If the internet was a beach then this blog post would likely be smaller than a grain of sand on that beach. About 3.1b people use the internet (2014 figures) - so about 42% of the world's population - and that figure is just going to grow. It's worth bearing this in mind when you start off on a search journey. How many people have taken the route that you're taking? Think about it, when you start typing in the search bar and it autopopulates to the the search you're looking for? Well that's cause lots of other people have searched that term too. We're all not so different after all.
Humans are programmed to find the path of least resistance and this start up, Flic, are here to help. Basically it's an app paired with physical buttons that help perform actions. Like ordering a taxi, or order a pizza. I'll have three please!
One of the great things about the internet is the amount of crazy ideas that people put out. Like Shift. Basically a sneaker that you control with an app to change it's colours etc. It's thinking like this that that gets me excited. Check it out
The stats show that Facebook video is a winner. Engagement and views are through the roof. But it's also made us think about how we put our videos together because sound is user initiated. Check out this interesting post on it here.
So by now you've all realised that FB Messenger isn't going away. It's destined to live on your phone, eating your battery. So if you're going to have it you might as well make use of it right? Sohere you'll find 5 tips that should make it better.
You can now find out the calories of some (American) fast food foodstuffs. Google have just launched the service so you can expect the list of foods covered to grow as chains update their details. Just Google Big Mac calories and see...
Snapchat have been running geo targeted stories for a while now. They do them for college football and so on. And now they're trying to monetise it but letting brands create their own geofilters. It's an interesting move. Read about it here
And that's the lowdown for this week. Hope there was some interesting things in there for you.
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