Vine to close
Twitter announced today (27 October 2016) its intention to close the video sharing service Vine, following an announcement to cut 9% of its workforce. Vine was purchased in 2012 for a reported $30m. But, since Twitter also runs the live streaming service Periscope, Vine has been allowed to wither. “Nothing is happening to the […]
Twitter starts change roll-out
Beginning on Monday 19 September, Twitter will roll out a previously-announced change altering which types of content count towards the character limit. As we reported on 24 May, tweets containing videos, GIFs, photos or polls will no longer have their character count reduced by the inclusion on the media. Until now, a tweet containing only text can include […]
Instagram launch “stories”
This week, Instagram has rolled out an upgrade and caught many users by surprise. Especially those familiar with Snapchat. Instagram stories is the name for the new feature designed to encourage more sharing. You can take still shots or moving images – with sound – which are shown together in a slideshow format. Each image […]
Nihito – how do you do it?
In the first of our series of articles about NIHITO, we looked at what it is. In the next one, we will look at some real-life examples of it being used. But this article addresses the simple question: “how do I go about adopting NIHITO?” First, a re-cap. NIHITO – which stands for Nothing Important […]
The Digital Zebra achieves LinkedIn company page follower target, ahead of schedule. The Digital Zebra has exceeded its set target of LinkedIn company page followers ahead of the end-June planned date. The goal of achieving a minimum of 50 LinkedIn company page followers has been exceeded several days before the 30 June deadline. Mark Wilson, founder and creative director of […]
Nihito – what is it?
What is NIHITO? What does it stand for? How does it require you to change your working practices? What is the benefit? NIHITO is one of the best acronyms for anyone involved in product design, creating services for customers, understanding what customers need, determining strategy for their company, writing customer-facing communications, determining pricing… It stands […]