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7 October 2011
Privacy conscious Hibe.com on the future of social networks

Tim Gibbon, director Elemental By Tim Gibbon
In an interview with Brendan Charles, community manager at privacy conscious social network Hibe.com the Social Media Portal (SMP) learns more about other networks vying for user love.

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2011 social media all stars

3 October 2011
A list of the top social media players: 2011 social media all stars

Tim Gibbon, director Elemental By Tim Gibbon
Lemon.ly looks at the top 10 social media players on the scene in its 2011 social media all stars infographic. It's the second second year of the all star list, with some new players listed and others that are a bit longer in the tooth. So, which services have made the grade?

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How the World Uses Social Networks by Mashable.com

28 September 2011
How the world uses social networks

Tim Gibbon, director Elemental By Tim Gibbon
Mashable.com uses statistics from Nielsen and InternetWorldStats presenting an infographic that demonstrates how the world uses social networks. It looks at 10 countries and the percentage of users per country and the percentage of interest users in the top social networks.

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26 September 2011
A fiery week in the social network world

Tim Gibbon, director Elemental By Tim Gibbon
They say that when it rains, it pours. It certainly was that kind of week within the social network world and the battle for user love. Hearing users described as products by Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg at its f8 conference was a first, even if it was developers conference. However, Facebook wasn’t the only social network with significant announcements.

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The evolution of long distance relationships

23 September 2011
How social media helps in the evolution of long distance relationships

Tim Gibbon, director Elemental By Tim Gibbon
You've probably realised we enjoy a good infographic at Elemental, so what's not to enjoy about one that blends love and technology. The Rounds and Column Five Media have just done that, creating the evolution of long distance relationships - showing how technologies are used by couples.

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Facebook f8 developer conference x 150

22 September 2011
Facebook overhauls News Feed ahead of f8 conference

Rachel Hawkes, account director, Elemental By Rachel Hawkes
Since Google+ launched in July, Facebook has seemingly been rolling out regular changes to its functionality and terms of use in an effort to stop the ‘death of Facebook’ chants. This most recent change, the third in 10 days, hasn’t been as well received as Facebook may have hoped – but they have historically struggled to win users over with any new change.

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Atlassian Communication through the ages infographic

22 September 2011
Communication through the ages

Tim Gibbon, director Elemental By Tim Gibbon
Can you remember life before the internet? Were you around then? Before texting, Tweeting, +1, Like et al we all needed to communicate and its been the rise and fall of many. Atlassian's Communication through the ages infographic has a shot at and taking us through the how we've managed to stay in touch over the years.

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15 September 2011
Social networks focus on privacy and user preferences

Tim Gibbon, director Elemental By Tim Gibbon
"Who do you trust with your 'social media' information?" infographic is the latest privacy approach to win users over. Social network Hibe.com demonstrates how secure users information can be, and the steps they need to go through to delete a social networking account on its comparison infographic.

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Social Media Yearbook Class of 2001 infographic

7 September 2011
Social networks get US college style 2011 Yearbook

Tim Gibbon, director Elemental By Tim Gibbon
We love this infographic from Classfinders.com they've called the Social Media Yearbook Class of 2011. It's their take on much loved social networks in a cheeky way.

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Number 10 Downing Street

26 August 2011
UK government rethinks position on social media

Tim Gibbon, director Elemental By Tim Gibbon
Yesterday, the UK government has backed down on its position regarding social media and networks in times of civil unrest. In a meeting organised by the UK government, ministers, police, social network Facebook, telecoms provider Research in Motion ([RIM] the makers of Blackberry), and microblogging service Twitter resulted in unclear direction from the Home Office.

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