Monthly Archives: December 2012

Once upon a Twitter time

Earlier this week we learned that Twitter has started letting its users download all of their tweets. This feature will allow people to browse tweets month by month and search their entire archives (Stephen Fry might need to hire a team of analysts for that!). Currently just a small number of users are able to test this new function, but this could be rolled out soon if testing is successful. Sadly I’m not one of the ’chosen ones’, but according to those who have tried it, a ‘request your archive’ button comes up on your Twitter’s setting page and once you activate it, you get a link to download your archive as a html or csv file. Read more on Once upon a Twitter time…

Who can afford to blink first? WPP or C4

It has been reported in the Evening Standard and The Daily Telegraph that WPP and Channel 4 have reached an impasse in their re-negotiation of the deal done between the two companies two years ago, which runs out at the end of this month .

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This year’s A List

AMV sweeping the boards at the IPA awards.

Adam & Eve striking gold too.  In more ways than one.

Amanda MacKenzie’s speech to the Marketing Society.

Ads for the Guardian, Ikea and Paddy Power.

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Jingle Bells

I’m normally a Christmas sort of a gal. I love the sights, smells and sounds of the season. I love the giving (I am more of a giver than a getter, always have been) and the joy of the season that pervades everything except possibly travel. As far as I’m concerned, Thanksgiving (the best of holidays in the States) is the start of the holiday season. That is, usually. But, this year, in spite of the lights, decorations and even Christmas trees that have sprung up everywhere over the past couple of weeks, I’ll admit I wasn’t feeling very Christmas-y until I started hearing Christmas tunes.

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How to make a ‘hard-working’ idea

At one time or another, we’ve all been asked to “just do something hard-working”.

And usually, the hardest bit is working out what the hell this euphemism actually means.

So let me give you some helpful advice. Read more on How to make a ‘hard-working’ idea…

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