“Elegant Tools” with Facebook, GDS, Orange and OpenIdeo

“Elegant Tools” with Facebook, GDS, Orange and OpenIdeo

Last night I went to an event called “Elegant Tools” which was hosted by Facebook in the swanky surrounds of the St Pancras Renaissance, which was also once the location for a great episode of Most Haunted. The evening was…

2 reasons journalism continues to have a dysfunctional relationship with Facebook

Mary Hamilton wrote this week “No, good content is not enough for Facebook success”, responding to what Liz Heron had said at a recent conference. Mary’s argument is that Facebook are being misleading when they tell news organisations that making…

Two posts well worth reading about the Facebook news feed algorithm

“I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me” – Mat Honan For Wired, Mat Honan ‘liked’ literally everything Facebook threw at him, to see what happened. He could only bear it for…

Complaining you get less organic Facebook reach is looking down the wrong end of the telescope

You’ll have heard a lot over the last few weeks on how Facebook is screwing down the organic reach of brand posts, and there’s a lot of unhappy people out there. I think anyone complaining they get less organic Facebook…

“From Search to Social” – BuzzFeed, Facebook, Metro & UsVsTh3m at #SMWLDN

Today I was part of a panel at Social Media Week London talking about the big shift “From search to social”. Here are some of the notes I took whilst on stage with BuzzFeed UK’s Luke Lewis, Facebook’s Karla Geci,…