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FOURSQUARE FOCUS

Posted by Drew Benvie

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17 January - In March last year, I started using Foursquare, which was then a US-only service that seemed to plug nicely into Twitter and that I heard all the right people had moved over to. In October, it launched in the UK and this month, it seems to have hit its first UK tipping point.

INFO OVERLOAD

Posted by Danny Whatmough

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15 January - Social networks have become a solid part of any marketer's thinking over the past few years and more and more members of the general public are spending more and more of their online time there too. I've spoken before about the 'information overload' problem that increasingly exists, as more and more networks appear, with more and more users.

CHANGING SPACES

Posted by Tim Dyson

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15 January - In the past year, news about traditional media has been all bad. Circulations of newspapers and magazines are dropping like stones and TV networks are struggling to attract viewers. Much of this decline has been blamed on the emergence of the internet as an alternative way for people to spend their time.

So, with traditional media getting ever smaller, competition for space increases, yet the value of that space also declines as it is seen by fewer people.

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