News Design

BBC Three and Their New Logo

With BBC Three’s transition from television to web channel looming, they have unveiled a new brand identity and it’s fair to say there’s been something […]

A Guide to Image Based Social Media and Visual Content

When it comes to engagement on social media, study after study demonstrate that images dominate social media. Image based social network, Instagram, overtook Twitter last […]

How UK Teens Use Social Media

Over the years, we have worked with school, college and university students teaching a range of sessions from web safety right through to job hunting […]

Google+ Overhaul: What You Need to Know

It was recently reported around 40% of surveyed brands with pages on Google+ have either never posted any content, or do so infrequently. It’s something […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

YouTube Redesign Channels

Google have just launched redesigned channels for limited users whilst in beta. The new design leans heavily on the styling of the Google+ interface, giving […]

New Twitter Image Filters: Eat Your Heart Out Instagram

We recently blogged about Twitter’s little fracas with Instagram (and other third party folk) but today might provide the answer as to the growing rift […]

Delicious Receives a Makeover

In September 2011 Delicious received a complete redesign after it was purchased by AVOS Systems, a refreshed feel which the ageing site was long overdue. […]

What You Need to Know About Instagram Web Profiles

On the 5th of November Instagram previewed brand new web profiles for selected accounts (including @nike, @cucinadigitale, @mycookingdiary & @palomaparrot – and now mine!). Today sees […]

3hundredand65: A Contributor’s Story

We know the benefits of social networking for business as well as we know the misgivings and perils. We’re all too aware of the dangers […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: Additional Image Sizes

Additional Image Sizes does exactly what you’d expect, this could possibly be the simplest way to create new image sizes without additional coding within a […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: Editorial Calendar

The Editorial Calendar is one of my favourite plugins to use on news style installs, which deal with large amounts of content on a regular […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: Login Logo

Following on from my recommendation of using the Theme Tester plugin when working on live sites, this next plugin will essentially help you to replace […]

Facebook Timeline for Business and Pages: What You Need To Know

The Facebook Timeline for pages is finally here. If you’re resisting change, the upgrade happens on 30th March, 2012 for all pages so it makes […]

Memories: Creativity Against Cancer

If you follow me on Twitter,  you might have heard me getting quite excited about the Memories project: inspired from shared experiences of individuals who have survived cancer, […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: Theme Tester

Theme Tester by Donncha is possibly one of the simplest but most useful plugins I personally use on a day to day basis, it essentially […]

Adding Apple Device Icons

Why create an Apple device icon ? An Apple device icon will appear on the home screen of Apple devices when a user has selected […]

Twitter Backgrounds and the New, New Twitter

If you’re still using the old Twitter, you’ll see that you will be ‘automatically be upgraded to New Twitter very, very soon.’ Don’t worry – […]

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