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George Osborne revealed his budget last week and it signalled, amongst other things, a 1p cut in beer duty and a 10% cut (or a having) in bingo duty. Recognising this as an opportunity to spread the good news Grant Schapps, Tory Party Chairman, created an ad with an image of said 'good news' and asked his followers to ReTweet. He obviously wasn't aware of how viral his ad would get and the opportunity this would give to many people to parody the message and spread it far and wide.

 

Here's one of the parodies from Labour Party activist Duncan Hothersall:

 

And one from a disgruntled law graduate:

 

And another from actor, David Schneider:

 

So, I suppose the simple message is to think very carefully before you publish anything humorous on Social Media platforms. Take a break, have a cup of tea and decide whether it is a good idea to hit the ' Tweet Me' button.

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Apple Mac..It Was 30 Years Ago Today!

by Admin on February 7, 2014

apple-at-30As many of you are aware I am a huge Apple fanboy and today marks the 30th Anniversary of the Mac. Can you remember the first Mac product that you started using? Mine was the original Apple Macintosh which I discovered in a computer lab in 1985. That sense of wonder at Apple's brilliance of designing amazing products hasn't diminished to this day.

Check out this video - 1.24.14 - which they created using just an iPhone.

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Jelly – The Next Big Thing in Mobile Apps?

January 8, 2014

Tweet Biz Stone is the co-found/inventor of Twitter and he has just released a mobile app called Jelly. The principle is simple: you take a picture and ask others to answer or it or conversely, you go through others pictures and try to answer their questions. The people you ask with either be your followers […]

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The Benefit of Twitter to SME’s (SMB’s)

December 2, 2013

Tweet I just came across this interesting (August, 2013) infographic that was created by Market Probe International for Twitter. The survey interviewed 500 people over 18 years of age from the US and UK and who currently follow SME's on Twitter. If you're an SME, you may find the results of relevance.

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New Google Analytics Course To Be Launched – Starts January!

November 12, 2013

Tweet Marketing Tom Media is pleased to announce that from January it will be offering a new Google Analytics course. We have been working on it for the past 4 weeks and have now set a date for its launch: January 31st, 2014. This course is aimed at users of Analytics who would like to […]

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Useful Tools for Using Twitter

November 11, 2013

Tweet Twitter is one of the topics we cover in most depth on the Social Media Courses that we run. And there are so many things that you can do with it apart from tweeting! Here are some tools that I think you may find quite useful. If you're getting annoyed at receiving retweets from […]

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Who Are the Kings of Social Customer Care in the UK?

November 8, 2013

Tweet Social Media has really turned customer care on its head. The way that we, as customers, now look for support from companies is changing, where, how and to whom we turn to get help. We used to believe that customer care issues could be handled in terms of weeks, days or hours but new […]

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Using Pinterest for Engagement (and fun!)

November 6, 2013

Tweet If you're looking at new ways to use Pinterest to engage your audience, read on. I was checking out the Moz Google Plus page today (Moz, accordining to CrunchBase provides analytics software to track all of a website’s inbound marketing efforts—search marketing, link building, social media, and brand mentions—on one platform) and a competition […]

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Embedding YouTube Videos on to Your Own Site

November 4, 2013

Tweet Many of us are experimenting with YouTube videos - having identified why we should create them and then upload them on to YouTube. We are also creating channels and embedding them on to our own websites or blogs. Some of us even have strategies to get partners or affiliates to embed these videos on […]

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