Posts Categorized: Social Media News

Skype to create new jobs in London as part of its expansion plans

Internet calling provider, Skype, is looking to expand its presence in Europe by developing its workforce at its London base. It’s understood that Skype will employ 400 extra people between London and Stockholm to facilitate its latest expansion plans. The news is likely to be welcomed by the UK government… Read more »

Facebook slam employers who request log-in details of candidates

Facebook has condemned the practice of selected employers in the US who have started to request the Facebook log-in details of potential employees during their recruitment process. In recent months it has emerged that some employers and government agencies have started to request that job seekers provide log-in details to… Read more »

DOMINO’S PIZZA SHORTLISTED IN MAJOR UK APP AWARDS

Domino’s Pizza UK Ltd, the pizza delivery expert, has been shortlisted in the prestigious Carphone Warehouse Appys 2012, which celebrate development and innovation in app technology. Domino’s iPhone and Android mobile ordering apps have been shortlisted in the Best Food and Cooking category. The shortlist is compiled by over a… Read more »

New iPad went on sale for £50 due to Tesco blunder

An I.T error lead to Tesco offering the soon-to-be released Apple iPad for sale for just £49.99 yesterday. The leading supermarket chain has apologised for the blunder, and revealed they will be getting in touch with all customers who attempted to place an order for the new iPad when it… Read more »

New online Limo Forum launched in the wake of LimoChat's closure

An established online limo industry forum was forced to close this week due to a high volume of abusive comments targeting forum members. However a brand new and improved limo chat website, LimoFourm.com, has stepped into the breach to offer those industry experts a safe and secure platform from which… Read more »

Facebook could help predict disease outbreaks in the future

Academics believe social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter could help predict disease outbreaks and other phenomenon in the future. Research conducted by Bristol University’s Intelligent Systems Laboratory used information from location tagged tweets and status updates to predict flu outbreaks and rainfall by collecting keyword information related to… Read more »

New statistics reveal the social networking habits of Brits

New Statistics released this week have revealed the extent of the social networking habits of the nation. The Office of National Statistics official figures show that 57% of the adult population in the UK is involved in a social network of some kind, a rise of 14% compared to 2010…. Read more »

Domino's launches iPad pizza ordering app

Domino’s Pizza, the pizza delivery experts, has launched a new free iPad app to enable pizza lovers to order in a matter of swipes. Developed by Somo, the iPad app is the latest mobile addition to Domino’s ordering methods and sits alongside its existing iPhone and Android apps. iPad users… Read more »

New highly optimised (SEO) business directory about to launch

A brand new highly optimised online business directory specialising in listings for hire and rental companies is due to be launched in the UK next week. www.anythingforhire.co.uk does exactly what is does on the tin, it offers users based across the UK access to one of the largest databases of… Read more »