Articles by James Duffell

Vine Introduces Web Profiles

Since Vine allowed users to reserve custom web URLs, it was expected that web profiles were to follow on and sure enough here they are. […]

Vine Vanity URLs Released

In a similar fashion to Instagram (and pretty much all other major social networks), Vine is set to release vanity URLs for verified users today. […]

WordPress Powers Almost 19% of the Web

This past weekend was host to WordCamp San Francisco, the largest of the WordPress meetings featured a rather extensive lineup including founder Matt Mullenweg. During […]

Twitter Introduces Direct Message Syncing

At long last Twitter have introduced what appears to be a fairly simple feature, one which has frustrated countless users who interact with Twitter via […]

Introducing Hashtags on Facebook

You read it correctly! First Twitter, then Google+ and now Facebook have introduced hashtags. Hashtags are a cracking way to interact with people that have […]

Celebrate Our Birthday & Win a NOOK Simple Touch

You must have heard by now that we just turned two, which means gifts. If you’d like to win a Nook Simple Touch ereader, simply […]

WordPress 10th Anniversary

On Monday the 27th of May WordPress will be hitting the remarkable 10th birthday milestone. During which time the primitive blogging platform has grown to […]

How to Avoid About.me Domain Charges

About.me has just launched a premium service containing additional features. A particularly one desirable feature is the ability to use a custom URL so that […]

A Guide to Setting Up Gmail Filters

Google Gmail filters are the primary tool I use for automatically organising my emails, ensuring I don’t waste time with emails that don’t need my […]

App.net Introduces Domain Verification

App.net have introduced domain verification, meaning users can authenticate their accounts to prove they’re legitimate. The process is extremely simple: we’ll walk you through the […]

3ManFactory Shortlisted for BIBAs New Business of the Year

What a start to the year! After being shortlisted as Creative Business of the Year in the  Red Rose Awards and New Business of the Year […]

Twitter’s Media Grid Returns

At long last the Twitter media grid has made a return. The media grid essentially allows users to look through an account’s media links at […]

Vine Introduces Embeds

At last Vine has introduced a fairly basic feature, one which will allow users to increase the reach of their content created for the service. […]

Facebook Revives User Timelines

You heard correctly: this is by no means a complete redesign; more a case of the Facebook Timeline evolving since the mass push out last January. The […]

Pinterest Introduces Web Analytics

Pinterest has today introduced analytics which allows verified Pinterest members to track their sites activity. The analytics tool will allow you to track how many pins are […]

Youtube’s ‘One Channel’ layout rolls out to all users

Last month Google allowed specific accounts to trial the new ‘One Channel’ layout for profiles. This trial has now come to an end and is […]

Google Tweaks Google+ Profiles

Google have officially announced some new tweaks that are gradually being rolled out to user profiles (this includes pages), below is a glimpse of the […]

The Overlooked Platform (WordPress)

WordPress is often seen as a basic blogging platform, so when it comes to slightly more complex sites which require additional functionality it’s easily overlooked […]

App.net (alpha) Receives a Makeover

App.net last week received a nice shiny interface update.  For sometime now, the site has had two interface designs with the profiles remaining unchanged since […]

Google Introduce Google+ Sign-In

Google have just announced the release of the Google+ Sign-In functionality, something which networks such as Twitter & Facebook have been doing for some time […]

App.net Releases a Free Tier

App.net has released a free tired version of the relatively new service. The freemium tier of the network does however include certain restrictions compared to paid […]

MailChimp v8 Update

Today MailChimp are planning to release v8 of its popular email marketing service. As MailChimp Experts we take a particular interest in all new features & […]

3ManFactory Shortlisted for Creative Agency of the Year

These are exciting times here at 3ManFactory. Last week, we were finalists at the E3 Business Awards. This week, we have been short-listed in the Red Rose Awards […]

Instagram Introduces Web Feeds

At long last Instagram have made it worth while logging into your account on web browser with the introduction of web feeds. A web feed […]

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