Category Archives: Social Media Management

High-street prices cut as consumer sales fall in first week of December

From The Guardian – 13 December 2013 High street sales fell unexpectedly in the first week of December as squeezed consumers put off Christmas shopping, a survey indicates. Non-food sales in stores dropped 4.1% in the week ending 8 December, led by a 5.9% fall in fashion buying, figures from the accountant BDO showed. Spending […]

Hannah Smith – The UK’s latest victim of cyberbullies

A 14-year-old Leicestershire girl killed herself after being bullied on a social networking site, her father has claimed. Hannah Smith, from Lutterworth, was found hanged on Friday. Her father Dave Smith, wrote on Facebook that he found bullying posts on his daughter’s ask.fm page from people telling her to die. Latvia-based ask.fm allows users to […]

Live Twitter Updates from HMV HQ

Last week saw an employee of HMV airing the company’s plans for mass firings on Twitter whilst the discussions were still taking place. Poppy Rose Cleere, formerly HMV’s social media planner, claimed responsibility when she “live tweeted” a blow-by-blow account of last week’s redundancies at its London head office. The incident triggered panic among HMV […]