Move over Meerkat

We were just getting into the idea of a strange app called Meerkat, enabling Twitter users the ability to live stream video content to followers. Periscope followed in quick succession, the difference being that Twitter created and owns the video streaming app. Meerkat can no longer use Twitter as a platform to live stream content.

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Operation Bite Back is a go

OLX has joined forces with Ban Animal Trading (BAT), Beauty Without Cruelty (BWC), together with other major online classified platforms, to launch Operation ‘Bite Back’, aimed at helping to stamp out puppy mills and the indiscriminate sale of dogs being sold online for illegal dog fighting.

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Winter is coming via social media

The popular TV series, Game of Thrones aired its fourth season première this month. The winter is coming season has proved to be the most popular topic of conversation on Twitter, with more than 500,000 tweets to date.  The producers have cleverly structured each episode, to leave viewers excited with cliff-hangers and plot twists. Social media hashtags have paved the way to getting the hype going about the latest season, says the HBO network.

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