Monthly Archives: September 2013

PageRank for Eco Systems by Using Google Algorithm

PageRank for Eco Systems In 2009, researchers discovered a new use for the Google algorithm: to determine which species are critical in order to sustain various ecosystems by using PageRank for Eco Systems. The discovery was made by a paper which was published in PLoS Computational Biology. The paper claimed that the PageRank feature used […]

Facebook Verified Accounts: Facebook Follows Twitter Suit

Facebook Verified Accounts Due to the sheer volume of pages and accounts for prominent public figures and celebrities, Facebook has made it possible to discern the real from the imposter. This has been achieved with its new Facebook verified accounts. Once again the social media platform has been taking notes from Twitter. The Facebook model […]

Top 25 Social Media Stats 2013

Top 25 Social Media Stats 2013

As social media grows, and its usage continues to increase at a huge rate, it is probable that it will reach a point where it is deeply saturated within both our culture and our conscience. Some would argue that this has already largely been accomplished, however the scope of that discussions spans beyond the limitations […]

TweetDeck 2013 Makeover

TweetDeck 2013 Makeover

Since the 2011 implementation of TweetDeck, the platform has continued to upgrade and enhance itself. June 2013 saw the addition of the pro tool, the most significant update to the format for years. From a visual perspective, the change is stunning. The early beta versions of the TweetDeck were dark, as designers opted for a […]

NSA Legal Grounds for Accessing Data Held by Google and Facebook

NSA Legal Grounds for Accessing Data Held by Google and Facebook

It is now common knowledge that the NSA can access the personal data held by Google, Facebook and seven other major internet companies through a program called PRISM. This information was revealed in The Washington Post on Thursday 6th June 2013. The Director of National intelligence stated that PRISM was specifically used to access the […]

The Impact of Social Media on Film and TV Reviews

Increasingly in recent years, television shows and films are finding it increasingly difficult to muster the continued interest and positive reviews that enable their success. Due to the word of mouth nature on which social media platforms operate, twinned with the average user having direct access to over one hundred other people, bad reviews can spread […]

British Airways Home Advantage Social Media Campaign

British Airways Home Advantage As an official Sponsor for the London 2012 Olympic Games, British Airways made use of various social media platforms to launch its widely successful Home Advantage Campaign. The brief of the British Airways Home Advantage campaign was to encourage British people to stay at home during the Olympic Games. The irony […]