, some interesting information from the world of social media and emerging technology.

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Elvis gets a mention and, we chat briefly about Morton Fraser's fascinating podcast about what happens to your online stuff when you die.  We also pose some new questions for our friendly legal experts about using edited Tweets as testimonials in your marketing material - we will be interested to hear their opinion this!

There's really a lot in this one including:
  • Google+ - Reposturing has begun and, 250 million active users?
  • Introducing Nexus7 - Great if you like your tablet half baked!
  • Google Play - Playing at being iTunes?
  • NexusQ - Ideal for Androids
  • Google Now - Big Brother's not watch you, he's directing you! 
  • Microsoft Surface - Has it surfaced to soon?
  • Waze - A great way to get people to your chip shop?
  • Twitter - No longer feeding  to Linked-In - great news!
  • Take some time to reduce the size of your community
  • - A Google Chrome add on that enables relevant Twitter messages to appear on your search pages now out of Beta
  • Google Analytics goes mobile
  • Facebook Emails - Big bad Facebook have a glitch
  • Elvis is alive and Tweeting!
  • Morton Fraser's podcast - Do you have a digital sock drawer?  What happens to your stuff when you die
  • New Media Breakfast - Who won the big Social Media v SEO The Face Off?
  • Edited Tweets being used in Marketing material - one for our friends at Morton Fraser
  • What length are your Tweets?
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