For my first post officially introducing my academic research project, I just thought I would go back to where hashtags started… On a fine August day in 2007, Chris Messina, a social technology expert, came up with the very first hashtag on Twitter as a way to organise group conversations on Twitter (original tweet below). Six […]
Mobile commerce has reached unprecedented levels, and it seems that this trends has been on the increase amongst men in recent months, with 34% of men under 34 now buying more clothes online than offline (Source: Mobile Marketing) And since the downturn a new trend has emerged; buying and selling second hand goods. Of course eBay […]
London Fashion Week is one of my favourite times of the year where you can spot the coolest, craziest fashion right on your doorstep. I have always been amazed by the power of fashion bloggers who have amassed thousands of dedicated followers and made a career out of their passion for fashion. In the early […]
Where has the summer gone? I’ll be back at university for the second year of my masters, ‘the scary year’, as I am expected to produce a major piece of academic research. Here’s what I have learnt over the past 12 months of juggling a full time job and a part-time MRes. Masters are hard […]
Found on the net #1: AOL on Tech, Social Commerce, Maslow’s revamped hierarchy of needs, CityMapper and bacon!
I’ve been thinking about a series of blog posts for a while of random things found of the back of the Internet; videos, tweets, interesting business models and new innovations that are worth a mention. Without further ado, here are this week’s favs. 1) AOL on Tech YouTube channel It was announced last year that […]