Posted by Neville Hobson
Like many other people, I've joined Ping, Apple's new social network integrated into the latest iTunes 10 release that the company launched last week. Reaction by critics and pundits hasn't been particularly positive even though Apple says over a million people joined Ping within the first couple of days. I've already seen the word 'Ping' spelled out as 'Ping Is No Good.'
Posted by Danny Whatmough
If you've been active on Twitter, you will have no doubt come across paper.li. You know, those autotweets that crop up from time to time encouraging you to click through and read so-and-so's 'Daily'. Essentially, paper.li takes your most recent tweets and puts them (and the sources they link to) in a supposedly easy to read, newspaper-style format. A daily round-up of things you find interesting.
OLD IS THE NEW NEW
Posted by Nigel Hughes
There's a lovely story this week, announcing something that any good consumer PR agency knows: 'Old is the New New.' The Sun's lead article on the subject describes how consumer brands such as Fairy Liquid, Milky Bar, Wispa, OXO, Monster Munch, Tetley Tea and others are harking back to yesteryear in everything from their ad campaigns to their packaging.