Category Archives: Twitter

WOULD YOU LIE TO ME BABY? YES – IF YOU WERE ONE OF THOSE BLOODY ANNOYING POLITICAL POLLSTERS

No-one likes a smart-arse – but am I the only person who got the Election right? Apart from the punter who put £30K on at 7-1. Was I swayed by the pollsters? Hell no! I based my opinion on one … Continue reading

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A FRONT PAGE SEX SCANDAL. WHEN BRAND SPONSORSHIP GOES WRONG.

It’s every Marketing Director’s nightmare – the trophy brand sponsorship you pushed through the Board at huge expense explodes in a scandal. Your brand on Page One, for all the wrong reasons. Step forward Bidvest. The South African investment group … Continue reading

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PERISCOPE – DOWNLOAD IT, ADOPT THE BRACE POSITION

IT’S TWITTER’S VIDEO VERSION OF CAGE FIGHTING. HILARIOUS, SHOCKING, DISGUSTING AND ON YOUR PHONE.  I LOVE IT. What kind of monster have those techie dweebs from Periscope unleashed on the Internet. If you thought Twitter was lawless, buckle up and … Continue reading

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THE NEW BREED OF STARS WHO REALLY GET SOCIAL MEDIA

LINEKER, CARRAGHER AND NEVILLE.  THE NEW BREED OF STARS WHO REALLY GET SOCIAL MEDIA – AND HAVE THE TWITTER SCARS TO PROVE IT. Twitter is a lawless jungle where brilliant content rubs shoulders with the vilest abusers in the planet. … Continue reading

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IT WON’T BE THE SUN WOT WINS IT THIS TIME – BUT IT MIGHT BE TWITTER… (Part 2)

Nicola Sturgeon just dropped the first tactical nuclear weapon of the Election. Not in a speech or an interview on TV – she bypassed traditional media to slam the Daily Telegraph in capital letters on her Twitter account as soon … Continue reading

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FORMER EDITOR OF THE SCOTTISH SUN STEVE SAMPSON ON SNP LEADER NICOLA STURGEON AND SEX

Nicola Sturgeon isn’t a sex symbol – but the newspapers are obsessed with her sex. The Tories launched a poster campaign with Miliband in Alex Salmond’s pocket – old hat. The Daily Mail’s cartoonist had poor Ed stuffed between Nicola’s … Continue reading

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IT WON’T BE THE SUN WOT WINS IT – BUT YOUTUBE MIGHT

Rupert Murdoch famously bollocked Kelvin MacKenzie for the Sun’s searing headline “It was the Sun what won it”. As with many things to do with Kelvin, Rupert completely misunderstood his mercurial Editor’s thought process. The headline caught the mood of … Continue reading

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